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Arts Development Investment (Toi Uru Kahikatea) 2013 Closed: 31 May 2013

Thirty-three organisations were awarded $10.9 million through this programme. Toi Uru Kahikatea provides funding to established New Zealand practitioners, groups and arts organisations for one to three years to support ongoing activities and infrastructure. The results listed below show what was offered. Final grant payments may differ from what is offered once contracts are negotiated and/or when projects are completed.

More about the Toi Uru Kahikatea programme

Funding recipients

Art & Industry Biennial Trust - SCAPE Public Art

Towards curator, artist and publication costs for SCAPE 8; an international visitor for SCAPE 8; public art development workshops; and a public art project manager.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $205,800

2014: $79,800 2015: $126,000


Arts On Tour NZ Trust

Towards a national touring programme including regional and smaller communities featuring New Zealand artists across a range of artforms.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

TOTAL: $434,000

2014: $217,000 2015: $217,000


Atamira Dance Company

Towards the development of new work; the development and presentation of short works and main-bill programmes; presenting works nationally; and market development.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $665,000

2014: $332,500 2015: $332,500


Auckland University Press

Towards publishing 10 books by New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $55,000

2014: $55,000


Choirs Aotearoa New Zealand Trust (Voices Chamber Choir and New Zealand Youth Choir)

Towards presenting an integrated programme of concerts and education activities.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $876,000

2014: $290,000 2015: $286,000 2016: $300,000


Deckers & Gascard Partnership (Makers 101 Ltd)

Towards a three year mentoring programme; national and international touring of 'Handshake' exhibitions with a supporting publication; professional development seminars and masterclasses for 'Handshake' mentees; and website development.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

TOTAL: $248,688

2014: $77,974 2015: $90,497 2016: $80,217


Footnote Dance Company

Towards a professional development programme for dancers and choreographers; developing and touring works in New Zealand; and partnerships to support artistic, business and audience development.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $800,000

2014: $400,000 2015: $400,000


Fortune Theatre Trust

Towards an annual season of seven professional works, the annual touring of one work, a young playwrights initiative and and an education officer.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $1,500,000

2014: $500,000 2015: $500,000 2016: $500,000


Indian Ink Theatre Company Ltd

Towards national touring of 'Kiss the Fish'; touring of 'Guru of Chai' to the United States; and the development of a new play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $214,132

2014: $214,132


Kahurangi NZ Maori Dance Trust

Towards researching hapu stories of Ngati Kahungunu; a Maori games workshop and tournament; a national theatre in education tour; and the development of Whakaaria Mai.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

TOTAL: $583,330

2014: $291,665 2015: $291,665


McCahon House Trust

Towards the artist in residence programme and website development.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $89,280

2014: $44,640 2015: $44,640


New Zealand Dance Advancement Trust (New Zealand Dance Company)

Towards national and international touring of 'Rotunda' and 'Language of Living'; the development and presentation of new works; a choreographic development programme and market development.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $1,000,000

2014: $500,000 2015: $500,000


New Zealand Dance Festival Trust (Tempo Dance Festival)

Toward the annual Tempo Dance Festival.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $330,000

2014: $110,000 2015: $110,000 2016: $110,000


New Zealand Opera School

Towards tuition for 24 young New Zealand singers and associated performances.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $70,000

2014: $30,000 2015: $20,000 2016: $20,000


NZ Choral Federation Inc

Towards a series of events, activities and resources to promote choral singing and to strengthen the organisational capability of the federation.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $479,000

2014: $155,000 2015: $145,000 2016: $179,000


NZTrio Foundation

Towards national touring and providing chamber experiences and coaching for secondary and tertiary students.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $515,100

2014: $156,000 2015: $175,600 2016: $183,500


Otago Festival of The Arts Trust

Towards a season of New Zealand works and artists.

This content is tagged as Pan-artform festivals .

TOTAL: $60,000

2014: $60,000


Otago University Press

Towards publishing nine books by New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $32,500

2014: $32,500


Pacific Islands Dance Fono Trust (Pacific Dance NZ)

Towards commissioning three new works by New Zealand-based Pacific choreographers; a showcase at Tempo Dance Showcase 2014; an annual fono for Pacific dancers and choreographers; and a community engagement choreographic residency.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $100,000

2014: $100,000


Penguin Group (NZ)

Towards publishing six books by New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $21,500

2014: $21,500


PROMPT Incorporated (PANNZ)

Towards the 2014 PANNZ market for the performing arts sector.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

TOTAL: $35,000

2014: $35,000


Random House New Zealand Ltd

Towards publishing 10 books by New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $35,500

2014: $35,500


Red Leap Theatre Charitable Trust

Towards premiering 'The Sea Show'; the 'Incubator: Short Works' programme; touring 'Paper Sky' to Otago and Southland; and the development of a new work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $298,500

2014: $298,500


Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ

Towards two international fellowships at the Shakespeare Globe; and the 2014 and 2015 University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare feativals.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $80,000

2014: $30,000 2015: $50,000


Silo Theatre Trust

Towards the development and presentation of the 2014 artistic programme.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $420,000

2014: $420,000


Southern Lakes Arts Festival Trust

Towards the Festival of Colour 2015 and the development of a writers and ideas 'Aspiring Conversations' festival in 2016.

This content is tagged as Pan-artform festivals .

TOTAL: $100,000

2014: $10,000 2015: $90,000


Strike Percussion Trust

Towards 'Batterie 100' a national youth mentoring and performance programme for 2014.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $99,900

2014: $99,900


Tawata Productions

Towards Matariki Development Festivals in 2014 and 2015; touring 'I, George Nepia' to maraes on the East Coast of the North Island and Rotorua, performing 'Sunset Road' in Auckland; developing and presenting three new Maori works in 2014 and 2015; developing and presenting new work 'The Dark Lord of Savaiki' in 2014 and 2015.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $497,482

2014: $241,190 2015: $256,292


The Big Idea - Te Aria Nui Charitable Trust

Towards providing online services to the New Zealand art sector and audiences; online mentoring for arts writers; raising artist profiles and online community engagement; and an online artist residency on a new media project with community participation.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

TOTAL: $87,182

2014: $87,182


The Conch Theatre Co Ltd

Towards teaching theatre skills to Pacific Island youth and create a youth company; to develop and present two new works; to support international development and touring; and towards audience development.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $565,457

2014: $221,670 2015: $343,787


Victoria University Press

Towards publishing 10 books by New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $37,000

2014: $37,000


Young & Hungry Arts Trust

Towards commissioning and mentoring young playwrights, mounting the annual Young and Hungry festival and the Ambassadors programme.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $294,000

2014: $97,000 2015: $98,500 2016: $98,500


Youth Performance Trust (Smokefree Pacifica Beats)

Towards the regional and national 'Smokefree Pacifica Beats' youth music event in 2014 & 2015.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $120,000

2014: $60,000 2015: $60,000


Results of our work : Arts Development Investment (Toi Uru Kahikatea) 2013