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Quick Response Grants Closed: 4 Jul 2014

84 grants totalling $493,505 were offered to support projects by New Zealand artists, practitioners and arts organisations. More than $1.9 million was requested from 314 applications.

This includes:
  • 16 grants offered from the Maori Arts Fund totalling $102,344. Over $330,000 was requested from 48 applications.
  • 7 grants offered from the Pacific Arts Fund totalling $34,551. Over $190,000 was requested from 30 applications.

More about Quick Response Grants

Funding recipients

Amanda Yates

Towards the first iteration of the New Zealand Prague Quadrennial 2015 exhibition installation and associated performances.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,468

Andrew Laking

To a CD in a mini-book format called 'City and Sea: Songs of Wellington'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Art Body Ltd

Towards a wananga ta moko-a-wahine (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,365

Auckland Choral Society Inc

Towards commissioning a 15-minute work for female soloist, children's choir, full choir and organ by Anthony Ritchie.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Awa Press Ltd

Towards the publication of "The Notorious Ocean" by Matt Vance.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,000

Ben Clement

Towards postgraduate study at Academy of Fine Arts Nurnberg.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Brothers and Sisters Collective

For the Tup Lang Scholarship towards a final development workshop and Auckland performance season of 'eye' at Tempo Festival.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,920

Bullet Heart Club

Towards development of a new narrative theatrical cabaret.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Canterbury Poets Collective

Towards Poetry Readings 2014 Season.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,000

Cathie Harrop & Ilona Rodgers

Towards performances of words and music from New Zealand women in World War One.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $4,097

Christina Wirihana & Malekino Lawless

Towards an artist residency in Hawaii 2014 (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,857

Circability Trust

Towards hosting an Auckland Circus Convention.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,488

Company of Giants

Towards a workshop and showing of a new theatre work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,370

Composers Association of NZ

Towards attendance of delegates and composers to represent New Zealand at the 2014 International Society for Contemporary Music World Music Days and Asian Composers League Festival.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,480

Creative Waikato Trust

Towards a two day summit in February 2015.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Dagmar Dyck & Marine Vallee

Towards participation at a symposium and solo exhibition in Tahiti (Pacific Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,127

Dallas Matoe

To develop a new body of work for an exhibition (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Daniel Belton and Good Company

To present two works at the Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires December 2014.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $5,555

David Ling Publishing Ltd

Towards the publication of 'Auntie Ellie's Beach House' and 'The Toy Fairy'.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $6,000

Dylan Lardelli

Towards a European tour presenting New Zealand pieces.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,693

Elizabeth Ellis

Towards airfares to accompany Lindauer portraits to Berlin 2014 (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,545

Elizabeth Hewitt

Towards travel and accommodation expenses related to performing 'Cued-In' at Tempo Festival.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $2,724

Ema Tavola

Towards new work costs for the summer residency at Enjoy Gallery (Pacific Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

EyeContact

Towards a series of art reviews published online.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,000

Free Theatre Christchurch

Towards the 'Kafka's Amerika' project.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Gecko Press

Towards publishing costs of two junior fiction novels.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $6,000

Gloria Knight

Towards exhibiting at Spring 1883, Melbourne.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,000

Hannah Smith

Towards touring costs for performances in Australia.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Helen Bowater

Towards composing for chamber ensemble.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,000

Hohepa Thompson

Towards a solo exhibition (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Inside Out Productions

Towards consultation with Te Arawa and research for a script outline.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,390

Israel Tangaroa Birch

Towards a retrospective exhibition at the Hastings Art Gallery December 2014 (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

JAAM Publishing Collective

Towards publishing JAAM 32 Shorelines.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $2,900

James Oram

Towards research and development of new work and an exhibition in Sydney.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,500

Janet Lilo

Towards research in Normandy for an exhibition in France in 2015 (Pacific Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,424

Jennifer Haworth

Towards reproductions and permission costs of images by WWA artists.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,500

Johnson Witehira

Towards the development and exhibition of artworks (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,500

Josh Olley

Towards new work costs for a solo exhibition at Aigantighe Art Gallery, Timaru.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,085

Julian Raphael

Towards international professional development at the Kutandara Centre, Colorado.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,732

Kasia Pol

Towards airfares and presentation of works at two international arts festivals in Europe.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Kedron Parker & Bruce McNaught

Towards travel costs to present at the ADA Symposium.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $970

Kelly Ana Morey

Towards work on a novel.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,000

Lydia Zanetti & Valerie Smith

Towards development & presentation of a double bill choreographic event, 'SEP ARATE'.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $3,190

Maisey Rika Music Ltd

Towards airfares touring to Hawaii and New York in 2015 (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Maria Walker & Mary Campbell

Towards script development for a play (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,100

Mark Harvey

Towards New Zealand artists' participation in The New Performance Festival, Finland.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,818

Matters Arts Journal

Towards the publication of issue six.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,000

Matthew McIntyre Wilson

To produce an exhibition catalogue for a solo exhibition at Pataka Gallery (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,660

Megaphone

NZ Music Abroad:towards a concert featuring work by four significant New Zealand works for cello and piano.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,361

Movement Art Practice

Towards a three week open choreographic process to develop a new work 'about being one'.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

New Zealand Geographic Ltd

Towards the exhibition of New Zealand finalists' photographs in Christchurch.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

Nga Kaihanga Uku - Maori Clay Workers

To participate in the Maori Art Market 2014 (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,215

Nicola Melville

Towards commissioning three composers to write piano pieces in Judith Clark's memory.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Nicole Andrews

Towards recording for full length album of contemporary music.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,199

Nigel Collins & Jean Betts

Towards publication of New Zealand play 'Wheeler's Luck', in partnership with The Play Press.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $1,969

Opera Otago

Towards the production of the new New Zealand opera 'This Other Eden'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

Pacifica Mamas Arts and Cultural Trust

Towards website development (Pacific Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

Paolo Rotondo

Towards script development and completion of a first draft.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,000

Papa Ora Group

Towards Cook Islands Maori Tivaevae heritage arts workshops in Porirua (Pacific Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,000

Patrick Soper

Towards 'Kraus' touring New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,095

Patu Hohepa

Towards airfares to accompany Lindauer portraits to Berlin 2014 (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,545

Paula Green

To support a nationwide poetry tour for children.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $6,000

Portable Union

Towards a season of 'One Day Moko' at Q Theatre.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Prakash Patel

Towards research and development of new work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,500

Richard Orjis

Towards new work development for an exhibition at Sarjeant Gallery, Whanganui.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

Robin Nathan

Towards producing a new children's album 'Flea Three'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,450

Rowena Simpson & Kamala Bain

Towards commissioning a work for voice and recorder by Philip Brownlee.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,600

Ryan Ballinger

Towards new work costs for 'Road Runner'.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $1,500

Sam Logan

Towards a new music and sound based work called 'Fearsome'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,950

Sharn Te Pou

Towards recording of an EP (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,097

Sound and Light Exploration Society

Towards the Pyramid Club Festival 2014.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,450

Stone Maka

Towards creation of paintings using Tongan smoke colour techniques (Pacific Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,000

Susannah Bridges

Towards research and development of a new body of lit object works.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,280

Te Matau a Maui Voyaging Trust

Towards two waka 'Amotawa wananga' in Napier (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $7,490

Te Reo Wainene o Tua - TRWOT

Towards a 4 day Maori language event of storytelling (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $6,500

The Bacchanals

Towards South Island tour of new New Zealand play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

The Feast Collective

Towards a season of three original devised shows at The Basement.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

The Jac

Towards a tour of Australia by the jazz ensemble The Jac.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,800

The Operating Theatre Trust

Towards personnel costs for an upcoming children's theatre production.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

Vincent Egan

To produce a graphic novel telling the story of Maui and Sun (Maori Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,470

Wellington Fijian Cultural Group Trust

Towards Fijian heritage arts workshops in Wellington (Pacific Arts Fund).

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

Xin Cheng

Towards a residency in Switzerland and collaborative fieldwork in Europe and Japan.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,099

Y.S Collective

Towards development of new work.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,477

Zac Langdon-Pole

Towards a semester of study at Stadelschule.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

Results of our work : Quick Response Grants