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Quick Response Grants Closed: 26 Jun 2015

104 grants totalling $520,472 were offered to support projects by New Zealand artists, practitioners and arts organisations. More than $2 million was requested from 343 applications.

As part of this round:

  • 12 grants totalling $39,460 were offered from the Pacific Arts Fund. Over $120,000 was requested from 22 applications
  • 26 grants totalling $110,859 were offered from the Māori Arts Fund. Over $350,000 was requested from 55 applications

Funding recipients

Anahera Press Ltd

Towards publication of a book of poetry and short stories by Serie Barford.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Andrew Withington

Towards leadership development for a choral conductor.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,490

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Angela Kilford

Towards live art performance event for an international art performance symposium.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $1,250

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Aroha String Quartet

Towards production of workshopped broadcast quality recordings of selected New Zealand works for string quartet.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Ashleigh Kilmartin

Towards first year of Master of Fine Arts programme at Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Atuanui Press Ltd

Towards publishing a book of essays on the arts and media in New Zealand by Roger Horrocks.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Auckland Festival of Photography Trust

Towards attendance at the Asia Pacific Photoforum.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,100

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Auckland University of Technology AUT

Towards St Paul St 2015 Curatorial Symposium.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,980

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Ben Nutsford

Towards the production of an EP (5 tracks) of original music by an artist working with the Kapiti community.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $1,798

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Binge Culture Collective Ltd

Towards redevelopment of script and production of public outdoor show 'Whales'.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,802

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Body in Space Ltd

Towards the production of a Fringe Festival of Theatre in Nelson.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Breton Dukes

Towards a novel.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Bronson Marshall

To assist with the recording production mixing and mastering costs of the 'Little Boat' EP.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Bruce Ansley

To research and write Islands book.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Bruce Connew

Towards offset printing an art book - shipping and postage.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,459

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Caroline Vercoe

Towards catalogue publication costs for Pasifique(s) Contemporain 2015 - an international Pacific exhibition in France.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Christina Wirihana

To attend Northwest Native American Basketmakers Association conference and Longhouse celebration.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Christopher Weaver

Towards professional development at the Peters Valley School of Craft - New Jersey USA.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,303

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Cian White

Towards script development of a third draft of 'Te Puhi'.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Clovis McEvoy

To attend and have a new musical composition performed at one of Asia's largest and most prestigious festivals.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,810

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Conor Clarke

Towards new work costs.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,198

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Corban Estate Arts Centre

Towards the development of a new website.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Creative Capital Arts Trust

Towards building opportunities for new works in the New Zealand Fringe Festival to tour to Australia Fringes.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $4,850

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Daniel Musgrove

Towards script development.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,650

FUNDING POOL: General arts

David Downes

Towards the creation of a new music work for hemispherical loudspeaker array.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Denise Lewis

Towards professional development and presenting at Making Futures conference - Plymouth College of Arts UK.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,394

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Dragon Brother Books Ltd

Towards the development of 3D Augmented Reality video content for (physical) children's books.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

Towards artist and MC fees - photographer and designer costs for Opening Night Showcase event.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,401

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Eb & SPARROW

Towards a nationwide tour of original New Zealand music by Eb and Sparrow of their new full length album Sun/Son.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,465

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Eddie Elliott

Towards flights to Banff - as part of the Indigenous Dance Residency.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $2,665

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Edna Pahewa

To attend Northwest Native American Basketmakers Association conference.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Ellis Aranga

Towards development of visual art exhibition.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Frances Edmond

Towards research and script development for a documentary about Lauris Edmond.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Gabrielle Thomas

Towards attending Metamorphosis Summer Dance residency in Mexico.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Gabriel White

Towards a live cinema performance.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $4,350

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Gebert Siftung fur Kultur KURATOR

Towards Alicia Frankovich's presentation at the Gebert Foundation for Culture - Switzerland.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Gecko Press

Towards publishing two novels.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Glass Vaults

Towards national touring of live band 'Glass Vaults' in support of debut album 'Sojourn'.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Hana Miller

Towards travel and accommodation costs to develop and perform Body of Work in France.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,418

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Haruhiko Sameshima

Towards an exhibition at Photospace and catalogue.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

He Kaakano Ahau

Towards stage - completion of photographic and video documentary for the exhibition HKA.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Hera Bradburn

Towards giving a workshop at the Australia National Young Writer's Festival.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $1,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Huhana Smith

Towards production of installation for exhibition at Te Manawa - Palmerston North.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Huia (NZ) Ltd

Towards a children's picture book (both in English and Maori) written by Patricia Grace - illustrated by Andrew.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Hutt Valley Cook Islands Association

Towards a Wellington Cook Islands tivaevae group participating at the Pacific Heritage Arts Fono in Auckland 2015.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $3,518

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

James Ioelu

Towards a residency at the National Opera Studio - London.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,960

FUNDING POOL: General arts

James Schuster

To attend Northwest Native American Basketmakers Association conference.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Jane de Jong

Towards a songwriting trip to Sydney to work with a range of Universal Music writers and producers.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,535

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Janet Lilo

Towards participation at the Pacifiques Contemporain exhibition in France 2015.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Jeremy Leatinu'u

Towards installation of art and participation at Pacifique(s) Contemporain 2015 exhibition in France.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Jon Hall

Towards the development of new sculptural works for a solo exhibition.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $2,183

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Katarzyna Pol

Towards development and restaging of existing work.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,480

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Kim Halliday

Towards Indigenous Music collaboration/workshops residency at BANFF in Canada 2015.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Kim Lowe

Towards attending the IMPACT 9 print conference in Hangzhou.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Kylie Tiuka

Towards a visual study of the ancestral waters of Tuhoe. Research; produce and exhibit artwork to public.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,250

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Ledua Taucilagi

Towards performing arts workshops with the Fijian community in Wellington 2015.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Leila Adu-Gilmore

Towards a trip to China to present at the Cross Cultural Music Conference for NZ Composer Jack Body.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Leonie Hayden

Towards travel and accommodation to attend the Australian National Young Writers Festival in October 2015.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $1,869

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Liam Te Nahu

Towards small body of work for Sydney Contemporary Australian International Artfair.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,867

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Little Dog Barking Theatre Ltd

Towards script and visual development of 'Black Dog' based on the book by New Zealander Pamela Allen.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,300

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Louise Wallace

Towards travel to Newcastle Australia to participate in the National Young Writers' Festival.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $1,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Lucien Johnson

Towards recording a new album of original jazz compositions for sextet.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Lucy-Margaux Marinkovich

The Tup Lang Scholarship to attend two choreographic residencies in Malaysia and Singapore.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,092

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Matatina Marae Trust

Towards Maori Community Arts Wananga.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Matiu Te Huki

Towards running workshops and performances.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $758

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Meleta Bennett

To attend Northwest Native American Basketmakers Association conference.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Mere Boynton

To attend a series of international performing arts based workshops in Japan.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $2,200

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Michael Bennett

Towards funding a book tour to main and smaller centres to promote and raise awareness of the book.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Michel Tuffery

Towards exhibition and participation at the Pacifique(s) Contemporain 2015 international exhibition in France 2015.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Milli Jannides

Towards a residency in Mexico City.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Monster Valley

Towards staffing costs of running 'The Experiment' during its season at The Basement Theatre.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $4,600

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Muscle Mouth

Towards creating a Market Development Plan for Muscle Mouth.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Nancy Wijohn

To develop and stage a full length work for Auckland Tempo festival 2015.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Native Niche Ltd

Towards New Zealand Tour Tautoko Album.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Nga Rangatahi Toa Creative Arts Initiative Trust

Towards community cultural development project enabling community action in rangatahi.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Nicholas Austin

Towards travel for an exhibition at Laurel Doody - Los Angeles.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Nicola Basham

Towards hosting an international weaving expert to deliver creative development workshops.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $4,209

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Okusitino Mahina

Towards presentation demonstration and performance of Tongan heritage arts music in Tonga 2015.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,550

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Oratia Media Ltd

Towards new edition of a key reference work about Maori woodcarving.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Otago Festival of The Arts Trust

Towards research database systems and operations and build new database for Arts Festival Dunedin.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Pacific Islands Dance Fono Trust

Towards presentation on Pasifika dance and participation at the Pacific Arts Association conference in Tonga 2015.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $1,392

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Peppercorn Press (NZ Books)

Towards the creation of a book reviewing website for 13-18 year olds.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Peter Wells

Towards creating a 3-day LGBT Writers Festival.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Pipi Ayesha Evans

Towards the re-mount and Christchurch performance of 'The Blue-Bearded Lady'.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,458

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Rifleman Productions Ltd

Towards development of a new dance theatre work.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,250

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Ronnie van Hout

Towards a solo exhibtion at the Centre for Contemporary Photography Melbourne.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,800

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Short + Sweet Festival

Towards staging the Short and Sweet Dance season at The Auckland Performing Arts Centre.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Sian Torrington

Towards research and development for new work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Sonya Lacey

Towards a series of films and sculptural work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,440

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Stark Theatre

Towards development of Sister Anzac.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Steffen Kreft

To attend the workshop 'Marionette Carving + Manipulation + Performance' at Puppets in Prague.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $4,719

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Tara Douglas

Towards a residency at Shiro Oni Studio Japan.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,740

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Te Kanawa Ngarotata

Towards a Moko Papa Wananga which focuses on the application of Ta Moko on the face.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Teokotai Paitai

Towards two Pacific dance practitioners attending an international choreography project in Japan 2015.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Te Reo o Taranaki Charitable Trust

Towards wananga for Taranaki artists.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Theatre Stampede Charitable Trust

Towards Company development.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

The Dancers of Dance Exchange

Towards performance and workshop with local artists.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Tim Gentles

Towards third semester of MA in Curatorial Studies at CCS Bard - New York.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Tuesday's Order

Towards an exhibtion of seven New Zealand jewellers at at Radiant Pavilion - Melbourne.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Valerie Smith

Towards development of a queer choreographic work in Tokyo and Brussels.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $4,919

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Waituhi Collective

Towards running a wananga Waituhi.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Maori arts

Wellington Fijian Cultural Group Trust

Towards Fijian heritage arts and community workshops in Wellington 2015.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific arts

Wellington Treasure Trust

Towards presenting New Zealand writers at LitCrawl 2015.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Winning Productions

To devise a new design-led outdoor theatre performance.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General arts

Results of our work : Quick Response Grants