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Quick Response Grants Closed: 15 Jul 2016

A total of 104 grants worth $526,349 were offered to support projects by New Zealand artists, practitioners and arts organisations.

335 applications were received, with more than $2,080,390 requested in total.

Results include:

  • General arts fund – 67 projects totalling $362,729 were supported. $1,631,520 was requested by 263 applicants.
  • Māori arts funds – 25 projects totalling $116,112 were supported. $325,576 was requested by 50 applicants.
  • Pacific arts funds – 12 projects totalling $47,508 were supported. $123,294 was requested by 22 applicants.

More about Quick Response Grants

Funding recipients

Adam Chamber Music Festival

To produce and disseminate three lectures in support of New Zealand music at the 2017 Adam Chamber Music Festival.

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AWARDED: $3,600

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anahera Press

Towards publishing a poetry book by Simone Kaho.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Andy Kingston

Towards the creation of new work.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $4,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anita Totha

Towards Remote Photobooks attendance at Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anna McGregor

Towards a concert in Sweden of music by Anthony Ritchie, including 2 world premieres.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anne Rodda

To commission Karlo Margetic to write a work as set piece for competitors in the 2017 Michael Hill International Violin Competition.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Auckland Festival of Ceramics

Towards Auckland Festival of Ceramics 2016.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Auckland Festival of Photography Trust

Towards an exhibition of Pacific and Maori photography in China.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,890

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Awa Press

Towards publishing memoirs by Nick Bollinger and Diana Wichtel.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Barbarian Productions

Toward developing design and content for a new work by Jo Randerson and Thomas LaHood.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,644

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ben Hoadley

To commission a new work for clarinet and chamber ensemble by Ben Hoadley to be performed in Auckland and Sydney in 2017.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Black Pearl Ltd

To fund 3 people to the Skabmagovat Festival January 2017.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Briar Prastiti

Towards professional mixing and mastering of the album 'Lady of Blue Anima' by Briar Prastiti.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,683

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bruce Paine

To commission Bruce Paine to create a new work for the New Zealand Guitar Quartet.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Cantabrian Society of Sonic Artists Inc

Towards the publication of "Writing Around Sound" no. 3, an arts journal engaging with audio culture and sonic art in New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Canterbury Poets Collective

Towards eight poetry readings.

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AWARDED: $2,970

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Charles Koroneho

Towards an international exchange with First Nations and Contemporary Dance artists in Canada.

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AWARDED: $5,690

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Chocolate Stigmata

Towards development of a new play about an old Samoan woman and a barnevelder chicken.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Claire Gormly

Towards a domestic tour "Three's a Crowd" by bands "Skelter", "Dead Beat Boys" and "Baker's Eddy" to engage youth audience.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,684

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Claire O'Neil

Towards a one-week intensive creative development for the performance work 'Fieldwork for (extra) ordinary folk'.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Craig Hilton

Towards a performance project that engages the public, scientists, science communicators and artists.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $1,750

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Creative Capital Arts Trust

Towards building opportunities for new works in the NZ Fringe Festival to tour to Australia.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Daisy Lavea-Timo

Towards development of Brave 2.0 Poetry Promenade in Christchurch.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Daren Kamali

Towards participating at arts events in the UK.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Diana Noonan

Towards writing a young adult novel for 13-17 year olds.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dolina Wehipeihana

Towards the National Maori Theatre Hui 2016 in Tamaki Makaurau.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,302

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

DOTDOT

Towards an art installation involving 3D representations of sound in virtual reality.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Eddie Elliott

To develop and stage “Intuition” a new dance work for the Auckland Fringe Festival 2017.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Everybody Cool Lives Here

Towards the Circa Theatre presentation of 'No Post on Sunday', a play from the perspective of three young men with intellectual disabilities.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

FCC

Towards a new series of FCC public play readings in Auckland and Dunedin.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

George Kahi

Towards attendance and research at WOMEX 2016, Galicia, Spain.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,172

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Glenn Colquhoun

Towards an exploration of Māori and Pākehā oral poetry through development of new work in both fields.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Gwangju Biennale Foundation

Towards a site-specific installation by Ruth Buchanan.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hayley Sproull

Towards the rehearsal costs ahead of an Auckland and Wellington season of a solo comedy show about encountering Maori heritage.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,390

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hopkinson Mossman

Towards a book on the work of Nick Austin.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

James Charlton

Towards new work for exhibition at KARST and the Exhibition Research Lab, U.K.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,424

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

James Gardner

To commission James Gardner to compose a new work 'Nakashima Burl' for bassoon and string trio.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

James Webster

To attend and participate at the World Harmony Puppetry Festival in Poland 26 September 2016.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $7,490

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Jason Wright

Towards an "Artifact of Mass" sound installation by Jason Wright, presented in Auckland.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,650

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Java Dance Company Ltd

Towards an immersive dance installation to be performed at the Hi Seoul Festival in South Korea.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jaya Mangalam Gibson, Ronan Whitteker

Towards a series of 5 workshops in Christchurch developing skills and knowledge of emerging digital art-forms and implications.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jim Cooper

Towards a residency at the Danish International Ceramics Research Centre, Guldagergaard.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

John Key

Towards a new original jazz album by John Key.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,040

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

John Weir

Towards researching and editing a collection of letters by James K Baxter.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jonathan Rotman

Towards printing costs for works that relate to the battle of Ōmarunui.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Josephine Jowett

Towards presentation of a multi-sensory installation at Chelsea Theatre, London.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Joseph Te Kahika

Towards a multi-disciplinary show exploring prophetic history.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $4,427

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Judith Darragh

Towards a three month residency at the Montalvo Art Centre Saratoga, U.S.A.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,728

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jumpboard Productions

Towards a week long workshop to adapt the book 'Essays in Love' by Alain De Botton for the stage.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,900

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Justine Simei-Barton

Towards research for a new work about Pasifika women based on Fale Aitu storytelling.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,330

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Kava Club

Towards a 6-month programme of public art forums with Pasifika and Maori artists.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Kokomai Creative Festival

Towards presenting a NZ theatre work at Kokomai Festival 2016.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Kowhai Media Ltd, James Frankham

Towards the Christchurch exhibition of New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Last Tapes Theatre Company, Robin Kelly

Towards development of a verbatim theatre piece about the Pike River mine.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,170

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Legacy Centre

To enable STRIKE to participate in Christmas in Takaro and undertake community collaboration in Palmerston North.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,164

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Maddie Leach

Towards a publication that narrates and completes 'The Blue Spring/Mata Air Murni' project commissioned for Jakarta Biennale 2015.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Maraea Rakuraku

Towards script development of a theatre work called Tan-kee which will premiere in 2017.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,417

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Margaret Aull

Towards travel to participate at arts events in the UK in 2016.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,469

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Marianne Schultz

To research and write the history of Limbs Dance Company.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mere Boynton

Towards airfares to participate in a dance work called Pacific Melting Pot at the Tjibaou Cultural Centre in Noumea.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $1,174

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Michael Smythe

Towards the writing of a book on designer Peter Haythornthwaite.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mickey Smith

Towards research and development for a publication on Carnegie libraries erected in the South Pacific.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,370

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mladen Bizumic

Towards a solo exhibition at Mostyn in Wales.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,284

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

New Zealand Fashion Museum

Towards research into cross-cultural garment design in New Zealand and international Pacific collections.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Okareka Dance Company

Towards a two week summer school programme.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Okareka Dance Company

Towards the creation of a new work called Manawa.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Orchestras Central

Towards a new Orchestras Central event series "Rusty Players" collaborating with the Civic Choir and Cycling NZ.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,950

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Peppercorn Press

Towards publishing content on a book reviewing website for 13-18 year olds.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Prima Volta Charitable Trust

Towards #operaclass managed by Prima Volta in the Hawkes Bay, to deliver audience development for opera by, with and for young people.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,800

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Prue Clark

Towards an Auckland and Wellington presentation of 'We May Have to Choose' a solo contemporary theatre work by Emma Hall and directed by Prue Clark.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,454

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rattle Records

Towards mentoring assistance to support Rattle Records to strategically plan for its ongoing development.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Raven Row, f clark

Towards Fiona Clark's participation in a group exhibition at Raven Row, London.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Raymond Chan

To Raymond Chan for a conducting mentorship programme with Giordano Bellincampi.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ruia Taitea Creative Ltd

Towards the 2016 annual Koanga Festival 16-18 September in Auckland.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Sriwhana Spong

Towards a three month residency at Gasworks, London.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,200

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Stella Corkery

Towards a solo exhibition at MX Gallery, New York.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,036

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sugarlicks

Towards commission for a Seva Hifi album.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $1,750

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Sugarlicks

Towards an Auckland based cultural diversity project.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tanya Batt

Towards the development of a new work that celebrates NZ women's cycling history.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Te Toki Voyaging Trust

Towards developing Te Whare Tapere and Connecting Voyagers concept for the New Zealand Festival, Wellington, 2018.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery

Towards print and distribution of a new book assessing John Parker's 50 year career.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,495

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Theatre Stampede Charitable Trust, Nightsong Productions Limited

Towards preparation for Te Po to tour to regional festivals.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,325

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Theatreview

To support Theatreview's Dance reviewing capacity.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Dust Palace

Towards the next phase of creative development of the new work 'Goblin Market'.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Graduate Choir New Zealand

Towards "Hear Our Voices" by the Graduate Choir, a special performance of choral works with young South Auckland choirs & opera singers.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,206

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tina Makereti, Witi Ihimaera Smiler

Towards producing an anthology of short stories from Māori and Pasifika writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Uwe Rieger, Carol Brown

Towards a mixed reality performance combining interactive holographic architecture with dance and music.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Visesio Siasau

Towards presentation at the PAA (Europe) symposium in the UK in 2016.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $1,719

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Wellington Fijian Language Komiti

Towards Fijian heritage arts workshops in Wellington.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Yona Lee

Towards new work for a solo exhibition at Alternative Space LOOP in Seoul, South Korea.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,822

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Results of our work : Quick Response Grants