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Quick Response Grants Closed: 3 Feb 2017

Quick Response Grants help New Zealand artists, arts practitioners and arts organisations to create and distribute their work.

In total 269 applications were received, with $1,659,771 requested in total.

Results include:

  • General arts fund – 61 projects totalling $343,968 were supported. $1,203,552 was requested by 196 applicants.
  • Māori arts funds – 25 projects totalling $135,822 were supported. $356,488 was requested by 56 applicants.
  • Pacific arts funds – 11 projects totalling $46,982 were supported. $99,731 was requested by 17 applicants.

More about Quick Response Grants

More information about this round in the news item

Funding recipients

Albert Mateni

Towards completing a production script of 'Hearts of Men' for theatre.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $2,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Alexa Wilson

Towards a collaboration between Alexa Wilson and Mayfield Brooks creating ‘Breathless’ for Berlin, NZ and New York City.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Amber Walls

Towards an international research and knowledge exchange visit informing professional and sector development in Aotearoa.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Andrew Luis

Towards the development and rehearsal of a new work by Andrew Cesan in conjunction with US-based choreographer Andrew Winghart.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

A Slightly Isolated Dog Ltd.

Towards touring costs for a season of Jekyll & Hyde at The Basement Theatre.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

ASSITEJ Aotearoa New Zealand

Towards Trick of the Light presenting The Bookbinder at ASSITEJ's Cradle of Creativity festival in South Africa.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Atlas Literary Medical Journal

Towards publishing one issue of a literary journal focused on medicine and the human body.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Barry Te Whatu

To participate at an indigenous event at the Evergreen State College Longhouse Education Centre USA.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,847

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Bronwen Golder

Towards the exhibition of works by Dame Robin White at the UN.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Carol Brown

Towards the rehearsal and development of Lost + Found dance installation.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,900

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Chocolate Stigmata

Towards the development of a new play that explores the role of women in Samoa's Mau independence movement in 1930.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Christina Wirihana

To participate at an indigenous event at the Evergreen State College Longhouse Education Centre, Olympia Washington, USA.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,344

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Christopher Artley

Towards a new composition Missa Brevis for orchestra, organ and choir for premiere in 2018 by ASO and the Graduate Choir.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Claire Bell

Towards mentoring in large scale glass engraving.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Daniel James

Towards presenting an interactive song-writing work for audiences in Wellington.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dargaville Arts Association

Towards a series of weaving raranga.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $4,626

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Design Assembly

Towards a series of commissioned essays for online publication.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,600

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Donald Ratana

Towards participating at Putahi V Tahiti 2017.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Dragon Brothers Books Ltd

Towards publishing and producing animation for the second volume in a series of novels for children.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Eddie Elliott

Towards a six month indigenous exchange with Red Sky in Canada, June 2017.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Erwin van Asbeck

Towards a workforce development initiative upskilling community arts providers to assess and evidence the value of their work.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

FCC

Towards a series of diverse play readings in Wellington and Auckland.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Flaxworks Theatre Company

Towards the development of a new New Zealand play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $4,720

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Free Theatre Christchurch

Towards the presentation of The Black Rider - the casting of the magic bullets.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Georgina Watson

Towards research and development for new work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Glenda Hape

To participate at an indigenous event at the Evergreen State College Longhouse Education Centre, Olympia Washington, USA.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,568

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 .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Good Company Arts

Towards installation of the ONE ONE exhibition at Scenofest; World Stage Design 2017, Taipei.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jade String Quartet

Towards an album of eight works by New Zealand composers to be recorded by the Jade Quartet.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,350

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jade Townsend

Towards a residency with Slade Art School and Camden Arts Centre.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

James Bellaney

Towards a mentoring programme.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,005

FUNDING POOL: Tohunga Tukunga Mentoring Fund

Jasmine Watson

Towards training with master enamellist Tsuruya Sakurai.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,100

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jeremy Coubrough

To produce an extended album of music that uses digital technology in an innovative way.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,020

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

John Key

Towards a domestic tour of 9 venues by the John Key Trio of their new jazz album "Back and Forth".

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,573

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jonathan Palmer

Towards choral conducting professional development at the 2017 World Choral Symposium in Spain.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,864

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jumpboard Productions

Towards remounting for a season at Edinburgh Fringe 2017.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Kaaterina Kerekere

To participate at an indigenous event at the Evergreen State College Longhouse Education Centre USA.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,770

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Kristin D'Agostino

Towards an exhibition of New Zealand contemporary jewellery in France.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lana Keil

Towards a weaving wananga and exhibition.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Le Moana

Towards script development and rehearsals of Purple Onion for a season at the Kia Mau Festival 2017 in Wellington.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Little Dog Barking Theatre Company

Towards production costs for a theatre production for early childhood and young audiences.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lucy-Margaux Marinkovich

To attend the International Young Choreographer's Project (Taiwan) and present work at the GeorgeTown Festival (Malaysia).

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,340

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Margaret Aull

Towards the development of an exhibition.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,523

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Maria Gill

Towards the cost of researching a children's picture book about animals on the frontline in WW1 and WW2.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,750

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mario Faumui

Towards Fine Fatale research and workshop for a new Pacific contemporary dance theatre work 2017.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Massey University Press

Towards publishing a book of essays by New Zealand writers on the concept of home.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $2,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Matthew Hanson

Towards postgraduate study at Zürcher Hochschule der Künste.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Melanie Hamilton

To collaborate with T.H.E on a new double bill for the 2017 contemporary dance festival.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $3,410

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mia Straka

Towards participation in the iPromise exhibition during Radiant Pavilion.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $4,100

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Michael Waysmith

Towards the development and production of new work.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,100

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mihirangi Fleming

To develop and create a new body of work using innovative technologies.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Mudra Dance Company

Towards Phase 1 development of the dance work 'Kartikeya'.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Murihiku Maori and Pasifika Cultural Trust

Towards the annual Pacific & Maori Murihiku Polyfest 2017 for the Southland Region.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Moana Community Fund

Nathan Pohio

Towards supporting cultural requirement of the artwork Raise the anchor, unfurl the sails 2017 Athens.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,476

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Naughton Tapu

Towards touring "Urban Soul Cafe" and co-choreographing the works "Le Roi David" and "Routines: Good Kids Don't Dance" in Germany.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

New Zealand Jazz Foundation

Towards the 2017 New Zealand Youth Jazz Orchestra course and its five North Island concerts.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,600

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Okareka Dance Company

Towards the touring of Manawa to schools across the motu.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Oratia Media

Towards the publishing of Nga Atua written and illustrated by Robyn Kahukiwa.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Orchestras Central

To Orchestras Central for 'Sensing Music' in Hamilton.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,450

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Pasifika By Nature Trust

Towards Pasifika by Nature, the Waikato & Bay of Plenty Secondary Schools Cultural Festival 2017.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Moana Community Fund

Paul Amlehn

Towards a theater work about the relationship between musician John Cage and dancer Merce Cunningham.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Paula Morris

Towards attending Banff Indigenous Writers Forum, researching a non-fiction essay and developing a New Zealand-based international literature prize.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,086

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Phillipa Hartley

Towards participating at the World Culture Tattoo Festival Spain 2017.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,703

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Rebecca Nunes

Towards post-production costs for a documentary about Ann Shelton.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Regan Taylor

Towards the writing a new full length comedy.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,820

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Robert Thorne

Towards the creation of a new website.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,080

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Rowan Pierce

Towards a series of workshops to develop a new work integrating interactive media and live performance.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ruaimoko Charitable Trust

Towards two workshops to further the development of the interdisciplinary work 'Wairua' for presentation in 2018.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,496

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sam Trubridge

Towards preparing a new performance, video, and installation work for the Deep Anatomy exhibition in Auckland's Silo 6 venue.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $6,958

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

SaVAge K'Lub

Towards an activation at St Paul St Gallery's Still, Like Air, I'll Rise.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary .

AWARDED: $2,800

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sharn Te Pou

Towards the development of a new work.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,992

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Strike Percussion

Towards work development for STRIKE percussion ahead of an Australian tour.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,346

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tania-Maree Roxborogh

Towards completing a children's novel.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tawera (Venus) Tahuri

To participate at an indigenous event at the Evergreen State College Longhouse Education Centre, Olympia Washington, USA.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,954

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Marunui Hotene

Towards an exhibition.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,700

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Te Puanga Whakaari Theatre Productions

Towards a devised solo show for Kia Mau Festival, Wellington, 8-10 June.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Rehia Theatre

Towards the presentation of a bi-lingual theatre show promoting te reo Māori throughout Auckland during Hōtoke 2017.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Tira Whakaari Trust

To celebrate and discuss Te Kooti Rikirangi's contribution and influence on contemporary Māori visual arts.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,540

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Tuhi

Towards a publication on a large-scale Yona Lee installation.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Chaps

To The Chaps for multiple live performances in Europe upon invitation.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Kame House Classic

Towards promotion of the 2017 Worldwide DJ Competition.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,780

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tianyi Lu

Towards opera conducting professional development in Europe.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,875

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tikilounge Productions

Towards a curated online exhibition of Pasifika heritage Ei measina for a Pasifika youth audience.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Timothy Wagg

Towards a new two-channel video work.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tui Gillies

Towards exhibition and workshops on Tongan tapa art at the 2017 Festival of Quilts in Birmingham, UK.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $4,030

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Tui Ranapiri-Ransfield

Towards the collaboration of research, story telling, oratory histories about the Hōkioi and Wōhali eagles.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Turene Jones

Towards a final draft of a new Māori play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Tyla Ta'ufo'ou

Towards participation at the Traditional Tattoo & World Culture Festival and Amsterdam Tattoo Convention 2017.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $1,933

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Victoria University Wellington Foundation

Towards the 44th International Viola Congress to be held in Wellington in 2017.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Virginia Leonard

Towards a residency at the Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Centre.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Waimihi Hotere

Towards wānanga with kaumātua in Ngāti Huiao, Maniapoto 2017.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Tohunga Tukunga Mentoring Fund

Wai-te-ata Press

Towards publishing a print edition of Best New Zealand Poems 2015 translated into Italian.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Whanganui Literary Festival Trust

Towards presenting New Zealand writers at a literary festival.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Yaniv Janson

Towards travel costs for two international exhibitions.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Yuki Kihara

Towards research & development for the creation of new works.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $6,519

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Zahra Killeen-Chance

Towards the production of a new dance work, A Figure Exhales, at Basement Theatre, Auckland.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,050

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Zanetti Productions, Trick of the Light Theatre (NZ)

Towards remount costs ahead of national and international engagements.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Results of our work : Quick Response Grants