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Quick Response Grants Closed: 30 Jun 2017

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

In total 344 applications were received, with a total of $2,103,073 requested.

109 applications were approved at a total value of $594,735.

  • General arts fund – 79 projects totalling $441,830 were supported. $1,670,710 was requested by 274 applicants.
  • Māori arts funds – 21 projects totalling $105,209 were supported. $308,478 was requested by 49 applicants. This includes:
  • Pacific arts funds – 9 projects totalling $47,696 were supported. $123,885 was requested by 21 applicants. This includes:

More about Quick Response Grants

Funding recipients

Alien Weaponry

Towards a national tour.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,312

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Alyson Cook

Towards promotions for high-quality New Zealand country music.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,802

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Anau Melie Women Development Group

Towards Tongan Lalanga weaving workshops in Christchurch.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $3,264

FUNDING POOL: Moana Community Fund

Annette Campbell

To develop and present Teka or Tika at the Koanga Festival at Te Pou Theatre 2017.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Antipodes

Towards a new Antipodes recording to support future tours in New Zealand, Australia and Europe.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,249

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Antonia Barnett-McIntosh

Towards participating at the international Morni Hill Art Residency, Chandigarh, India under invitation.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,420

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

ANZCA, Eve Gordon

Towards the completion and delivery of a consultative draft of a Best Practice Guide for Circus in Aotearoa NZ.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Arts Whau

Towards a major outdoor exhibition of graffiti art in Avondale.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,440

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Atuanui Press Ltd

Towards publishing and launching a history of the Waikato river by Dr Paul Moon.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Atuanui Press Ltd

Towards publishing a collection of essays and photos on The Great South Road.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Awhina Tamarapa

To attend senior weavers retreat in Te Wai Pounamu.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $3,018

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Benjamin Whitaker

Towards a taonga puoro mentoring programme with James Webster.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Tohunga Tukunga Mentoring Fund

Bullet Heart Club

Towards research and writing of a new work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Canterbury Poets Collective

Towards holding a series of eight poetry readings.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $2,020

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Carla van Zon

To present quality performing arts experiences for the Otaki community and wider Kapiti & Horowhenua districts.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Caselberg Charitable Trust

Towards a three-month residency for NZ-based visual and performing artists, writers, poets and composers.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Cathy Livermore, Peter Vosper, Campbell Burns

Towards an interarts live performance and new media installation work.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Chloe Taylor

Towards new work.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,184

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu

Towards a publication on Jacqueline Fahey.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,074

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Christchurch Schools' Music Festival

Towards the Christchurch Schools' Music Festival.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Christina Wirihana

To attend senior weavers retreat in Te Waipounamu.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Christopher Ulutupu

Towards completion of an interarts installation project.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $3,217

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Cian White

Towards research and delivery of a new draft called E Rangi E by, Cian Elyse Waitī.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Circability Trust

Towards a collaborative creative development towards an inclusive circus show devised from members' lived experiences.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $6,810

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Cloud Ink Press

Towards publishing Beneath Pale Water, a novel by Thalia Henry.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Clovis McEvoy

Towards attending the Electronic Music Studies Conference 2017 in Japan to explore the development of innovative digital composition.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $1,136

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Cold Hub Press

Towards publishing two poetry collections.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Contemporary HUM

Towards commissioning and activity costs August - December 2017.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Cook Islands Vainetini Group

Towards Cook Islands tivaevae workshops in Christchurch.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $6,736

FUNDING POOL: Moana Community Fund

Creative Bay of Plenty

To support Creative Waikato to train Creative Bay of Plenty and Creative Northland to deliver the ARTillery workshop programme.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $4,100

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Creative Capital Arts Trust

Towards developing touring opportunities in Australia for new works in the NZ Fringe Festival.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

David Downes

Towards a new work "Superflux" for electro-mechanical drum kit and electronic sounds to be premiered in Wellington.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dylan Lardelli

To compose a new work using exploratory timbres for Flute and Recorder, to be performed in New Zealand, Australia, and Japan.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,800

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Eliza Sanders

To create a new show for the 2018 New Zealand Fringe Festival.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,490

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Eternity Productions Ltd

Towards high-quality opera presented by New Zealand artists and specifically designed for new opera audience.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,376

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Fafine Niutao i Aotearoa

Towards a research project for Tuvalu heritage arts.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Fiona Jack

Towards new work for a solo exhibition at The Glasgow Women's Library gallery.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,605

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Fringe in the Stings

Towards the fringe festival event in Hastings in 2017.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Gail Richards

Towards the research and development of the draft arts strategy plan for Ngapuhi.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Glen Downie

To attend a workshop in Belgium with the Brussels Philharmonic and chamber group Musiques Nouvelles.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,221

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Good Company Arts

Towards film and post production support for new work XYZ AXIS.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,482

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hyde Productions

To support Claire O'Neil, Jack Gray and Julia Harvie to participate in Dance in Vancouver in November 2017.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $3,636

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ivan Mrsic

Towards attending the experimental music festival Improcon.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $2,229

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jane Bloomfield

Towards publishing a novel for 8 to 12 year old children.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Janet de Wagt

Towards the ‘My Piece of Nature’ community art initiative.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,597

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jason Te Mete

Towards a development workshop.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

Jenny McArthur

Towards a theatre show for children 12 years and under.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jonathan Rotman

Towards the completion of primary material for the Mongrel Mob series.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jonathon Heyes

Towards international promotion of a new world music album.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,950

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Josephine Clarke

To record an EP entitled Con-Trust.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,200

FUNDING POOL: Toi Tipu Toi Rea Fund

June Grant

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

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Kahutoi Te Kanawa

To attend a senior weavers retreat in Te Waipounamu.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Kalisolaite Uhila

Towards a residency in California in 2018.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,280

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Katrina Beekhuis, Stephanie Post

Toward a residency at Gasworks, London and additional research in Europe.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,870

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Lonnie Hutchinson

Towards the creation of an installation.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Louise Menzies

Towards an international presentation at Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,746

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Louise Potiki Bryant

Towards rehearsal, development and premiere performance of the new work NGARO at Tempo Dance Festival 2017.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,490

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

LUX Light Festival

Towards international relationship building for LUX Light Festival and professional development for Festival Director.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,641

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Marianne Schultz

Towards the final production costs and promotion of a book celebrating the history of Limbs Dance Company.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $3,600

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mark Graver

Towards a project that combines ecological awareness with nature-lead sculpture, the natural environment and the medicine it produces.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $3,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

MEANWHILE

Towards participation in HOBIENALLE 17.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,889

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Melinda Szymanik

Towards completing a novel for 7 to 10 year olds to final draft stage.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mika Haka Foundation Charitable Trust

Towards an event where Maori Avant Garde meets Pacific new moves.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

MJ O'Reilly Ltd

Towards the re-staging of historic Limbs works for Tempo 2017.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Moanaroa Zagrobelna

Towards attending and participating at Voveo a jewellery exhibition at the Radian Pavilion,Melbourne.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $1,779

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Movement Of The Human

Towards development of new work.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Mudra Dance Company

Towards the presentation of a new Bharatanatyam dance work in Wellington.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Murihiku Maori and Pasifika Cultural Trust

Towards supporting the Murihiku Polyfest 2017.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Ngati Haua Hapu Whanui Incorporated Society

Towards wananga on Ngā Taonga tuku iho for Ngati Haua.

This content is tagged as Ngā toi Māori .

AWARDED: $4,800

FUNDING POOL: Tohunga Tukunga Mentoring Fund

Nicholas Granville

Towards an original recording collaboration between Nick Granville, Benjamin Shepherd and Dylan Elise.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,602

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Okareka Dance Company

To present Mana Wahine in Tahiti, September 2017.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $5,500

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Olive Bieringa

Towards premiere of 'felt room' at the Performance Arcade.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $6,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Opera Otago

Towards developing emerging artists in The Pirates production.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Pacifica Mamas Arts and Cultural Trust (Pacifica Arts Centre)

Towards Pacific heritage arts exhibition and interactive community programme in Auckland.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

AWARDED: $6,525

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Paolo Rotondo

Towards the development of a theatre play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Paul McLaughlin

Towards dramaturgical support and a workshop for a new play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Perri Exeter

Towards rehearsals of 'Mixtape', a programme of six original contemporary dance works.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $7,172

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Phillipa Desmond

Towards completing the manuscript for a memoir about love, loss and identity.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $6,760

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Pirate & Queen

Towards a 2018 winter solstice arts festival event in Wellington.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

play_station artist run space, Christopher Ulutupu, Kane Laing

Towards travel costs for HOBIENNALE 17.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,832

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Pump House Gallery

Towards new work for a solo exhibition by Sriwhana Spong.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,685

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Quilt Symposium Christchurch 2017 Inc

Towards a national quilt symposium.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Quishile Charan

Towards a residency at D.I.S.C. the Art Textile Programme, Odisha, India.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rattle Records

Towards developing online promotional platforms for Rattle to promote high-quality contemporary New Zealand music.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $7,325

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Robin Nathan

Towards writing and illustrating a children's picture book.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Robyn Mason

Towards a region-wide ceramics and clay festival.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $5,685

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rosemarie Kirkup

Towards a development period for a new script.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sam Ludden

Towards new work costs for Project WAI.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,497

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sarah Whitehead

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

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Saraid Cameron, Amelia Reynolds, Sara Shirazi

Towards research, writing and workshopping of a new New Zealand play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,456

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Semiotext(e)

Towards professional development for Anna Rankin.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Shelley Simpson

Towards international professional development.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $2,881

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Stephen De Pledge

Towards commissioning 7 New Zealand composers to write new piano solos for the "Partita" set.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $5,250

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

ST PAUL St Gallery, Abby Cunnane

Towards ST PAUL St Curatorial Symposium 2017.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $4,110

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Taane Mete

Towards developing a new work called Ancient Data stage 1.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $4,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Reo Wainene o Tua

To attend and participate at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Edinburgh 2017.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $4,600

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Te Tuhi

Towards an artist publication that explores the legacy of Carnegie Libraries in the South Pacific.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Dust Palace

Towards the presentation of a collaboration between The Dust Palace circus theatre company and The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The PlayGround NZ Ltd

Towards an exhibition at Auckland's Silo Park presenting works in dialogue with freediving, island conditions, and fluid states.

This content is tagged as Inter-arts .

AWARDED: $7,400

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Shocking and Stunning

Towards mixing and mastering of the Shocking and Stunning Album Project.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $3,375

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Thomas Ikitogia

Towards research and mentoring for a debut album.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Tikapa Productions, Sonia Hardie

Towards script development of a new play.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Toru

To commission a new work from Tabea Squire for flute, viola and harp to be toured nationally.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Trent Hiles

Towards the development of a new multidisciplinary work, "She Played Me Like a Fool".

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Tu Raa

Towards the research and creation of a new Cook Island storytelling work.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $4,500

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Uther Dean

Towards the personnel costs for a presentation of a double-bill of theatre works at The Basement.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $5,649

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Vaimaila Urale

Towards a performance series of live tattoo at the Sydney Contemporary Art Fair.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $6,674

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Vana Manasiadis

Towards paying the editors, contritutors and translators involved in creating a bilingual volume of poetry by seven Māori women poets.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $3,290

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Waiheke Community Art Gallery

Towards a major touring exhibition of the work of the late Malcolm Harrison.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Results of our work : Quick Response Grants