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Toi Uru Kahikatea 2016 (Arts Development) Investment Programme Closed: 20 May 2016

Toi Uru Kahikatea (Arts Development) Investment Programme offers support to New Zealand artists, arts practitioners, groups and organisations for 1-3 years to support regular or continuous programmes of activities.

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Funding recipients

Auckland University Press

Towards publishing 10 books by New Zealand writers in 2017.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $55,000

2017: $55,000


Auckland Writers and Readers Festival Charitable Trust

Towards the 2017 and 2018 Auckland Writers Festival.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $170,000

2017: $85,000 2018: $85,000


Barbarian Productions

Towards the remount of an existing work; redevelopment of an existing work; development and presentation of a new work; development of a new work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $97,011

2017: $97,011


Bridget Williams Books

Towards publishing 10 books by New Zealand writers and towards 10 author events in 2017.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $57,000

2017: $57,000


Choirs Aotearoa New Zealand Trust

Towards regular presentation of high quality choral music.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $900,000

2017: $300,000 2018: $300,000 2019: $300,000


Circuit Artist Film and Video Aotearoa New Zealand

Towards collection development, editorial and curatorial activities and an annual symposium.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $323,820

2017: $107,940 2018: $107,940 2019: $107,940


Enjoy Public Art Gallery Trust

Towards exhibitions, artist residencies, public programmes and publishing activities.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $396,000

2017: $132,000 2018: $132,000 2019: $132,000


Fortune Theatre Trust

Towards an annual mainbill programme, annual touring to Otago and Southland, a playwrights commission and an emerging playwrights initiative.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $1,000,000

2017: $500,000 2018: $500,000


Gecko Press

Towards publishing three children’s books by New Zealand writers and one anthology of New Zealand children’s writing and illustration; towards two promotional video trailers for New Zealand children's books published by Gecko Press in 2017; and towards promotional events involving Gecko Press authors, illustrators, readers, booksellers and supporters.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $22,000

2017: $22,000


Indian Ink Theatre Company Ltd

Towards the development of two new works, New Zealand touring, international touring and an international collaboration.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $290,000

2017: $290,000


Makers 101 Ltd

Towards a programme of mentoring, professional development, and national and international exhibitions for New Zealand contemporary jewellers.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

TOTAL: $285,870

2017: $112,170 2018: $76,525 2019: $97,175


Māori Literature Trust

Towards delivering the Pikihuia awards and a mentoring programme for Māori writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $130,000

2017: $65,000 2018: $65,000


Michael King Writers Studio Trust

Towards four writers' residencies at the Michael King Centre; workshops and masterclasses for year 11 to 13 students; and poetry writing workshops for year 5 and 6 students in 2017.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $73,500

2017: $73,500


New Zealand Opera School

Towards the NZ Opera Schools 2017-19, and 'Opera and Aroha', a large-scale outdoor concert on the Whanganui River in 2019 combining opera, waiata and kapahaka.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $64,000

2017: $18,000 2018: $18,000 2019: $18,000


NZ Choral Federation Inc

Towards comprehensive membership services and professional development opportunities for the New Zealand choral sector.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $487,818

2017: $163,000 2018: $158,730 2019: $166,088


NZTrio Foundation

Towards domestic touring, festival and collaborative performances, and youth and composer development initiatives.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $587,628

2017: $190,200 2018: $195,740 2019: $201,688


Otago University Press

Towards publishing eight books by New Zealand writers and towards supporting the Landfall Review Online book review website in 2017.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $44,000

2017: $44,000


Palmerston North Theatre Trust

Towards an annual mainbill programme and delivery of the 'Inspired: Creative Pathways' programme, which includes programming of The Dark Room.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $1,260,000

2017: $420,000 2018: $420,000 2019: $420,000


Red Leap Theatre Charitable Trust

Towards the premiere of a new work and the development of a new collaboration with the New Zealand Dance Company.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $202,000

2017: $202,000


SCAPE Public Art

Towards Ngai Tahu artists’ costs for a permanent public artwork, the development and presentation of two semi-permanent artworks and a public participation artwork by New Zealand artists and a mobile app.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $100,000

2017: $84,900 2018: $15,100


Silo Theatre Trust

Towards an annual programme of development, presentation and touring activity.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $460,000

2017: $460,000


Storylines Children's Literature Charitable Trust of NZ

Towards Storylines Festival Family Days and Story Tours and towards organisational development in 2017 and 2018.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $150,000

2017: $75,000 2018: $75,000


The Audio Foundation

Towards Altmusic, gallery exhibitions, a performance programme and international touring of New Zealand sound artists.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $443,340

2017: $145,410 2018: $149,475 2019: $148,455


The Big Idea - Te Aria Nui Charitable Trust

Towards the digital distribution of New Zealand arts content through The Big Idea website and the commissioning of arts writing in 2017.

This content is tagged as Multidisciplinary arts .

TOTAL: $35,000

2017: $35,000


The New Zealand Dance Festival Trust

Towards delivering the annual Tempo Dance Festival event in Auckland in 2017 and 2018, building fundraising capacity, and scoping the feasibility of extended reach for the festival.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $250,000

2017: $120,000 2018: $130,000


University of Otago College of Education

Towards the 2018 and 2019 six month residencies for children's writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $37,000

2018: $18,500 2019: $18,500


Victoria University Press

Towards publishing 10 books by New Zealand writers in 2017.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $49,000

2017: $49,000


Word Christchurch

Towards hosting literary events and maintaining the organisation in 2017, and towards the WORD Christchurch Writers and Readers Festival and other literary events in 2018.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $65,000

2017: $25,000 2018: $40,000


Young and Hungry Arts Trust

Towards the delivery of three programmes annually: The Playwright’s Initiative, The Festival of New Theatre and The Ambassador’s Programme.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $197,000

2017: $98,500 2018: $98,500


Results of our work : Toi Uru Kahikatea 2016 (Arts Development) Investment Programme