About Creative NZ

Who we are, what we do

Contact us

Get in touch with whoever you need from our team.

What we do

Creative New Zealand encourages, promotes and supports the arts in New Zealand for the benefit of all New Zealanders through funding, capability building, our international programme and advocacy.

Our Council

Creative New Zealand is a Crown entity governed by the Arts Council. The council encourages, promotes and supports New Zealand arts to benefit all New Zealanders. It upholds the right to artistic freedom and promotes a New Zealand identity in the ...

Work for us

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Corporate documents

Read our performance reports, plans, strategies and policy review documents.


Creative New Zealand logos to use in your funded project. Creative Communities Scheme logos are also here.

Requesting Information

Creative New Zealand is subject to the Official Information Act 1982. This means we will make information available on request unless there is good reason for withholding it.

Making a complaint

Use our standard procedure if you want to make a complaint about unsatisfactory customer service or the procedures we followed in making a funding decision.

Our vision and values

Our vision is one of dynamic and resilient New Zealand arts valued in Aotearoa and internationally.