Arts Continuity Grant Batch 4 - notified 15 May 2020 Closing date: 29 May 2020

An Arts Continuity Grant is offered to support a short-term arts project, or the stage of a project, that can be delivered within a changed and evolving environment as a result of COVID-19. Decisions are made weekly, with a batch of applications assessed and recommended each week.

Projects can include the creation and/or presentation of new work. Existing projects submitted to our suspended funds can be reframed and resubmitted. Applications were open from 14 April to 29 May. More about how to apply

Results for batch 4 - applicants notified 15 May 2020

54 grants totalling $1,435,344 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists and practitioners in this funding round, across the three funding pools (General, Māori and Pacific).

76 eligible applications were received, with a total of $1,941,897 requested. This was broken down as follows:

  • General Arts: 40 projects totalling $992,293 were supported. $1,029,033 was requested by 61 applicants.
  • Māori Arts: 11 projects totalling $347,458 were supported. $395,078 was requested by 12 applicants.
  • Pacific Arts: 3 projects totalling $95,592 were supported. All applicants were successful.

Also:

  • 25 of the funded projects supported the development of arts practice and the creation of new work.
  • 7 supported projects enabling New Zealanders to participate in the arts.
  • 11 supported projects enabling New Zealanders to experience high-quality arts.
  • 11 were to support building the resilience of the New Zealand arts sector.

Artforms were supported as follows:

  • 4 Community Arts
  • 3 Craft/object
  • 1 Customary Māori Arts
  • 3 Dance
  • 3 Interarts
  • 12 Literature
  • 8 Multidisciplinary
  • 4 Music
  • 9 Theatre
  • 7 Visual Arts

See the cumulative totals of the Arts Continuity Grant since it opened.

Funding recipients

AKEE (Toro Pikopiko Puppets)

Towards 3 X 1 hour dramatised musical audiobooks adapted from the last 10 years of TORO PIKOPIKO Puppet shows.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $30,050

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Amelia Fagence

Towards new work exploring form using slow subtraction techniques of solid material, in response to Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $7,020

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Auckland Pride Festival

Towards associated costs for the second issue of 'Our Selves, He Hautaka Tuakiri Tākatapui', a journal for LGBTQI+ writing and creativity.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $19,572

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bach Musica NZ

Towards showcasing ten young NZ soloists and sharing music with audiences online.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,175

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Bridget Sutherland

Towards phase one of developing a documentary on the artist Peter Roche.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $18,560

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Creative Mercury Bay

Towards a series of online short performances by artists from The Coromandel.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $13,654

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Dead Bird Books

Towards publishing a poetry collection by award-winning journalist and poet Mohamed Hassan.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $5,147

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Delicia Sampero

To create a new body of work titled 'Threads of Touch' for the Harcourts Hawkes Bay Arts Festival 2020.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $10,831

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Depot Artspace

Towards associated costs to develop an online resource platform for creative arts practitioners and organisations.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $19,320

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

FCC

Towards artist fees to develop and workshop the FCC programme of play readings for new and existing works.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Fiona Connor

Towards creating a new body of print works.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $31,280

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Francesca Henry

Towards writing a novel.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $16,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Fresh Movement Arts Trust

Towards a 10 week dance development programme that uses online platforms to create new works for online distribution.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $13,089

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Hamilton Gardens Summer Festival Foundation

Towards associated personnel fees and feasibility research costs focussed on HGAF's COVID-19 arts and community engagement plan.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $23,789

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Jayell Smith

Towards research and development of a book that brings to life the history, stories and language of the Rakaipaaka Community.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $22,041

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Jonathon Heyes

Towards musical arrangement of 12 new songs.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Joseph McMenamin

To improve the health and wellbeing of Manawatu residents using art and creativity delivered through online arts classes.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $47,018

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Julie Paama-Pengelly

To create a major new work for exhibition.

This content is tagged as Maori arts .

AWARDED: $25,050

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Justin Spiers

Towards developing a photographic series that seeks to broaden the perceptions and understanding of the endemic Black Swan.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $3,780

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Kaaterina Kerekere

Towards continuing the development of our arts legacy through supporting emerging or aspiring artists - together, while apart.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $36,853

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Leanne Williams, James Dennison

To create new work.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $46,002

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Little Andromeda

Towards a season of interactive theatre shows live and online that work at whatever the current alert level of the day is – 1, 2, 3 or 4.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Maggie Buxton

Towards an interarts project to research and develop new online and physical digital interactive works/installations.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $21,700

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Manubrium Circus Theatre

Towards research and development for a series of videos that use circus and physical theatre to tell local stories.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $13,828

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Maoriland Charitable Trust

Towards an online Māori Art gallery and Exhibitions from the Māoriland Hub in Ōtaki.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Mikaela Nyman

Towards editing an anthology featuring poetry, fiction and non-fiction by Ni-Vanuatu women writers in Vanuatu, Fiji and New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $28,750

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Movement Of The Human

Towards artistic development and development of a new work "My Life as a Dancer".

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $42,300

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Napier Civic Choir

Towards Musical Director fees for online rehearsals.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $6,847

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

National Youth Theatre Company

Towards artistic personnel costs to teach and produce youth-focussed musical theatre workshops, and a live-streamed performance.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $37,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Ngahiraka Mason

Towards a reflective, comparative, and critical piece of writing.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $24,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Nicholas Wilkinson, Courteney Mayall

Towards the development of a script and score for a new comedy musical theatre work.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $16,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Occupation

Artist to create a conceptual online gallery that will present six shows between May-Sept 2020.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $24,950

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Olivia Morrell

Towards 8 weeks of online dance classes, connecting and building the NZ street/hip hop dance community during Covid-19.

This content is tagged as Dance .

AWARDED: $26,519

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Oratia Media

Towards the design, printing and digital adaptation of three books.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $18,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Prospect Park Productions

Towards supporting playwright and script development in Otepoti (Dunedin).

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $45,100

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Rattle Records

To enable the first phase of a new Rattle imprint focused on heritage recordings of New Zealand art-music.

This content is tagged as Music .

AWARDED: $20,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Robert Jahnke

Towards a solo exhibition entitled Mata Puare to be held in Dunedin at Milford Galleries May 15 – June 8 2021.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Sam Hamilton

Towards an experimental “opera” that proposes a United Nations Resolution to relocate the Prime Meridian to Te Moana-nui-ā-Kiwa.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $24,345

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Samuel Tomaszyk

Towards production costs to develop collaborative moving image works, 'The Power of Silence'.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $3,083

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Storybox

Towards developing an online digital platform for all things Mana Moana.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $50,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Sue Pearson

Towards artist fees and material costs to create and develop a contemporary body of work experimenting with Pitcairn tapa-making processes.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $13,742

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Tania-Maree Roxborogh

Towards a second novel in a junior fiction series.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $15,000

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Taurima Vibes

Towards administration and personnel costs, and contributor fees to develop and produce content for an online hauora arts resource.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

AWARDED: $49,986

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Te Whe, Te Whe

Towards the creation of a new, wānanga-based bilingual Māori literature journal.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $29,640

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

The Dust Palace

Towards phase 1 Research of a collaborative work between Te Rēhia and The Dust Palace theatre companies.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $42,999

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Sound Room Limited

Towards an intensive 12-week online workshop to fully develop book and songs for The Divine Cabaret.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $45,520

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

The Spinoff

Towards publishing online The Spinoff Books.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $17,917

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Toko Manuel

Towards a 10 series show via Repfm, featuring live DJs performing in their homes online.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $43,000

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Victor Rodger

Towards a stipend and artist fees to workshop a theatre adaptation of book, 'Hello Darkness' by Peter Wells.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

AWARDED: $31,850

FUNDING POOL: Pacific Arts Fund

Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust

Towards the implementation of digital tools to support e-learning and physically distanced learning and performance in Porirua.

This content is tagged as Community arts .

AWARDED: $37,500

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Wellington Zinefest

Towards Wellington Zinefest programme until the end of September 2020, in light of COVID 19.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $12,432

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund

Whiti Hereaka

Towards research and development for a novel.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $15,002

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

Wiremu Grace

Towards an experience of personal connection to Atua, both internal and external.

This content is tagged as Interarts .

AWARDED: $49,821

FUNDING POOL: Māori Arts Fund

WOMAD New Zealand

Towards delivering an online programme of diverse voices from authors and poets.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $27,275

FUNDING POOL: General Arts Fund