Auckland Diversity Project Fund Closing date: 30 Sep 2015

Supports projects that increase arts attendance and participation by Māori, Pacific and Asian communities in the Auckland Region. It also supports art projects for, by and with artists from those communities.

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Funding recipients

Auckland Festival Trust

Towards an Auckland-wide participatory arts project through a series of installations and events celebrating diverse creators and participants, focused on literature (spoken-word) and visual arts.

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AWARDED: $100,000

Pretty Asian Theatre

Towards developing the play Call of the Sparrows over 12 months, including community workshops and week-long preview season with Auckland Live.

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AWARDED: $70,000

Ruia Taitea Creative Limited

Towards a programme of performing arts activity at Te Pou Theatre, Auckland’s Home for Māori Theatre, supporting the diverse voices of Auckland in new work development, presentation and audience engagement.

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AWARDED: $50,000

Silo Theatre Trust

Towards development of a new work Black Tree Bridge by emerging Asian playwright, Chye-Ling Huang.

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AWARDED: $20,652

TAPAC The Auckland Performing Arts Centre

Towards participatory programme Culture Clash which aims to increase participation of Māori, Pacific and Asian audiences in the development and presentation of work, and to grow artistic capacity through internships.

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AWARDED: $50,000

Whai Maia Limited

Towards creating and delivering programme of kapa haka and raranga workshops and performance activations across cultures in Ōrākei region, and developing and strengthening audiences within Asian, Pacific and Māori communities. There will be a focus on developing new audiences for the stories which are core to the cultural identity of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

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AWARDED: $76,320