Ngā Toi ā Rohe - Arts in the Regions Fund 2020 Closing date: 30 Oct 2020

This fund, created for organisations, aims to incentivise local and regional investment in the development and presentation of new local arts activity outside the main centres of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

More about the Ngā Toi ā Rohe - Arts in the Regions programme

10 grants totalling $1,236,989 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists and practitioners.

31 eligible applications were received, with a total of $3,329,634 requested.

Creative New Zealand Strategic Outcomes supported:

  • 6 projects enabling New Zealanders to experience high-quality arts
  • 3 projects enabling New Zealanders to participate in the arts
  • 1 project building the resilience of the New Zealand arts sector.

Artforms were supported as follows:

  • 1 Community Arts
  • 1 Craft/object
  • 1 Customary Māori Arts
  • 4 Multidisciplinary Arts
  • 1 Theatre
  • 2 Visual Arts

Successful applications will lead to activities in Dunedin, Far North, Kapiti Coast, Marlborough, Nelson, New Plymouth, Opotiki, Tauranga and Whanganui.

Funding recipients

Arts Council Nelson Inc

Towards the Nelson Jewellery Week, an inaugural contemporary jewellery event, to be held in Nelson, Aotearoa March 26 - April 4 2021.

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AWARDED: $30,865

Arts Festival Taranaki CT

To research, develop and produce a community theatre piece on Native Land Hearings 1880-1920.

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AWARDED: $150,000

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

Towards phase two of creating a collaborative arts infrastructure in Ōtepoti/Dunedin.

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AWARDED: $150,000

Fua Creative Limited

Towards capability building of multi-disciplinary arts through pre-professional programme in Marlborough.

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AWARDED: $111,075

Maoriland Charitable Trust

To enable Māoriland Hub to present a 12 month music and theatre programme including a Kāpiti wide Matariki Festival 2021.

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AWARDED: $150,000

Ngati Kuri Trust Board

Towards a co-curated exhibition between Ngāti Kuri Taitamariki (4th Gen) and Haumi (NZ) Ltd for the Ngāti Kuri cultural centre.

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AWARDED: $150,000

Opotiki District Council, Sarah Jones

Towards a series of new Toi Māori in central Opotiki.

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AWARDED: $149,700

Paemanu

Towards commissioned artworks by leading Kāi Tahu contemporary visual artists to go on long term loan with DPAG.

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AWARDED: $149,863

Supercut Projects

Towards a series of temporary and longer term creative projects for Tauranga City.

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AWARDED: $143,684

Te Runanga o Tupoho

Towards an iwi arts festival for the Whanganui community.

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AWARDED: $51,800