Toi Ake – Mātauranga Māori Te Awe Kōtuku Fund 2022 Closing date: 11 Mar 2022

This fund supports ngā toi Māori artists and arts practitioners to work with marae, hapū, iwi, whakapapa-based rōpū and mātāwaka to protect, cultivate and retain mātauranga Māori related to heritage ngā toi Māori (Māori arts) and foster the distinctive arts and cultural practices and knowledge of hapū and iwi.

This funding round was made possible through additional funding of $510,000 from the Government’s Mātauranga Māori Te Awe Kōtuku initiative.

More about the programme

9 projects totalling $567,698 have been offered to support projects by New Zealand artists and practitioners in this funding round. 31 eligible applications were received, with a total of $1,909,496 requested.

Funding recipients

Karl Leonard

To share the mātauranga of tūrapa and create tūrapa for a tupuna whare.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $48,350

Kereama Hohua

Towards the Mana Whenua project, raising key issues on climate change through whakairo practice, technologies and values.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

AWARDED: $74,939

MOKO ORA INCORPORATED

He whakatū wānanga mō te hunga tā moko hei whakaū i te mātauranga māori ki roto i ngā mahi moko.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $73,730

Pare Hauraki Collective , Nikky Fisher

Towards a series of mahi toi wānanga promoting participation, transfer and cultivation of mātauranga Māori in Hauraki.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $67,720

Shirley Simmonds

To create and publish a pukapuka about pūrākau and toi kupu relating to the hītori and mātauranga of Te Waotū pā sites.

This content is tagged as Literature .

AWARDED: $37,458

Te Kono Matauranga a Te Whare Pora, Victoria Pirihi

To refine learnings and enhance whāriki produced that are enriched with Te Arawatanga.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $75,000

Te Takinga Marae Trust

Towards a series of marae-based wananga to teach Ngati Te Takinga wahine to become exponents of karanga.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $63,600

Te Whare korero o Ngaruahine

Towards a series of wānanga to engage rangatahi in expressing Ngāruahine history through visual arts.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $51,899

Whatu Creative Limited

Ki he kōkiritia i ngā uri o Ngāti Tara ki tōna ūkaipo, ki Te Manawa o Ngāti Tara.

This content is tagged as Customary Maori arts .

AWARDED: $75,000