Toi Uru Kahikatea Investment Programme 2020 Closed: 3 May 2019

57 New Zealand arts organisations are confirmed in Creative New Zealand’s Toi Uru Kahikatea programme from 2020 following Arts Council approval in July 2019.

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Funding recipients

Arts Festival Dunedin

Towards delivering a biennial multi-disciplinary arts festival.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

TOTAL: $137,000

2020: $107,000 2021: $30,000


Arts On Tour NZ

Towards a programme of tourable works specifically to regional NZ; one new collaborative work with Book Council.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

TOTAL: $705,000

2020: $235,000 2021: $235,000 2022: $235,000


Atamira Dance Collective

Towards an annual programme of skills development, new work development, presentation and touring.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $1,562,000

2020: $512,000 2021: $520,000 2022: $530,000


Auckland University Press

Towards publishing books by New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $210,000

2020: $70,000 2021: $70,000 2022: $70,000


Auckland Writers and Readers Festival Charitable Trust

Towards delivering an annual writers festival and the NZ Coalition for Books in the first year.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $330,000

2020: $150,000 2021: $90,000 2022: $90,000


Barbarian Productions

Towards an annual programme of development, presentation and touring.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $888,750

2020: $296,250 2021: $296,250 2022: $296,250


Bats Theatre Limited

Towards presenting works, supporting artists and delivering development initiatives.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $1,065,000

2020: $350,000 2021: $355,000 2022: $360,000


Blue Oyster Gallery

Towards delivering an annual programme of exhibitions, publications and public programmes.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $627,136

2020: $192,938 2021: $215,399 2022: $218,799


Bridget Williams Books

Towards publishing books by New Zealand writers, delivering the BWB Talks events, and digital development of the BWB Collections.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $294,000

2020: $181,000 2021: $113,000


Christchurch Arts Festival

Towards delivering an annual multi-disciplinary arts festival.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

TOTAL: $309,000

2020: $154,500 2021: $154,500


Circa Theatre

Towards an annual programme of development and presentation activities and sector events.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $788,568

2020: $262,856 2021: $262,856 2022: $262,856


Circuit Artist Film and Video Aotearoa New Zealand

Towards collection development, editorial and curatorial activities and an annual symposium.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $523,114

2020: $173,533 2021: $172,818 2022: $176,763


Dunedin Public Art Gallery

Towards an annual programme of artist residencies and an annual curatorial internship.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $222,000

2020: $74,000 2021: $74,000 2022: $74,000


Dunedin Symphony Orchestra

Towards a programme of orchestral concerts and skills development in the Dunedin region.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $1,020,000

2020: $330,000 2021: $340,000 2022: $350,000


Footnote Dance Trust

Towards a programme of contemporary dance development, performances and school programmes.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $1,275,000

2020: $425,000 2021: $425,000 2022: $425,000


Gecko Press

Towards publishing children's literature by New Zealand writers and delivering associated events.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $112,950

2020: $39,450 2021: $33,500 2022: $40,000


Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Towards delivering an annual programme of artist residencies and a biennial contemporary art symposium.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $189,480

2020: $63,340 2021: $62,800 2022: $63,340


Indian Ink Theatre Company Ltd

Towards development and presentation of works, and national and international touring.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $640,000

2020: $320,000 2021: $320,000


International Institute of Modern Letters

Towards delivering residencies and development opportunities for young New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $266,430

2020: $88,430 2021: $89,000 2022: $89,000


Kahurangi NZ Maori Dance Trust

Towards an annual programme of Theatre in Education touring and a programme of Special Projects.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $1,050,000

2020: $350,000 2021: $350,000 2022: $350,000


Makers 101 Ltd

Towards a programme of skills developments, workshops and exhibitions for New Zealand jewellers.

This content is tagged as Craft/object .

TOTAL: $511,434

2020: $182,814 2021: $171,960 2022: $156,660


McCahon House Trust

Towards delivering an annual programme of residencies for New Zealand artists.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $175,000

2020: $61,000 2021: $57,000 2022: $57,000


Michael King Writers' Studio Trust

Towards delivering an annual programme of residencies for New Zealand writers and a Young Writers Programme.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $170,000

2020: $85,000 2021: $85,000


New Zealand Dance Company

Towards a programme of dance creation and performances and skill developments.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $1,740,000

2020: $580,000 2021: $580,000 2022: $580,000


New Zealand Dance Festival Trust

Towards the programming of an annual dance festival in Auckland.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $453,917

2020: $137,917 2021: $153,000 2022: $163,000


New Zealand Opera Limited

Towards delivering a programme of mainstage and site-specific productions, professional development, schools programmes.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $8,220,000

2020: $2,740,000 2021: $2,740,000 2022: $2,740,000


New Zealand Opera School

Towards delivering an annual development opportunity for young opera singers.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $105,000

2020: $35,000 2021: $35,000 2022: $35,000


New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc)

Towards delivery support services and professional development opportunities to New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $302,100

2020: $100,700 2021: $100,700 2022: $100,700


New Zealand String Quartet Trust

Towards presentation and touring of high-quality chamber music.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $905,370

2020: $301,790 2021: $301,790 2022: $301,790


NZTrio Foundation

Towards developing and presenting work, regional touring and education programmes.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $623,217

2020: $207,739 2021: $207,739 2022: $207,739


Orchestras Central

Towards an annual programme of orchestral performances and workshops.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $341,000

2020: $201,000 2021: $140,000


Otago University Press

Towards an annual programme of publishing books by New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $99,500

2020: $49,500 2021: $50,000


Pacifica Mamas Arts and Cultural Trust (Pacifica Arts Centre)

Towards delivering annual community engagement and education programmes.

This content is tagged as Pacific arts .

TOTAL: $1,184,925

2020: $394,975 2021: $394,975 2022: $394,975


Pacific Islands Dance Fono

Towards an annual programme including Pacific Dance Festival, Choreographic Lab and Artist in Residence programme.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $975,000

2020: $325,000 2021: $325,000 2022: $325,000


Palmerston North Theatre Trust

Towards an annual programme of development, presentation, community and youth programmes.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $1,528,000

2020: $483,000 2021: $500,000 2022: $545,000


Penguin Random House

Towards an annual programme of publishing books by New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $120,000

2020: $40,000 2021: $40,000 2022: $40,000


Red Leap Theatre Charitable Trust

Towards an annual programme of development, presentation, touring and education activity.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $505,000

2020: $250,000 2021: $255,000


Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui

Towards an annual programme of artist residencies.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $210,870

2020: $72,290 2021: $69,290 2022: $69,290


SCAPE Public Art

Towards the development of temporary and permanent public artworks by New Zealand artists.

This content is tagged as Visual arts .

TOTAL: $113,600

2020: $61,800 2021: $51,800


Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ Trust

Towards delivering nation-wide youth participation and skills development opportunities.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $95,481

2020: $31,827 2021: $31,827 2022: $31,827


Silo Theatre Trust

Towards a programme of theatre production and performances and organisation development.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $976,028

2020: $488,014 2021: $488,014


Southern Lakes Arts Festival Trust

Towards delivering biennial multi-disciplinary arts festivals and other associated events.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

TOTAL: $122,300

2020: $11,800 2021: $98,700 2022: $11,800


Storylines Children's Literature Charitable Trust of NZ

Towards delivering the annual Storylines National Story Tour and annual Storylines National Awards.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $327,000

2020: $99,000 2021: $109,000 2022: $119,000


Tawata Productions

Towards an annual programme of development, presentation and touring.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $530,000

2020: $265,000 2021: $265,000


Te Pou Theatre

Towards an annual programme of development, presentations, professional development and touring.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $700,000

2020: $350,000 2021: $350,000


Theatre Artists Charitable Trust TACT

Towards delivery of the annual Circa Theatre programme of activity.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $1,003,632

2020: $334,544 2021: $334,544 2022: $334,544


The Audio Foundation

Towards delivering annual programmes of exhibitions, performances and mentoring.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $636,130

2020: $200,189 2021: $221,007 2022: $214,934


The Big Idea - Te Aria Nui Charitable Trust

Towards delivering an online digital platform supporting arts coverage and development in New Zealand.

This content is tagged as Multi-disciplinary .

TOTAL: $544,473

2020: $150,000 2021: $175,000 2022: $219,473


The Conch Charitable Trust

Towards an annual programme of development, presentation, touring and engagement.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $711,261

2020: $336,261 2021: $375,000


The Court Theatre Trust

Towards the delivery of annual theatre productions, development programmes and commissioning.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $3,438,927

2020: $1,146,309 2021: $1,146,309 2022: $1,146,309


The Massive Company Trust

Towards development and presentation of new works, and development initiatives.

This content is tagged as Theatre .

TOTAL: $660,000

2020: $220,000 2021: $220,000 2022: $220,000


The NZ Book Council Inc

Towards an annual Writers in Schools programme, and services to the Literature sector to increase sales and readership.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $1,193,514

2020: $397,838 2021: $397,838 2022: $397,838


The Pantograph Punch

Towards an online publication, writer development and commissioning, and business development support.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $211,265

2020: $97,275 2021: $113,990


Touch Compass Dance Trust

Towards an annual programme of inclusive contemporary dance and performing arts.

This content is tagged as Dance .

TOTAL: $801,850

2020: $395,000 2021: $406,850


Victoria University Press

Towards an annual programme of publishing books by New Zealand writers.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $151,500

2020: $50,500 2021: $50,500 2022: $50,500


Wellington Regional Orchestra Foundation Trust

Towards presentation of high-quality orchestral music, development of new works, and community engagement initiatives.

This content is tagged as Music .

TOTAL: $1,447,200

2020: $482,400 2021: $482,400 2022: $482,400


Word Christchurch

Towards presenting New Zealand works and writers at WORD Christchurch literary festival and associated events.

This content is tagged as Literature .

TOTAL: $120,000

2020: $70,000 2021: $50,000