Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Local recipients benefit by over $26,000

30 June 2014

Local recipients benefit by over $26,000

The Creative Communities Local Arts Funding Scheme has allocated over $26,000 to the local arts community in the latest round of funding.

“This was a particularly competitive round with a lot of great projects being put forward,” Adrian Turner fund administrator said.

The fund aims to support local communities to create and present diverse opportunities for accessing and participating in arts activities.

The recipients for this round are Palmerston North Operatic Society for The Phantom of the Opera $1000, Angie Farrow for City Dreaming $1400, Brent Putze to publish a book of comic strips $3000, Samir Loumachi for DJ workshops $1050, Skin Theatre for The Laramie Project $1991, Craft Group Manawatū for Craft workshops $975, Te Kiko Trust for Maori Role Models $4650, Chinese Community Trust for Chinese traditional arts $1500, Te Aroha Noa for IT Factor competition $5000, Manawatū Performing Arts Competition’s Vocal Festival $1200 and Performing Arts Competitions Association for the National Young Performer Awards in Palmerston North $5000.

“The variety and quality of projects applying indicate a healthy and vibrant community arts scene in Palmerston North,” Adrian said. “We would like to thank all those who applied. The next round of Creative Communities funding will open in July.”

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Greens' Response: Slum-Like Rentals Exposed In Renting Review

“With nearly half of New Zealanders renting, the grim findings of the review are a wakeup call about the true state of rentals in this country. Too many renters are festering in slum-like conditions under the thumb of landlords who have largely unchecked powers and ignore tenants’ complaints when it suits them,” said Green Party social housing spokesperson Marama Davidson. More>>

 

Gordon Campbell: On Labour’s Campaign Launch

One of the key motifs of Ardern’s speech was her repeated use of the phrase – “Now, what?” Cleverly, that looks like being Labour’s response to National’s ‘steady as it goes’ warning against not putting the economic ‘gains’ at risk. More>>

ALSO:

Lyndon Hood: Social Welfare, Explained

Speaking as someone who has seen better times and nowadays mostly operates by being really annoying and humiliating to deal with, I have some fellow feeling with the current system, so I’ll take this chance to set a few things straight.. More>>

ALSO:

Deregistered: Independent Board Decision On Family First

The Board considers that Family First has a purpose to promote its own particular views about marriage and the traditional family that cannot be determined to be for the public benefit in a way previously accepted as charitable... More>>

ALSO:

Transport Policies: Nats' New $10.5bn Roads Of National Significance

National is committing to the next generation of Roads of National Significance, National Party Transport Spokesperson Simon Bridges says. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Why Labour Isn’t Responsible For Barnaby Joyce

As a desperate Turnbull government tries to treat the Barnaby Joyce affair as a Pauline Hanson fever dream – blame it on the foreigners! We’re the victims of the dastardly New Zealand Labour Party! – our own government has chosen to further that narrative, and make itself an accomplice. More>>

ALSO:

Rail: Greens Back Tauranga – Hamilton – Auckland Service

The Green Party today announced that it will trial a passenger rail service between Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga starting in 2019, when it is in government. More>>

ALSO:

Housing: Voluntary Rental Warrant Of Fitness For Wellington

Wellington City Council is partnering with the University of Otago, Wellington, to launch a voluntary Rental Warrant of Fitness for minimum housing standards in Wellington, Mayor Justin Lester has announced. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election