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Funding opportunities for Māori artists – apply now

Funding opportunities for Māori artists – apply now

Creative New Zealand is reminding Māori artists about the wide-ranging funding opportunities available to them in the coming months.

These opportunities span across preserving Māori heritage arts, supporting emerging artists, and mentoring senior artists.

Toi Ake – retaining heritage Māori arts (up to $65,000)
Toi Ake is a funding initiative tailored to iwi, hapū, whakapapa-based roopu and maata waka to cultivate and retain heritage Māori arts. Toi Ake projects usually focus on heritage arts (including ngā mahi a Te Whare Pora) and te reo based arts (including whaikōrero and whakapapa recitation); but contemporary arts projects are also supported. Applications close Friday 5 September 2014. Read more about Toi Ake

Toi tipu Toi rea – emerging Māori artist/practitioner grant (up to $7,500)
The Toi tipu Toi rea funding initiative supports Māori artists orpractitioners seeking to undertake a project at an early stage of their career. Applicants can apply by making a Quick Response Grant application to Creative New Zealand. Up to four Toi tipu Toi rea grants of up to $7,500 each may be offered in any one Quick Response Grant round. Applications close Friday 4 July 2014. Read more about Toi tipu Toi rea

Tohunga/Tukunga mentoring programme (mentoring to the value of $5,000)
The Tohunga/Tukunga mentoring programme supports Tohunga to pass on their knowledge and skills to senior Māori artists. Applicants must be Māori artists who have attained and demonstrated a high level of creativity and excellence, possess an in-depth knowledge of their specialist artform/s, and whose abilities and skills would be enhanced by a one-to-one partnership with a Tohunga. Applications close Friday 4 July 2014. Read more about Tohunga/Tukunga

Ngā toi Māori (Māori arts) are integral to the cultural well-being and identity of tangata whenua, and to Aotearoa as a whole. Creative New Zealand provides funding and development opportunities to help Māori artists and practitioners to realise their potential, both nationally and internationally.

Find Creative New Zealand funding opportunities on our website.

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