A year-long programme for emerging Māori artists, to build the skills and networks to support them in their artistic careers.
E tipu e rea mo ngā rā o tō ao
Grow up and thrive for the days destined to you.
Tā Apirana Ngata
This year we’ve made some important changes to Toi Tipu Toi Rea, including aligning the programme dates with the Maramataka and creating a capability-building programme to support emerging practitioners as they launch their artistic careers.
About the Toi Tipu Toi Rea - Emerging Māori Artist Programme
Artists will be part of a year-long programme to build the skills and networks to support them in their artistic careers. There will be the opportunity to meet other emerging and established artists, as well as learning more about Creative New Zealand and the art sector.
Each year the capability programme will be created around the unique needs of each cohort. Artists will be asked to identify the professional skills they would like to learn to build their business capability.
If you’d like to hear more about the programme, you can listen to our Arts Practice Director, Māori, Kereama Te Ua speaking on Radio Waatea.
Alongside the new Toi Tipu Toi Rea capability building programme, Creative New Zealand is continuing to offer dedicated funding for emerging Māori artists. See Toi Tipu Toi Rea - Emerging Māori Artist Fund
Current and upcoming rounds
Eligibility for Toi Tipu Toi Rea programme
You can apply if you are:
To sign-up for the programme:
- Register or log in to your Creative New Zealand Portal account
- Complete your information under My Profile
(select your name in the upper right-hand corner of the Portal and choose My Profile)
- Complete the Toi Tipu Toi Rea - Emerging Maori Artist Programme sign-up form
(available from your Application Dashboard under Open opportunities from 1 Aug 2022)
- Submit your sign-up form by 1:00 pm on 31 Aug 2022.
If you have access requirements, please get in touch as soon as possible so we can assist you.
To sign-up, you need to complete your information under My profile and the sign-up form. You can also prepare information in other formats and attach it to your form.
Check your information under My profile and make sure the following details are complete and up to date:
- Your name
- Contact details
- Personal details - including your residency status, ethnicity and Rohe, Iwi and Hapu.
Sign up form
In your sign-up form, you tell us a little about yourself, your emerging arts practice and why you want to be part of the programme.
You can type up to 5,000 characters in the Proposal section of the form.
You can also add documents and images or add web links to information in other formats such as video, audio and other online content in the Attachment section of the form.
Everyone who signs up and is confirmed as eligible to be part of the programme will be included in this year's Toi Tipu Toi Rea cohort. You will be notified by 5 Sep 2022.
Te Otinga Hohaia
Funding Adviser, Funding Services
M: 027 687 8166
Ko Tokerau te maunga. Ko Tokerau te moana. Ko Hiruhārama hou, Ko Whitiora marae tū mai ra – Te Tii Mangonui. Ko ngā Mātua ko Ngāti-Rēhia. Ko Ngāpuhi-nui-tonu ahau.
Te Otinga joined Creative New Zealand in 2021 and supports the administration of our funding programmes. Te Otinga provides advice and support to applicants throughout the grants process with a focus on Māori arts. Te Otinga brings 40 years experience as a performing arts practitioner in film, stage, theatre and television and, she has previously worked as a Māori Culture advisor/Awhi Ākonga Māori in the Tertiary Sector for several years.
She has a Diploma in Māori Performing Arts (Te Pōkairua a Haka a Tāne Rore) from Te Wānanga Whare Tāpere o Tākitimu and a Bachelor in Humanities (Te Tohu Toi Tangata) with a double major in Indigenous Studies and Policy Writing from Te Whare Wānanga o Te Awanuiārangi.
Schedule a conversation with a Funding Adviser online
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