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Creative Communities Scheme Grant Recipients

Applicant March 2017Purpose​Allocation​
 
Connected Media The Outlook for Someday Free One-day Film-making Workshop ​$1,900.00
Friends of the Museum Minkisi Art and Belief in West and Central Africa $1,000.00
Miranda Jeffries ART School 2 Day Event $545.00
One Taupo Trust Taupo Winter Festival - 'Short Film Competition' - Battle of the Mountains $900.00
Jane Penton Playing in Paradise - Exhibition $2,118.00
Sally-Ann Davies Artist Residency in Italy Didn't meet criteria
Marotiri School School Production $400.00
Taupo Art Connection Taupo Art Trail 2017 $2,900.00
Taupo Choral Society Charitable Trust Two Choirs Folk Fest $2,390.00
Taupo Oral History Group  Taupo Oral History Project $4,000.00
Taupo Primary school Kapa Haka Maro Wananga $4,000.00
Taupo Sculpture Trust Sculpture Walk Brochure $2,600.00
Taupo Youth Arts Trust Taupo Winter Festival
$2,700.00
TeRina Koopu Serenade  $2,200.00

Applicant August 2016Purpose​Allocation​
 
Corbie Films Taupo Halloween Film Festival ​$1,000.00
Christopher Eyes Even Time book promotion $500.00
Easterfest Trust Easterfests Stations of the Cross $2,174.00
Mangakino Central Charitable Trust - Mangakino Art Co-operative Maori Abstract Art Community Workshop $1,186.80
Mangakino Community Festival Committee Street Flags for Mangakino $2,041.40
Young NZ Writers Young NZ Writers' Writing Conference $1,400.00
Robert Fugah West African drumming workshop $1,500.00
Taupo Sculpture Trust Flora Totem $2,288.00
Taupo Society of Ballet & Dance Local Mini Competition $915.00
Toro Pikopiko puppet theatre Local Mini Competition $2,000.00
Towncentre Taupo Graffiato Festival $2,000.00

​Applicant March 2016

Purpose​

Allocation​

​Richard Hoadley ​Construction of a new public contemporary sculpture ​$1,000.00 conditional
​Christopher Eyes ​Self publish a novella set in Taupo ​$2,000.00
​Carole Cornes ​Publish a botanical sketchbook of Central North Island plants ​$2,000.00
​Marotiri School ​Wearable Arts, construction of and presentation of kids creations in a fashion show ​$1,000.00
​Quirky Pottery Ltd ​New online art gallery promoting Taupo's local artists. ​Declined
​Taupo Choral Society ​Celebration of 40 years choir performance ​$2,086.40
​Miranda Jeffries ​Introduction to body painting and special effects workshops/classes ​$1,325.25

 

​​Applicant September 2015

Purpose​

Allocation​

​Chelsea Dolman ​Masterclass for young Taupo musicians ​$1,200.00
​Towncentre Taupo ​Graffiato Festival 2015 ​$2,000.00
​Helen Davis and John Harries ​Exhibition – ‘Observers’ ​Declined
​Mikaere Gardiner ​Turangi Living Walls Project ​$3,000.00
​Mira Smith ​'Express yourself' workshop ​$800.00
​Miruh Gardiner ​Turangi Town Centre Mural ​​Declined
​Ngati Tuwharetoa Ratana Choir ​Hold a wananga for the Ratana Church Choir ​$1,000.00
​St Andrew's Anglican Church ​Gardening and flower show fundraiser ​Declined
​Taupo Choral Society Charitable Trust ​Choir folders Declined​
​Created Taupo Christian Arts Collective ​'Who is He to You' – Easter Exhibition ​$523.50
​Taupo District Highland Pipe Band ​Bagpipe maintenance workshop ​$340.00
​Taupo Family Playcentre ​Cultural activity for Friday sessions ​$450.00
​Taupo Youth Arts Trust ​Free lantern making for all ages, part of the lights festival ​$2,000.00
​Safe Turangi ​Turangi 50th Jubilee and Christmas in the Park ​$3,000.00
​Waitangi Taupo Moana Festival Collective ​To deliver the festival ​$3,000.00

 

​Applicant February 2015

Purpose​

Allocation​

​Anne-Marie Midwood-Muray Holiday ​film workshops for five to 15-year-olds ​Declined
​Connected Media Charitable Trust Free one-day film-making workshop ​$2,500.00
​Ekalehia Tokelau Taupo ​2 x weekly language, dancing & singing classes $1,500.00
​Helen Charters 100 local women from ​More Women in Business to visit Tauhara Retreat Centre ​$325.00
​Jeffrey Addison ​Pakira Poupou - To carve a sign for Pakira Marae $1,500.00
​Lake Taupo Hospice ​Creative Catwalk event ​$1,500.00
​Mangakino Area School  ​Manaaki Harekeke Manaaki Whanau ​Declined
​Mikaere Gardiner ​2015 Turangi Living Walls Project ​$1,500.00
​Noelene Reti ​Tukunga Matauranga Maori ​Declined
​Taupo Art Connection ​Queens Birthday Weekend Arts Trail ​$2,000.00
​Taupo Homeschool Group Homeschool Art Programme for five to 16 year olds ​$1,000.00
​Taupo Museum ​Te Hau - The Wind, Matariki Celebration $2,150.00
​Taupo Sculpture Trust ​Stone Pedestal for Tuwiri ​Declined
​Te Whare Oranga Wairua ​To create a mural of our beautiful lake and mountains ​$1,700.00
​Whanau Ora Ki Tuwharetoa ​A photography wananga for rangatahi followed by an exhibition. ​Declined


 

​Applicant August 2014

Purpose​

​Allocation

​New Zealand Concert Band ​Taupo Workshop & Concert ​$1,500.00
​Baldaquin Incorporated Society of NZ ​Medieval Festival - Contribution towards Artisan’s Workshop ​$1,400.00
​Safe Turangi ​Christmas in the Park Turangi entertainment ​$2,000.00
​Taupo Society of Ballet & Dance ​Dance competition venue hire ​$1,100.00
​Towncentre Taupo Graffiato Festival ​$2,000.00
​Puawaitanga ​Weaving Exhibition  in Turangi towncentre ​$1,000.00
​Taupo Museum ​School holiday art workshops for children ​$380.00
​Waitangi Taupo Moana Festival Committee ​Waitangai Taupo Moana Festival ​$2,000.00
​Waitangi Tuwharetao Ki Pukawa ​Waitangi Day Festival in Pukawa ​$1,500.00
​The Awhi Foundation iEmergence NZ​ - Funding for wananga workshop and the presenter ​$1,000.00

 

​Applicant June 2014

​Purpose

​Allocation

​Taupo Museum ​Towards the Precipice Exhibition ​$2,000.00
​Black & White Music School ​To bring music industry professional to a talent quest ​$500.00
​Mikaere Gardiner Living Walls 2014, ​public art work ​$1,500.00
​Taupo Primary School T​o provide band lessons to senior students ​$1,645.00
​The Enviroschools Foundation ​Creative workshop in Taupo ​$280.00
​Tuesday Painters ​Run a 3 day workshop ​$1,675.00
Active Arts Taupo Inc. ​Promote 50 Years as Active Society ​$500.00
​Taupo Choral Society ​WW1 Commemoration Concert ​$2,000.00
​English Language Partners ​Festival to celebrate communities cultural diversity ​$1,000.00
​Centre Stage Taupo ​Stage 'Peter Pan' Venue hire ​$2,000.00

 

​Applicant December 2013

​Purpose

​Allocation

​Taupo Jazz Orchestra Society Inc. ​Community Carols in the Park ​$2,000.00
​Jeffrey Addison ​Carve and install a paepae totara ​$800.00
​100% Lake Taupo Arts Festival Trust ​Costs involved with Waitangi Day ​$2,000.00
​Paula Kerslake ​Mixed Media and Collage Unleashed art workshops ​$400.00
​Taupo Museum ​Matariki 2014 ​$2,000.00
​Taupo Sculpture Trust ​Create a new Website for TST ​$1,100.00
​Tongariro School ​Mural construction ​$3,600.00
​Active Arts Taupo ​Sign Board - advertising ​$500.00

 

​Applicant June 2013

​Purpose

Allocation

​Freetime Enterprise ​Songs of Greedy Taniwha ​$1,000
​Taupo Museum Matariki Exhibition ​$2,000
​Lake Taupo  Arts Festival Trust ​Great Lake Tales 2013 ​$2,000
​Lake Taupo  Hospice Arts & Crafts programme​ ​$564
Marotiri School ​Wearable Arts Show ​$600
​Taupo Art Connection ​Website ​$4,000
Taupo Camera Club ​Exhibition ​$2,000
​Taupo Choral Society ​Performance at St Andrews $2,000​
​Taupo Museum ​Lithographic Exhibition $2,000​
​Mangakino Area School ​Matariki Event for Mangakino $800​
​Taupo Sculpture Trust ​Reprint Sculpture Trail Guides $580

 

Applicant November 2012

​Purpose

Allocation

​Erupt Lake Taupo Festival ​Big Day Art showcasing local art ​$4,500
​John Ball ​Create Film “Underground” (Rangipo Power Station) $1,860​
​Lake Taupo Hospice Trust ​Create Ceramic Pohutakawa Flowers $500​
Lake Taupo Woodworkers Guild​ ​Venue hire for wood workers gathering ​$500
​Taupo Sculpture Trust ​Produce map of public sculptures in Taupo CBD $1,500​
NZ Modern School of Music​ ​Stage a music competition $500​
​Taupo Museum ​Bring Matariki Exhibition to Taupo incl. workshops ​$2,000
​Town Centre Taupo ​Deliver community event on Waitangi Day ​$2,000


Creative Taupo Grant Recipients

Applicant March 2017Purpose​Allocation​
 
Active Arts Taupo Annual Exhibition 2017 Active Arts Taupo ​$800.00
Centre Stage (Taupo) Directors Workshop $1,200.00
Friends of the Taupo Museum & Art Gallery Inc Touring Exhibtion of an African Collection Funded through CCS
Jane Penton Playing in Paradise - Community Exhibition and Craft Demonstrations Funded through CCS
Katrin Wilson Bay of Plenty Music School $450.00
Monique Doig Shakespeare Globe Centre NZ Young Shakespeare Company 2017 $1,000.00
One Taupo Trust To bring the 'Makers of Entertainment' (MoE) Street Theatre & Comedy Act to Taupō for the duration of this year's Taupō Winter Festival $2850.00
Taupo Oral History Group Exhibition of Taupo in the 1960s and 1970s $2,850.00
Taupo Youth Arts Trust Talent Quest $1,200.00

Applicant August 2016Purpose​Allocation​
 
Creative Clay Taupo Replacement Firing Kiln ​$2,000.00
Easterfest (NZ) Trust Art Exhibition $500.00 conditional
Felicity Lilian Grace Jepson Purchase Piano Declined
Inspire Church Taupo Trust 2015 Purchase Sound Desk and Production Equipment Declined
Lake Taupo Hospice Exhibition of Hope $2,000.00
Stacey Grieg Tools for Jewellery workshops $500.00
Creative Taupo Support for Taupo Art Scholarship $500.00 conditional
Taupo Family Playcentre Purchase Musical Instruments $500.00
Tuesday Painters - Active Arts Provide Equipment - 10 easels $1,000.00
Safe Turangi 2016 Turangi Christmas in the Park $2,900.00
Older Persons Advisory Panel What's On booklet for 55 plus Declined

Applicant June 2015

Purpose​

Allocation​

​Performing Arts School ​The WIZ production ​$2,200.00
​Active Arts Inc. ​Signage ​$911.36
​Creative Clay ​Pottery Workshop ​$420.00
Black & White Music School ​Snu Music lessons ​$500.00
​Primal Youth ​Suicide prevention national awareness campaign ​Declined
​Taupo Home School Group ​Workshops in November for 30 people ​$529.00
​Tessa Sandham ​Bachelor of Dance Education at the RAD, London ​​Declined
​Towncentre Taupo ​20 x plywood Christmas trees ​$1,000.00
​Tupoutama Paki ​Flights to CIOFF Folkdance Festival ​​​Declined

 

​Applicant February 2015

Purpose​

Allocation​

​Antonios Papaspiropoulos ​Publishing – poems from the George Wilder Cottage ​$2,500
BOP Music School -Taupo Sub Committee ​Run a school of music weekend in Taupo ​$2,500
​Helen Charters ​Purchase a good quality sound system ​Declined
​Lake Taupo Hospice ​Develop arts and crafts programme ​$620
​Mikaere Gardiner ​Living Walls project in Turangi ​Declined
​Taupo Family Playcentre ​Costumes ​$365
​Whanau ora ki Tuwharetoa ​Creation and exhibition of artwork ​$1,500
​Sally-Ann Davis ​Printing Making Workshops for the Taupo Community ​$665

 

​Applicant August 2014

​​Purpose

​​Allocation

​Creative Taupo ​To support local artist with two Scholarships ​ $1,000
​Anahera Rose Tito ​Pumice carving workshops ​$500
​Brian and Mira Smith ​To run creative Photography classes ​$900
​Families Advance Trust ​Build performing arts stage ​$1,000
​Taupo DC (Umbrella Organisation) ​Contribution towards Waitangi Day festivities ​$2,000
​Whaitaima TeWhare (Toro Pikopiko) To hold 4 x wananga teaching new waiata and puppetry to children ​$500

 

​Applicant June 2014

​Purpose

​Allocation

​Mangakino Area School ​Restore the school’s Whare Nui ​$500.00
​Sarn Elliot ​Bring back a low power FM radio station ​$360.00
​Stephen Crowley ​Establish a high standard Symphony Orchestra ​$1,275.00
​Tauhara Community Support Initiative ​Finish off Graffiti art in alleyway ​$1,000.00
​The Enviroschools Foundation ​Travel costs to attend parade ​$500.00
​Taupo District Highland Pipe Band ​To purchase reeds ​$370.00
​Stephanie Luttrell ​Set up recycled art and craft sessions for children ​$900.00
​Act 2 Performing Arts School ​Great Lake Centre Hire ​$1,650.00
​Centre Stage ​Peter Pan the British Musical ​$2,500.00

 

​Applicant December 2013

​Purpose

​Allocation

​100% Lake Taupo Charitable Trust ​Waitangi Day Event ​$2,000.00
​Taupo Embroiderer’s Guild ​Conference Costs ​$380.00
​Bay of Plenty Music School ​School of music weekend in Taupo ​$2,000.00
​Chelsea Dolman ​To attend NZ Opera School ​$1,000.00
​Lake Taupo Arts Festival Trust ​Theatre performance ‘Tracing Hamlet’ ​$2,500.00
​Lake Taupo Arts Festival Trust ​Attend exhibition & conversational style workshop ​$2,000.00
​Taupo Society of Ballet & Dance ​Annual Queens Birthday Festival ​$1,000.00
​Town Centre Taupo ​To bring Fuse Circus for Waitangi Day and Summer Concert. ​$1,000.00

 

​Applicant June 2013

​Purpose

Allocation

​Creative Taupō ​Taupo Arts Scholarship ​$1,000
​Lake Taupo Arts Festival Trust Graffiato 2013 ​$3,500
​Lake Taupo Arts Festival Trust Art of Fashion Gala ​$5,000
​Taupo Homeschoolers ​Art & Craft Programme ​$240
​Taupo Citizens Silver Band ​Music & Instruments $2,100​
​Turangi Artworks ​Wood Fired Bottle Kiln $4,500​
​Taupo Primary School ​Musical Instruments & Lessons ​$1,330

 

​Applicant November 2012

​Purpose

​Allocation

​Town Centre Taupo ​Deliver community event on Waitangi Day ​$8,550