Funding Recipients

The Creative Communities Scheme involves a partnership between Creative New Zealand and city and district councils to foster an environment that supports the development of New Zealand arts and artists.

Previous Recipients of Creative Communities Funding

September 2020

  • Rangiora Pottery Group
  • Kaiapoi Borough School
  • Fernside Community Pool
  • Southbrook School Board of Trustees
  • NEST Arts Collective
  • Kidsfirst Kindergarten Vickery Street
  • St Patricks School PTA
  • Arts Canterbury Inc.


March 2020

  • Andrew Blackwell
  • Laura Hewetson
  • Annette Guise
  • Margaret Maw
  • Write On School for Yong Writers
  • Isabella Miller-Bell
  • Arts Canterbury Inc.
  • Cheryl Muirson
  • Nigel Cook
  • Agape Dance Academy
  • Kaiapoi Community Playgroup
  • Tē Kōhaka o Tūhaitara Trust
  • The Hope Community Trust Inc.


August 2019

  • Julia Holcroft
  • Anglican Parish Kaiapoi
  • CAC Music
  • Waimakariri Arts Council
  • North Canterbury Musical Society
  • TimeBank Waimakariri
  • Shelley Topp & Susanne Gebhardt
  • Kaiapoi Community Garden
  • Miscellaneous Art Show
  • Oxford Arts Trust (3 grants)


March 2019

  • Woodend Spring Flower Show Children’s Craft and Floral Art
  • Our Studio Our Studio Exhibition
  • Peter Lawrence Savage Old Coaching Days – Canterbury & Westland (book)
  • Oxford Promotions Action Committee Inc. Oxford Winter Lights Festival – Poi Performer & Poi Making
  • Julia Ann Holcroft Pianoforte Masterclass
  • Agape Dance Academy Tutu by Two
  • Amy Louise Michaels Creative Ceramics for Youth
  • Waimakariri Arts Trust Kaiapoi Art Expo 2019
  • St Josephs’ School Whole School Production – Beauty & the Beast
  • West Eyreton School Gifted and Talented Arts Programme
  • Waimakariri Migrants & Newcomers Group The Suitcase Exhibition
  • The Hope Community Trust Inc. HCT Restoration and Painting Workshops
  • Kaiapoi Returned & Services Association Inc. Larsen Plaque
  • Laura Hewetson Stage and Film Makeup Workshop
  • The School for Young Writers Waimakariri Writers
  • Oxford Promotions Action Committee Inc. Oxford Winter Lights Festival – Winter Wonderland
  • Margaret Jean Maw Northern Outpost Annual Recital
  • Rangiora Photographic Society Rangiora Photographic Society Exhibition 2019