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Arts For All Otago Network members

Welcome to the Arts For All Canterbury Network directory. To update your information or become a member, contact Stace Robertson, Access Inclusion and Participation Advisor, Arts Access Aotearoa (T: 04 802 4349 E:

** Ask Arts Access Aotearoa for contact details


A Different Light Theatre Company
Contact:  Tony McAffrey 
Air Force Museum of New Zealand

Contact: Michelle Sim, Communications Manager  T: 027 697 8911  E:

Contact: Chris Davey, Education Officer  T: 021 115 5770  E: 

Arts Canterbury

Contact: Wilson Henderson, Chair E:  

Arts Integrated

Contact: Trisha Ventom, member E:

Contact: Ursula Ryan, Co-ordinator T: 027 826 0141 E:

Ashburton Art Gallery

Contact: Nicole Bourke, Exhibition & Collection Assistant 

Blind + Low Vision NZ

Contact: Erin Eyles, Recreation Advisor - Christchurch

Contact: Petronella Spicer

Canterbury Museum

Contact: Neil Philips, Public Engagement Manager. Deputy Director T: 03 366 9429 E: 

Contact: Jerry Champion, Custon Experience & Education Manager T: 03 366 5000 E:

CCS Disability Action - Upper South Island

Contact: Matthew Whiting E:

Centre Stage, Rolleston

Contact: Caelan Thomas E:

Christchurch Art Gallery

Contact: Lana Coles, Education and Public Programmes Team Leader T: 03 941 7382 E:

Christchurch Arts Festival Trust

Contact: Tanya Muagututi'a, Programme Manager, 

Christchurch City Council

Contact: Rachel Mullins, Inclusive Communities Co-ordinator T: 03 941 8210 E:

Creative New Zealand

Contact: Briar Monro, Arts Practice Director, Community and Youth | Kaitohu Mahi Toi, Hapori me te Hunga Rangatahi

T: 04 471 0487 E:

Dance to be Free

Contact: Adrian Beddle, dance teacher T: 027 528 3105 E:

Department of Corrections

Contact: Maree Hanford, Principal Advisor Rehabilitation and Learning, Christchurch Women's Prison E:

Disabled Persons Assembly

Contact: Ingrid Robertson, Kaituitui  T: 021 965 355  E:

Exchange Christchurch

Contact: Preston Hegel, Operations/Programme Development T: 027 828 3757 E:

Generation House Project

Contact: Rachael Inch, Project Manager T: 03 347 0934 E:

Isaac Theatre Royal

Contact: Bob Mangan AVM, MBA, Chief Executive Officer  E:

Jolt Integrated Dance

Contact: Lyn Cotton, Artistic Director T: 03 332 0074 E:

Contact: Jasmine Trafford, Tutor, Assistant & Interning General Manager, E:

Listen! Our voices count - Plains FM 96.9

Contact: Roger Marsden, radio broadcaster E:

My Honeyland Art Inspirational School

Contact: Yulia Potts, Founder E: 

Otautahi Creative Spaces

Contact: Kim Morton, Project Manager E:

Scape Public Art

Contact: Josie Whelan, Director E:

Selwyn District Council

Contact: Becca Bouffandeau, Arts Co-ordinator  E:

Showbiz Christchurch

Contact: Wendy Riley, Marketing Manager T: 03 377 9215 E:

The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora

Contact: Hannah Wilson, curator – programmes and events E 

The Arts Foundation

Contact: Lili Bay, Boosted Co-ordinator  T: 027 464  6265  E:

Contact: Chessie Henry, Communications and Engagement Advisor  T: 027 260 2068  E:

Contact: Ella Zarifeh, Producer at Boosted  T: 027 755 3315  E:

The Court Theatre

Contact: Rachel Sears, Education Manager T: 03 963-0901  E:

The Hive NZ Ltd

Contact: Sharon Reynolds, Director/community art therapist, HH Dip (A.Thp)
T: 027 204 7343 E: 

The Physics Room

Contact: Abby Cunnane, Director  T: 021 053 2463  E:

Contact: Keren Oertly Ryan, Office Manager E:
Michelle Wang, Assistant Curator   E: 

Contact: Hamish Petersen, Publications & Writing Co-ordinator E: 

The White Room, SkillWise

Contact: Simon Gray, Arts Coordinator E: 


Annabel Keys

**Contact: audio describer 

Corina Hazlett

Contact: artist/art tutor E:

Josie Noble

**Contact: Arts Access Advocate

Mardi Blyth

**Contact: audio describer 

Michael Krammer

**Contact: dancer and tutor, Jolt Dance

Peter Ruddenklau

**Contact: Making a Difference Christchurch member

Prudence Walker

Contact: Arts Access Advocate E:

Tara Loy

Contact: E:

Trent Hiles

Contact: artist/creative activist T: 021 1728 373 E:









Stace Robertson

STACE ROBERTSON: Stace is Access, Inclusion and Participation Advisor, Arts Access Aotearoa (T: 04802 4349 E: ( More about Stace

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CONNECTING THROUGH MUSIC: this video was made by Lala Rolls of Island Productions Aotearoa for Arts Access Aotearoa and Chamber Music New Zealand.

“The good thing about being focused on access and accessibility is that you create a better experience for everybody,” says Philip Patston in this video, made by Lala Rolls of Island Productions Aotearoa for Arts Access Aotearoa. 


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