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Arts For All Taranaki Network members

Welcome to the Arts For All Taranaki 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


Blind Foundation

Contact: Richard West, recreation and Volunteer Co-ordinator T: 027 808 3752 E:

Creative New Zealand

Contact: Briar Monro, Senior Arts Advisor - Community Arts T: 04 471 0487 E:

Deaf Aotearoa

Contact: Office 28 Young Street, New PlymouthMobile: 021 556 989

Disability Resource Centre

Contact: Sue Cunninghame T: 09 414 5360

Explorartz, Whanganui Creative Space

Contact: Karen Calcott, art tutor T: 027 333 5217 E:

Future Edge Ltd

Contact: Wayne Morris, Managing Director T: 06 753 5914 E:

Govett Brewster/Len Lye Centre

Contact: Emma Glucina E:

Hawera Art School and Creative Space

Contact: Carl Fairweather, tutor E:

Lysaght Watt Gallery

Contact: Lynne Walker, Chair E:

New Plymouth District Council

Contact: Fraser Ross, Events Organiser  T: 027 552 7891  E:

Contact: Helen Lindley, Event Organiser  T: 06 759 6060  E:

Contact: Hayley Olliver, Recovery Project Manager  T: 06 759 6060  E:

People First

Contact: Kirsty Linnell, Co-ordinator T: 06 381 3242 E:

Percy Thomson Gallery

Contact: Rhonda Bunyan, Director  T: 06 765 0917 E:

Puke Ariki

Contact: Gary Collins, Manager Exhibitions Projects T: 06 759 0869 E:

Contact: Chanelle Carnick, Curator Fictional Collection  T: 027 335 6932

Contact: Kate McKenzie-Pollock, Exhibitions Curator E:

Serious Injury Advisory Group

Contact: Philip Wells E:

Taranaki Arts Festival Trust

Contact: Megan Brown, Artistic Director  T: 021 027 07237  E:

Contact: Rebecca Johnson, Marketing and Communication Manager  T: 021 905 788 E:

Taranaki Deaf Club

Contact: Evelyn Kennedy T: 027 346 2218 (text only) E: 

Taranaki Disabilities Information Centre

Contact: Brian Eriksen, T: 06 759 0019 E:

TSB Showplace

Contact: David Liggett, Operations Co-ordinator  T: 027 432 6860

Contact: Samarah Harris-Woolston, Venues Operations Officer  E:


Whanganui District Council

Contact: Riah King-Wall, Programmes Officer T: 027 541 5217 E:


Ali Girling-Butcher 

Contact: Arts Access Advocate T:  025 237 8341  E:

Lance Girling-Butcher

Contact: Arts Access Advocate T: 025 237 8341 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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