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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 Low Vision NZ

Contact:  Helena Ireland, Sport & Leisure Advisor  T: 06 759 1169  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: Lisa Berndt, Curator/Public Engagement  T: 027 406 2482  E:

Contact: Elaine Rollins, Assistant Curator/Public Engagement  T: 06 759 6060  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: Rayna Mani, Business Development Administrator - Event Venues  T: 06 759 6060  E:

Contact: Kate Duncan Community Partnerships Advisor  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:

South Taranaki District Council

Contact:  Michaela Stoneman, Arts Coordinator  T: 0800 111 323  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, Manager 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 is Access, Inclusion and Participation Advisor, Arts Access Aotearoa (T: 04802 4349 E: Stace works Monday to Thursday.  More about Stace

Milly Hampton: Milly is Advisory Programme Assistant, Arts Access Aotearoa (T: 04802 4349 E: Milly works Monday to Thursday.  More about Milly

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Connect through music: this video was made by Lala Rolls of Island Productions Aotearoa for Arts Access Aotearoa and Chamber Music New Zealand.

Access for all:
“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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