Arts For All Wellington Network members

Welcome to the Arts For All Wellington 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



Contact: Stewart Sexton, Director/Consultant T: 04 476 7256 E:


Contact: Robyn Hunt, consultant and trainer T: 04 939 0445 E:

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art & History

Contact:  Sarah McClintock, Director  T: 06 370 0001  E: 

BATS Theatre

Contact: Stevie Greeks, Marketing & Communications Manager  T: 027 727 5152  E:

Contact: Carrie Thiel, Creative Producer T: 04 802 4176  E:

Blind Citizens New Zealand 

Contact: Rose Wilkinson, Executive Officer T: 04 389 0039  E:

Blind Low Vision NZ (Formerly Blind Foundation)

Contact: Mary Fisher, Recreation & Volunteer Co-ordinator T: 04 380 2151 E:

Capital E

Contact: Sarai Perenise-Ropeti, Associate Producer T: 04 894 7418  E:

Contact: Kathiy Watson, Managing Producer T: 04 567 3205 E:

CCS Disability Action

Contact: Raewyn Hailes, Access & Community Development Manager T: 04 567 8910 E:

Chamber Music New Zealand

Contact: Cathy Irons, Community Engagement Artist  T: 021 142 4849  E:

Circa Theatre

Contact: Kate Anderson, Access Manager  T: 04 801 8137  E:

Contact: Shalesh Vasan, Sales & Marketing Manager  T: 04 801 7992   E:

City Gallery Wellington

Contact: Caleb Gordon, Visitor Services & Function Co-ordinator T: 04 913 9026 E:

Contact: Rachel Fox, Public Programme Co-ordinator E: 


Contact: Sheryl Lowe, Executive Director  T: 04 801 9885  E:

Contact: Linda Lim, Communications Manager  T: 027 432 4269  E:

Contact: Kirstie Baxter, Communications Coordinator  T: 04 801 9885  E:

Deaf Aotearoa - Lower Hutt Office


Ennoble Ltd New Zealand

Contact: Rachel Noble, Director  E:


Contact: David Heather (Chair) 

Everybody Cool Lives Here

Contact: Nic Lane E:

Footnote Dance

Contact: Brian Wood, General Manager  T: 04 384 7285  E:

Open access to high-quality dance

Human Rights Commission

T: 0800 496 877 E:

Katherine Mansfield House & Garden

Contact: Cherie Jacobson, Director E: 

Museums Wellington

Contact: Leilani Sio, Public Programmes Specialist  E: 

NZ Fringe Festival

Contact: Vanessa Stacey, Festival Coordinator E:

NZ Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga whakaata

Contact: Melissa O'Brien, Audience and Engagement Coordinator, E: 

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Contact: Craig Child, Marketing Manager E:

Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

Contact: Eryn Gribble, Community Centre Co-ordinator T: 04 389 4786 E:

New Zealand Opera

Contact: Rebecca Galloway, Philanthropy & Grants Manager T: 04 384 4434  E: 

New Zealand String Quartet 

Contact: Christine Argyle, Manager T: 04 499 8883  E:

Orchestra Wellington

Contact: Beckie Lockhart, General Manager T: 04 801 7811  E:

Orpheus Choir Wellington

Contact: Nigel Macintyre, Arts Administrator  T: 04 382 8296  E:

Parents of Vision Impaired (NZ)

Contact: Rebekah Graham, Executive Officer E: 

Parliamentary Service

Contact: Philippa Henwood, Visitor Services Manager T: 04 817 8202 E: philippa.henwood@parliament.govt.nzu

Pätaka Museum

Contact: Kelsey Hankins, ELC Educator T: 021 022 5484 E:

People First

Contact: Alexia Black, Central Region Co-ordinator T: 04 381 3242 E:

Pure Mental

Contact: Shona McNeil, art worker and audio describer T: 022 090 3653 E:

Red Scare Theatre Company

Contact: James Cain, Marketing Director  E:

Royal New Zealand Ballet

Contact: Pascale Parenteau, Education & Community Manager T:04 381 9001 E: 

Taki Rua Productions

Contact: Tānemahuta Gray,  Kahukura/CEO  T: 04 385 3110  E:


Contact: Meg Williams, Executive Director T: 04 496 5493 E:

Te Papa Tongarewa

Contact: Judith Jones, audio describer and Te Papa host  T: 027 494 0787  E

The Dowse Art Museum

Contact: Karl Chitham, Director  T: 04 560 1480  E:

Contact: Catherine Bennett, Learning & Engagement Manager  T: 022 097 8003  E

Wellington Access Radio

Contact: Brendon Fitzgibbon, No Labels Radio Show presenter T: 04 385 7210 E:

Wellington City Council

Contact: Andy Lowe, Manager City Arts Creative Capital T: 021 464 198 E:

Contact:  Katie Taylor-Duke, Arts Programme Advisor  T: 021 227 8021  E:

Contact:  Melissa Wells Senior Accessibility Advisor  T: 027 860 0886  E:

Wellington City Libraries

Contact: Sue Jane, Team Member, Customer Service E: 


Contact:  Catherine Ayres, Community Engagement Ranger  T: 022 659 1614  E:

Contact:  Stephen Moorhouse, Learning Lead Ranger  T: 021 250 4272  E:


Duncan Armstrong

**Contact: dancer, musician and actor

Amanda Baker

Contact: audio describer T: 04 979 2653  E:

Leo Goldie-Anderson

Contact: NZSL interpreter T: 0274 043 135 E: 

Theresa Cooper

**Contact: NZ Sign Language arts advocate







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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