Regional creative space networks
There are many creative spaces in communities, towns and cities throughout New Zealand. There is a national network of creative spaces, plus regional networks. If you would like to join an established network or set up a new regional network, please contact Kate Hiatt, Creative Spaces Advisor, Arts Access Aotearoa (T: 04 802 4349 E: firstname.lastname@example.org) for advice and support.
Northland Creative Spaces Network
This newly formed network includes creative spaces in the Northland region and meets for collegial support, to collaborate and to share resources, information and ideas particular to their region. If you would like to join this network or would like more information, please contact Kate.
Auckland Creative Spaces Network
Creative Access Network was established to provide a legal entity for the network of members in Auckland. The members of CAN are united by a common purpose: supporting access to the arts for everyone.
Waikato Creative Spaces Network
This network includes creative spaces in the Waikato region and meets to share resources, information and ideas and for collegial support. Members include Artmakers, Arts for Health, Twin Rivers Community Art Centre, Sandz Studio and Gallery, and representatives of Creative Waikato and Waikato Museum.
Wellington Creative Spaces Network
This network includes creative spaces in the Greater Wellington region and meets four times a year to share resources, information and ideas. Members include Mix (Hutt City); Vincents Art Workshop, Pablos Art Studios, Wellington Integrated Dance, Opportunity Arts (Wellington City); King Street Artworks and newly established Fareham Creative Space (Wairarapa); Kapiti Arts Studio, The Shed and Te Ara Korowai (Kapiti Coast) and more.
Canterbury and West Coast Network
This network includes creative spaces in the the Canterbury and West Coast regions. Members include Art-East, Arts Integrated,Cantabrainers, Handmade Studio, Inclusive Performance Academy, Jolt, Linwood Community Arts Centre, Many Hats Theatre Company, Otautahi Creative Spaces Trust, The White Room (all Christchurch) and Art4Me - WestREAP (Hokitika).