This section has information and application forms for each of the four fellowships of Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Fellowships 2023. There are also FAQs, two Easy Read options and NZSL interpretation. Thanks to Kelly Hodgins and Platform Interpreting New Zealand for the NZSL videos.

Call for applications to Fellowships 2023 

Applications to Arts Access Aotearoa’s Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Fellowships 2023 are open. The fellowships will give the recipients financial support to create or develop an arts project or new work. The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 20 November 2023.

The four fellowships, worth $10,000 each, provide investment in artists’ practice and development. 

Each fellowship has its own webpage. The fellowships are:

Please contact Caleb Gordon, Projects Coordinator Kairuruku a Toi, Arts Access Aotearoa if you have any questions. You can call Caleb on 04 802 4191 or email him at

Easy Read logoEasy Read information about the fellowships

Easy Read information about the four fellowships

There is also Easy Read information about the Whakahoa Kaitoi Whanaketanga Creative New Zealand Artist Fellowship

Frequently asked questions

Please read the FAQs before you make your application

Fellowship recipients in 2022  

Artists, a creative space and projects built around access, inclusion and participation in the arts were recipients of Ngā Toi Rangatira o Aotearoa Arts Access Fellowships 2022. 

You can read more about the 2022 recipients and their projects.



Thank you to our generous sponsors, who made these Fellowships possible.





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