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Resources for creative spaces

This page aims to support and build the resilience and capability of creative spaces around the country by providing tools, insights, funding advice and opportunities, publications and other resources, and useful links. We welcome your queries, links, suggestions and ideas.  Please contact Kate Hiatt, Creative Spaces Advisor, Arts Access Aotearoa (T: 04 802 4349 E:

A guide to Covid-19 regulations and mental health support

Following a "zui" with creative spaces, Arts Access Aotearoa has created a resource that provides information and links about the COVID--19 Protection Framework, vaccinations, privacy guidelines, the wearing of masks and mental health support. Read the guide

Useful support organisations

This directory contains information and contact details of organisations and groups that may provide support, advice or other services to creative spaces and other community arts organisations. Read more 

Q & A: creative space insights

The Q & A insights on this page cover a range of topics aimed at building the capability of creative spaces. For example, measuring your impact, practising inclusion, supporting your art tutors. Read more

Practical tools for creative spaces

This page provides information for people working in creative spaces or wanting to set up a creative space in their community, or ways to promote your creative space and its artists. Read more

Promoting your creative space

Promoting your creative space creates a sense of pride and achievement for artists; provides valuable information for your funders and supporters; and helps attract more people to your space. This page includes some ways you can spread the word and will be developed further. Read more


This page lists a range of opportunities, including applications for funding, job vacancies, conferences, workshops, exhibition opportunities, promotional opportunities, competitions and artist residencies. Please email Iona if you would like your opportunity listed here. Read more

International examples of access to the arts

This page provides links to research and articles about arts and community development, and accessible arts practice. Read more




Kate Hiatt
KATE HIATT - Creative Spaces Advisor | Kaiārahi a Toi Whakawātea Tangata
E: T: 04 802 4349. Kate works Monday to Thursday. More about Kate

Padman Naidu
PADMA NAIDU - Creative Spaces Advisor - Auckland | Kaiārahi a Toi Whakawātea Tangata - Tāmaki Makaurau
E: T: 04 802 4349. More about Padma

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