Arts Regional Trust

Te Taumata Toi-a-iwi

Whaia te toi huarewa o te auahatanga, hei kete toitoi manawa mō Tāmaki Makaurau  |  Seek the pathway of creativity as a kete of inspiration for Auckland.


The Future Emerging
A series of articles about Innovation in Arts and Culture Aotearoa.
A collaborative new home
Click’s founder Rohan Adarkar talks about his vision for Click Studios.

Resources, commentary & reports

We can build a new utopia
Rosabel Tan asks leading “architects of imagination” how they are reimagining Aotearoa’s post-Covid arts sector. March 2021.
Review: funders response to COVID-19
This review was commissioned by us to understand how funders are responding to the impact of COVID-19 on the arts.
The Art of Adaptation
Meijing He from Artspace Aotearoa shares her experiences and learnings from pivoting during COVID lockdowns.
Briefing Incoming Ministers
Our perspective for the Arts, Culture and Heritage Ministers on the value of the arts and priorities for action.
COVID-19 Surveys
Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi surveys on the economic impact of COVID-19 on the creative sector in Tāmaki Makaurau is now available.
Supporting Innovation
Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi works with the sector to create the conditions for effective innovation in Tāmaki Makaurau.
Creative ecosystem: the COVID-19 journey
This simple infographic outlines the four likely stages of response to COVID-19 over the months ahead.
Evaluation report 19–20
This evaluation covers stakeholder perceptions of the early impacts of our new strategic direction.
New Direction
Heta Hudson, chair of Te Taumata Toi-A-Iwi, outlines our future focus as Tamaki Makarau’s regional arts trust.
Capability Development
This review provides an overview of current activity, good practice principles, and investment models.
Te Rito Toi: arts-based teaching resources
A project from University of Auckland to help teachers work with children following traumatic or life changing events.
Annual Report 2019-2020
Our annual report outlines our activities during a year in which we mapped out a new strategic direction for the trust.
Doing the Mahi
Our chief executive Alison Taylor on the Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi approach to strengthening our arts ecosystem.