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.


We can build a new utopia
Rosabel Tan asks leading “architects of imagination” how they are reimagining Aotearoa’s post-Covid arts sector.
Evaluation report 2019–2020
This evaluation covers stakeholder perceptions of the early impacts of our new strategic direction.
Election Forum
Ngā Toi Advocacy Network pre-election forum on arts policies, was delivered online on 20th August 2020.
Our survey on the economic impact of COVID-19 on the creative sector in the region is now available.
Supporting Innovation
Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi works with the sector to create the conditions for effective innovation in Tāmaki Makaurau.
Briefing Incoming Ministers
Our perspective for the Arts, Culture and Heritage Ministers on the value of the arts and priorities for action.
'Arts' of Moana Oceania
Scoping research into Indigenous worldviews on 'what art is' from the Moana Oceania communities of Tamaki Makaurau.
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.
Ngā Toi Advocacy Network
We are building a collective approach to advocacy on the value and impact of creativity, arts, and culture, to develop a stronger arts and culture ecosystem in Tāmaki Makaurau.
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.


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.
Creative ecosystem: the COVID-19 journey
This simple infographic outlines the four likely stages of response to COVID-19 over the months ahead.
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.