Resources and tools - Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi

Resources and tools

This kete holds the practical resources and tools that can be used to enhance your mahi in the arts. The resources you can pick up and use right now.

Resourcesand tools

Ngā Hua Toi Tutorials
A series of video tutorial on creating theatre from Ngā Hua Toi, an advocacy project for Māori Theatre and Dance practitioners across Aotearoa. Topics include Arts Marketing, Grant Writing, Producing & Pitching & Opportunities.
Developing Strategy
Developed by Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi, this workbook outlines the role of strategy in organisational planning and how to create an actionable strategy.
Demonstrating Impact
Developed by Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi, this workbook contains useful tools to help organisations understand and demonstrate their impact.
Advocacy Toolkit
Creative New Zealand's arts advocacy toolkit helps you talk about the value of the arts to New Zealand so people are more likely to support the arts in all its forms.
Sharing Your Story
Developed by Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi, this workbook presents key concepts to help organisations build a communication plan that supports their strategy.
Arts for All
This guide provides a practical introduction to the tools and information needed to improve accessibility and build new audiences in the arts sector.
Evidencing Value
Created by Rachael Trotman and Amber Walls, this resource aims to support artists and arts organisations in Aotearoa New Zealand to demonstrate the value of their work.
Communications Plan
Created by Kerryanne Nelson, this guide sets out five useful steps to help focus your thinking when planning a communications campaign.
Community Arts Toolkit
From Creative New Zealand, this is a best practice guide to community arts projects in Aotearoa New Zealand. Includes videos, tipsheets, tools and examples.
Created by Amber Liberté, this document hopes to give the dance community a basic line-in-the-sand of how they should calculate remuneration.
Creating an Impact Model
From the Ākina Foundation, this simple guide takes you through the steps involved in developing an impact model. Use this as a guide to run your own impact model workshop.
Artist Base
The Basement Artist Base is your one-stop-shop for resources, templates, guides, everything you need to get your show humming like a busy lil bee!
NZ Navigator
NZ Navigator is focused on building strong and effective organisations and communities. This online tool enables users to assess the performance of their organisation by rating the important operational areas.
Social Enterprise Models
From the Ākina Foundation, this resource helps you consider and plan a business model that delivers positive impact.
Charity Handbook
The Charity Handbook has been designed to help you keep track of the information that you need to run your charity. You can also use it as a handover document for new members.
Business Toolkit
Tātaki Auckland Unlimited helps Auckland businesses navigate the changing economic landscape. This free resource offers a wealth of online business tools and advice.
Youth Development
The Ministry of Youth Development promotes best practice in youth development by giving young people and people working with young people advice, training and resources.

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