Angela Busby

As of 2014 working fulltime as an artist.  Previously Arts Foundation of New Zealand Project Co-ordinator - has an extensive background in arts administration. Joined the Arts Foundation shortly before the first Laureate Awards in 2000. Previously worked in Wellington with the Central Regional Arts Council, the New Zealand Film Archive and Capital Discovery Place (now Capital E). All these organisations were in their pioneering days. Also involved with Treaty negotiations, recording the early negotiations between Ngai Tahu, Tainui and the Crown.

Angela Busby has helped fund

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New Zealand School of Dance

A brave and inventive contemporary dance show – created by our final-year students.

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100% $5,045.00 OF
$5,000.00
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Shakespeare Globe Centre New Zealand

Three talented young New Zealanders are on their way to Cornwall to perform the Tempest and you can help them get there.

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100% $6,205.00 OF
$6,200.00
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Modern Māori Quartet (MMQ)

Take 4 good looking, hip swaying, suave Māori guys crooning a mix of modern day & classic songs in Te Reo and English and you get: The Modern Māori Quartet.

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100% $6,025.00 OF
$6,000.00
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Holly Mathieson

Help us to launch Horizont Musik-Kollektiv, a Berlin-based performance group, dedicated to getting great NZ composition and musicians on the world stage.

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$7,500.00
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Red Leap Theatre

Play your role in the next workshopping phases of the development of Red Leap Theatre's exciting new work.

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107% $6,450.00 OF
$6,000.00
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Jason Erskine

Two Indonesian music ensembles have been invited to perform at the . International Gamelan Festival in the city of Yogyakarta in early July.

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$5,000.00
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New Zealand International Film Festival

Equip the Isaac Theatre Royal with Digital Cinema Projection facilities to create a multi-purpose venue and provide a home for the NZFF.

41% FUNDED
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$40,000.00
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Fractious Tash

Explosive new theatre company Fractious Tash strides onto the Auckland Theatre scene with an electrifying production of Titus at Q theatre loft 29 May-8th June

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$3,500.00
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maryjane oreilly

‘In Flagrante’ MaryJane’s contemporary cabaret hit, has been selected for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August...

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$20,000.00
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Light Nelson

Help to transform the Queen's Gardens in Nelson into a canvas for some unique art projects.

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$3,000.00
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Nixon Pictures

Bruce Nixon is making a film about Pulitzer Prize winning correspondent Peter Arnett, who has spent a lifetime covering wars and international crises.

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38% $19,150.00 OF
$50,000.00
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Robert Gilbert

There are very few theatre plays that explore the world of transgender New Zealanders in contemporary society.

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$6,000.00
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Ryan Kershaw

Having overcome depression to become a successful musician and Music festival creator, Ryan Kershaw has written the worlds first book on "Guitar Intuition".

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$1,000.00
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New Zealand Festival

The 2014 New Zealand Festival will open on Friday 21 February with an explosive event in Civic Square for the whole of Wellington to enjoy.

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$25,000.00
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McCahon House Trust

With your support we can continue to inspire a new generation of artists with the heritage of New Zealand’s foremost 20th Century painter.

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72% $2,550.00 OF
$3,500.00
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Sheree Edwards

3rd Year Bachelor of Applied Arts (visual) Graduate Show Opening 15th November 5pm running till 24th November 2013 Northtec Campus Kerikeri

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$200.00
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McCahon House Trust

This summer we want to make our resources more accessible to a broader segment of the community. This includes initiatives for our deaf community.

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$2,000.00
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The New Zealand Dance Company

We Are Horizon Hunters and have been invited to perform Rotunda at the Holland Dance Festival, February 2014. Help us achieve our first international tour.

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$15,000.00
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Katherine Joyce-Kellaway

An immersive installation exhibiting in early December, at 30Upstairs Gallery, Wellington.

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107% $4,310.00 OF
$4,000.00
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Theatre Stampede & Nightsong Productions

'360 - a theatre of recollections' by Carl Bland & Peta Rutter is coming to the stage of Auckland's mighty Civic on January 2014.

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$7,900.00
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Barbarian Productions

Our much-loved Grim Reaper characters are returning in a new work entitled Help Us Change! They'll take to the streets as part of the Performance Arcade 2014.

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$3,000.00
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Anna Edgington

The Performance Arcade is an award-winning miniature live-art festival presented free to the Wellington public each year. PA14 26 Feb - 03 Mar. The Performance Arcade brings together visual arts and performance in a specially curated “exhibition-event” of live art practices on Wellington Waterfront. An arrangement of shipping containers and scaffold structures provides a temporary architecture for this unique project, housing a bar space, a programme of live music and events and new performance installations by New Zealand and international artists.

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$2,000.00
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Tanaka Utete

Tanaka is one of the 24 students selected from over 5500 secondary students to be a member of the prestigious Young Shakespeare Company 2014.

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$1,000.00
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Everybody Cool Lives Here

Wake up Tomorrow, promises to be a surreal, compelling adventure that encourages audiences to embrace the potential of imagination and to take a leap of faith into the unknown.

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$3,500.00
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Luke Baker

This July, I'll be one of 24 students travelling to London as part of the SGCNZ Young Shakespeare Company 2014 to represent New Zealand and study at Shakespeare's world famous Globe Theatre! For three weeks in the U.K. I'll have the opportunity to work with leading tutors and directors, see some of England's best theatre practitioners and perform on the stage of none other than Shakespeare's Globe theatre! To get there, I need to raise about $8,500 - your support, combined with my non-stop fundraising, will be vital in getting me on that plane!

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Java Dance Theatre

Java Dance goes to the Edinburgh Fringe in August this year with Back of the Bus. The wheels of this campaign are already rolling. Your support large or small will make a real difference.

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Face TV

Face TV, working with two of this country’s most well-known book people, wants to respond to audience demand and produce & screen a weekly TV show.

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$6,000.00
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Te Uru

Our project is SWELL: the art of Judy Millar, a pop-up book for children. Actually, we are creating an artwork for children that is a pop-up art book! We hope it will be the first art work/art book in many children’s lives.

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$7,800.00
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Shane Bosher

Edinburgh has a history of launching celebrated Kiwi talent onto the world stage. Madeleine Sami in No. 2, Tim Balme in JIMMY COSTELLO, Jacob Rajan in KRISHNAN'S DAIRY: they’ve all stood out from the crowd. This August, with your backing, you’ll be able to add the inimitable Morgana O’Reilly to that list.

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$14,000.00
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Christchurch Symphony Orchestra

For a concert in collaboration with Woolston Brass in September of 2014 the CSO have commissioned Kenneth Young to write a work for these two ensembles.

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$16,000.00
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Jawbone Productions

ALBERT BLACK is a riotous new kiwi play based on notorious love crimes that triggered a moral panic in post-war New Zealand. Ripped from the scandalous headlines of the day, we need your help to turn The Basement theatre into the seedy heart of Auckland in the 50s, costume our large cast, and arm them with props!

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$2,200.00
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Cuba Creative

Our “little gem of a show” selected to be part of the NZ at Edinburgh 2014 season, now needs your support to tell our unique story at the largest cultural event in the world - the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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$20,000.00
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Robin Murphy Productions Limited

"Food For Thought" is a short film written and directed by Patricia (Pat) Robins, based on the short story "The Assassin Bug" by Sue McCauley. A black comedy centred around a dysfunctional family with a big secret. Synopsis - Merran’s elderly father Angus has died suddenly, and as she helps prepare for the funeral, the contents of her mother’s freezer raise some questions about the cause of Angus’s death.

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Olivia Francis

I’ve been accepted into the Royal College of Music - join me on my journey to London! Funds from this campaign go towards tuition and living costs for my Master of Performance beginning September 2014.

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Dorothy Raphael

Make Women Count! Help towards the cost of tuition fees so Dorothy can study for a 2-year Artist Masters’ in Orchestral Percussion and Chamber Music @ the Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

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Andrea Bosshard & Shane Loader

The latest film project from the pair behind the critically acclaimed indie features TAKING THE WAEWAE EXPRESS and HOOK, LINE & SINKER; they're at it again, telling stories and creating characters that remind us of our capacity for humanity, compassion and kindness.

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moana maniapoto

Art Laureate Moana Maniapoto is poised to launch her 5th major album RIMA (Moana & the Tribe) on September 26. The 11 new songs were co-written and produced by dub-meister Paddy Free (Pitch Black, Nga Tae), also a member of Moana & the Tribe . This album is very much inspired by our land, our people and our experience. Recorded in beautiful Piha, on the shores of Lake Rotorua and in Blair Castle (Scotland), Moana is seeking your help to complete this self funded album.

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Sacred Screen WebTV

NATIVE IN NUHAKA is a forthcoming documentary profiling Maori and indigenous film making and the place of the Wairoa Maori Film Festival.

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Victoria JONES

The choir is gradually becoming an important part of Martinborough’s cultural life, and we’re hoping it will continue to grow and improve for many years to come, as we all know that community singing is good for the soul!

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Boosted

After the high of giving close to half-a-million to artists at the Arts Foundation Arts Awards, we'll be celebrating with the Boosted After Party!

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Sarah Maxey

Drawing a line somewhere has its origins in my love of language and letterforms, my lifelong interest in comics, graphic novels and sequential art, and my considerable experience in making books. The book, similar in size and extent to a volume of poetry, will be beautifully designed, crafted and produced.

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Cuba Dupa

A film/installation/dance event celebrating 100 years of dance in Cuba Street, with students from Tarrant Dance Studio. A Kaleidoscope of Colours will clothe the trees and dancers will bring a range of dance moves to the CubaDupa spaces- at night a film installation will light up the building as Tarrant Dance Studio celebrates a classical time line of 100 years of talent treading to the top of the stairs at 125 Cuba St to 'love dancing'!

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Isaac Theatre Royal

Without your support the Isaac Theatre Royal will miss out on $150,000 of critical matched funding pledged by the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust.

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$300,000.00
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International Institute of Modern Letters

This campaign is about reviving the National Schools Poetry Award, the only national poetry competition for high school students in Aotearoa.

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$18,000.00
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Kokomai Creative Festival

Kokomai Creative Festival has the opportunity to bring Julia Deans over to the Wairarapa to sing Joni Mitchell’s legendary songbook. Having Julia Deans as part of our Festival gets our hearts racing and we need you to make it happen

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$6,000.00
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Tracey Tawhiao

Contemporary Maori artist Tracey Tawhiao has been invited to create a art installation for public exhibition in Le Havre, France in Contemporain Pacifique.

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$15,300.00
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Andrew Fiaui

Andrew is using his passion for visual arts as a pathway to recover from depression. A goal of his is to participate in the Molly Morpeth Canaday Award for 2016

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$200.00
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Māoriland Film Festival

THE NATIVE SLAM brought together 15 established Indigenous filmmakers to make 5 beautiful short films. We need your help to share these films with the World.

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$22,000.00
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STROMA New Music Ensemble

'Tātai Whetū' features striking works for taonga puoro and Western instruments, in a concert of evocative and haunting cross-cultural collaborations.

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$3,000.00
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Peyton Morete

Attending this music workshop in Sweden will help me grow, explore and move to the next level in my musical career.

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