Music festivals to puppets funded
More than $21,000 has been allocated to a variety of creative events and projects in Waipa¯ .
The Creative Communities Scheme, administered by Waipa¯ District Council and funded by Creative New Zealand, is supporting eight applications from its April round.
The fund is aimed at promoting and supporting local arts and cultural events, projects and programmes.
Assessment committee member Marcus Gower said it was exciting to see a wide range of applications this round.
“This round we are supporting a range of projects from a puppet show and workshop to a country music festival and the Cambridge Autumn Festival.”
The scheme is supporting Cambridge Society of Arts Inc, Toro Pikopiko Puppets, Branded Country Music Festival, Matariki School holiday Mahi Toi programme, Cambridge Creative Fibre, Cambridge Autumn Festival Trust, Te Awamutu Competitions Society of Performing Arts and Armistice in Cambridge Society.
The committee received eight applications and every application received funding.
The round is open twice a year with the next round set for September 2018.