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Regional Arts Pilot - Southland Region


Tender Closed
RFx ID : 14794247
Tender Name : Regional Arts Pilot - Southland Region
Reference # :
Open Date : Friday, 7 August 2015 8:00 AM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Close Date  : Friday, 6 November 2015 5:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 80000000 - Management and Business Professionals and Administrative Services
  • 86000000 - Education and Training Services
  • 90000000 - Travel and Food and Lodging and Entertainment Services
  • Southland
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Kirstin Price
(04) 498 0730
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :
Agency Address :

Creative New Zealand is seeking proposals from groups, individuals or arts organisations to form, or assist in the formation of a strategic regional arts body in Southland that undertakes regional arts development and advocacy work, including developing and delivering capability building programmes for artists and arts organisations. We are open to proposals on how to achieve this either from a group that will be able to form as the regional arts body and deliver the programme themselves, or an individual or arts organisation that is able to spearhead the formation of the regional arts body and sub-contract any additional services that need to be provided.

Eligible Respondents will be either resident in Southland or prepared to work from the Southland region.

Date for presentations from Shortlisted Respondents is 17 November 2015, with presentations to be held in Invercargill.

RFx Outcome

This tender has been awarded to:

  • Community Trust of Southland and Murihiku Arts Incubator

Further Award Information:
Agency Name: Creative New Zealand
Agency Address: Level 10 Aorangi House, 85 Molesworth Street, Wellington 6011

Successful Supplier: Community Trust of Southland and Murihiku Arts Incubator
Address: 62 Don Street, Invercargill 9810

Description of Services:
Regional Arts Development
Up to $200,000 ($100,000 in Year One and $100,000 in Year Two) is available for the development of the Arts, and the establishment of a regional arts body which:
• Revisits and refreshes the existing Project Art Southland blueprint for arts development in Southland (the Blueprint)
• Undertakes key strategic planning and initiatives
• Undertakes regional arts development work
• Establishes a regional advisory/steering group/body
• Seeks to secure ongoing funding for regional arts development

Capability Building Programme
Up to $80,000 ($40,000 in Year One and $40,000 in Year Two) is available for capability building programmes for artists and arts organisations to be delivered across the Southland Region which:
• Respond to priorities identified in the Blueprint
• Seeks to leverage additional funds
• Draw on appropriate expertise
• Target organisations which work with young people, Māori and Pacific communities and / or are focused on participation
• Work in partnership with other stakeholders (e.g. Territorial Authorities, Creative New Zealand and other funders).

Date Contract was awarded: 25 January 2016
Duration of Contract: 2 years

Award Date: Monday, 22 February 2016 (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Date RFx was completed/updated: Monday, 22 February 2016 1:48 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)