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CBOP aims to build recognition and support for the dynamic value of the arts through advocacy and by supporting the diverse networks of organisations and individuals who cultivate the arts in Tauranga Moana & Western Bay of Plenty.

Connecting creatives to organisations, creatives to projects and audiences to events

CUSP NEWSLETTER

Your weekly dose of our region’s arts and culture news, opportunities for our region’s creatives and organisations, funding rounds, creative awards, inspiration, resources and giveaways.

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CREATIVE KŌRERO

Your voice, your stories, your ideas. Creative Kōrero is your space to share, connect and engage with our region’s creative community.

  • News, stories and successes
  • Awards, funding, scholarships
  • Giveaways
  • Opportunities
  • Reviews
  • The Scoop
  • The Spotlight
  • Expressions of interest
  • Auditions
  • Artist call outs
  • Anything else arts and culture related from our region…

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CREATIVE DIRECTORY

We are calling for creatives in our region to submit a profile in anticipation of the launch of the new Creative Directory. Once live, we will be actively promoting and nurturing its growth as the go-to resource for our region’s creative network.

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CBOP NEWS & PROJECTS

CBOP supports the Creative Sector through the facilitation of research specific to the regions arts and culture sector as well as collaborating with organisations that seek to provide opportunities for creatives in the region.

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Directing the sector to resources, toolkits and skills providers for a more sustainable creative eco-system

Take a deep dive into the resources we have sourced specifically for creatives. From professional development opportunities to funding providers, grants, awards, resources and other arts organisations. Opportunities await.

Leading and co-delivering the Toi Moana strategy, administrating funding, and conducting peer mentoring for projects and ideas

CREATIVE COMMUNITIES SCHEME

The scheme aims to increase participation from the local community in the arts sector, support the diversity of local cultural traditions and encourage and engage young people to participate in local arts. The term ‘arts’ is broadly defined to mean all forms of creative and interpretative expression.

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TOI MOANA – YEAR ONE

  • Year One Toi Moana Arts & Culture Strategy Overview
  • Youth Mapping Research
  • Art In Business Research
  • Investment Mapping Research

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TOI MOANA BACKGROUND & IMPLEMENTATION

The Arts & Culture Strategy is a framework for the two councils, and their funding partners which outlines where our arts and cultural sector is right now, where we want to be and what we need to do to get there.

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We share sector stories, events and initiatives so that our entire community can participate in more arts and culture, every day.

“What’s On” Guide

Promote your event or creative workshop on our region’s most comprehensive arts and culture “What’s On” guide. Events submitted through the CBOP website are amplified through CBOP’s communication channels including the CBOP Instagram and Facebook

  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Multi-cultural
  • Ngā Toi Māori
  • Pacific Arts
  • Literature
  • Markets
  • Festivals
  • Craft

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CREATIVE KŌRERO

Your voice, your stories, your ideas. Creative Kōrero is your space to share your community arts news and opportunities. Whether in words, pictures or video, you can contribute to Creative Kōrero through:

  • Your arts and culture stories
  • Celebrating creative successes
  • Reviews of performances, exhibitions, books, films, architecture and any other arts happening in Tauranga and the WBOP
  • Call out for collaborations
  • Opportunities for creatives
  • Artist call outs
  • Theatre auditions
  • Band members wanted
  • Expressions of Interest
  • …anything else you think the arts community would want to know

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