Creativity and Development Trust in Manawatū and Rangitikei

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About the Trust

Established by Richard and Mary Earle, the Creativity and Development Trust helps fund specific local projects within the arts and technical sciences.

Grants available

Visual Arts

Supporting developments in the visual fine arts and enhancing the artistic community in the Manawatū and Rangitikei districts.

Science & Technology

Helping innovators take the necessary steps to bring their ideas through initial development stages and to enable projects to head towards useful outcomes.

Music

Encouraging musical creativity in the Manawatū/Rangitikei community through the development of music performance skills and the creating of new music works.

History & Literature

Encouraging creativity in History & Literature in the writing of new material in prose, poetry or dramatic form.

Down at the baths

Book launch: Down at the Baths

Living Room of the City proudly hosted the launch of Val Mills’s second historical work, ‘Down at the Baths’, at the monthly meeting of the NZ Society of Authors – Manawatu Writers’ Hub on Monday 3 April 2017. Val Mills was a recipient of an Earle Creativity Trust History & Literature Grant in 2015, which helped fund this book. Copies of ‘Down at the Baths’ are available for $25.00. Related article Freezing water, fun and friendships at the old Municipal…

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Ben Pedersen – Manawatu Standard

2016 Grants awarded

It is with pleasure that the Earle Creativity & Development Trust announces the following Grant recipients for 2016: Science & Technology Biological Systems Modeling Limited (Gabe Redding) – for the development of a holographic rugby simulation. Kevin Tong – for the development of an electric bike that carries up to two passengers. Ben Pedersen – for the development of an automated nematodes counter, to assist in animal health management and parasite research. Jessica White – for the development of an…

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About the Trust

Established by Richard and Mary Earle, the Creativity and Development Trust, a registered charity under Public Trust and administered locally, helps fund specific local projects within the arts and technical sciences.

Contact
info@earletrust.org.nz