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.

Keith Street Power Station

Power to the People

An exhibition celebrating one of Palmerston North’s architectural and historic icons, the Keith Street Power Station, was held by members of the Applied Photography Group of the Manawatu Camera Club from March to June 2016 at Te Manawa Art Gallery, Palmerston North.

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Book launch of Horses ’n’ Wagons

The book by Maurice Watt, Horses ’n’ Wagons – Adventures of Oroua Teamsters 1997-2004 was formally launched at the Coach House Museum, Feilding, on Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 7-9 pm. Maurice Watt was one of the teamsters who went trekking with horse drawn vintage wagons in the late 1990s – 2004. His collation of stories tell the tales of the Oroua Teamsters who went on adventures in New Zealand. Books available from Coach House Museum, Feilding.  $40.00. Related article Tales…

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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