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.

2015 Grants awarded

It is with pleasure that the Earle Creativity & Development Trust announces the following Grant Recipients for 2015: History & Literature Garry O ‘Neill – to publish A Social History of the West End, Palmerston North. Helen Lehndorf – for her project The Attention Almanac: Journal Writing for Creativity and Well-being. Maurice Watt – to write up a record of Oroua Teamsters’ Treks. Valerie Mills – to write a story of the Municipal Baths, Ashley Street, Palmerston North, Down at…

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Vonni Sterritt – Manawatu Standard

Manawatū Art Expo 2015

The Feilding and District Art Society organised the Manawatū Art Expo 2015; an open exhibition for all artists including painting sculpture wood carving. The Expo was held in the Convention Centre, Palmerston North from Thursday 16 July to Sunday 19 July. Vonnie Sterritt was awarded the title of 2015 Artist of the Year. The Earle Creativity and Development Trust supported this event. Related article Art expo a time to buy, sell and catch up – Manawatu Standard, 9 July 2015

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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