Opportunities for funding

Funding sources for research

The following are links to sources of research funding in New Zealand:

Ministry of Science

Funding for enterprise related research.

Health Research Council (HRC)

Funding for health research. Includes conference funding, career development, awards, programme and project funding.

Creative New Zealand

Creative New Zealand is the main arts development organisation in New Zealand. It consists of an Arts Council (its governing body), Te Waka Toi and the Arts Board (its decision-making bodies), and the Pacific Arts Committee (a committee of the Arts Board). Its staff work in Wellington (National Office), Auckland (Northern Office) and Christchurch (Southern Office).

New Zealand On Air

NZ On Air's job is to promote and foster the development of New Zealand’s culture on the airwaves by funding locally-made television programmes, public radio networks and access radio, and to promote New Zealand music by funding music videos and radio shows.

Ministry of Culture and Heritage

'Awards In Oral History' provide funding for projects using oral resources and relating to the history of New Zealand/Aotearoa and New Zealands close connections with the Pacific. The awards will provide 'support' to individuals or institutions for a limited period and/or pay for equipment, travel and other costs related to the project. Applications close on the 30th of April each year.