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WE NEED YOU (or someone you know) to join our enthusiastic Tauranga Arts Festival board.

It’s already a thrilling time in our festival calendar but we have an additional exciting opportunity…

Would you like to contribute to the cultural fabric of our region?

Do you have at least some of these attributes?

  • Have networks with tangata whenua
  • Have strong links with rangatahi/young people
  • Specialist skills, in particular financial or branding/marketing
  • Wider community connections
  • Critical thinking

Tauranga Arts Festival Trust is the governing body behind Tauranga Moana’s flagship arts festival, held every two years. It is responsible for Escape! - the little festival with big ideas.

The board develops and ensures delivery of the trust’s strategic goals and ensures prudent financial management and long-term sustainability of the festival.

As a board we are looking to appoint two trustees who will add diversity to our skill set. We encourage younger people to apply. This is a voluntary position.

If you have the commitment, connections and expertise required to help govern Tauranga Arts Festival we welcome your interest in the position. We are especially committed to strengthening our board through diversity and networks with tangata whenua and youth.

If this sounds like you, please apply? Otherwise, please forward this to anyone you consider might be a great fit for our board.

If you require additional information please contact

Fosie Slade

07 578 1515

Expressions of interest, that include a cover letter and a maximum two-page CV should be sent to the Board of Trustees care of:

Applications close at 5.00pm on 24th September 2021

Kathryn Lellman

Chair, Tauranga Arts Festival