Take a look at the many useful resources below. This page features resources both created by RANA and also those cohosted from our member organisations.

We hope these will prove informative and helpful for your practice.


Find our internally-produced RANA resources below.

Aotearoa Arts, Culture and Creativity Strategy:

From the place we stand now, what is the future we want to create?

A Business Case for Investment in Regional Arts, Culture and Creative Sector Development

New Zealand Productivity Commission Inquiry


briefing to the arts, culture & heritage minister 2021

rana regional update for mch - september 2021

State of the Arts Surveys

Find all SOTA reports and infographic on the homepage below.

state of the arts surveys

RESOURCES from regional arts organisations

Find resources sourced from our member organisations below.

resources from
te taumata toi-a-iwi

Notable documents.

Te Taumata Toi-A-Iwi BIM 2020

Briefing to the incoming Minister and Associate Ministers for Arts, Culture and Heritage, with recommendations on COVID-19 recovery funding management and a ngā toi strategy.

Good Practice Guidelines

These good practice guidelines have been developed to support the decisionmaking of arts and culture sector funders and those looking to invest in the sector.

new plymouth district
council documents

From Creative Taranaki.

Creative Taranaki NPDC REPORT - 2021

A Trust will be established tasked with supporting regional arts, creativity and culture development, with a portal directory, five part time regional offices, and online media.

Creative Taranaki Submission to NPDC

Building a regional arts, creativity and culture development agency for Taranaki to leverage investment, create a strong regional creative economy and enable collaboration.

Creative Taranaki Report Summary

“One of first priorities of this organisation should be creating a database of artists, their skills and resources.”
- Waitara hui participant

innovation articles

From Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi.

1. Innovation in Arts and Culture in Aotearoa

2. Innovation as renewal: how kaupapa guides us

3. Where do we want to play, and to innovate?

4. Enablers for Innovation

5. Funders of Innovation in Arts and Culture