Creative New Zealand (Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) encourages, promotes and supports the arts in Aotearoa for the benefit of all New Zealanders. As our core funder Creative NZ supports the delivery of the Arts Market. In addition, the CNZ International Programme supports the showcasing of work that is ready for the world stage to an international audience.
Alongside Creative New Zealand we want to thank all our partners who help make the PANNZ Arts Market possible.
Auckland Live continue their long-standing support of the Arts Market by providing PANNZ with sponsored venue hire for the Market days and Showcases.
Q Theatre is a purpose-built venue for the performing arts in the heart of Auckland city. As a home of the independent performing arts Q programmes a variety of creative disciplines, styles and genres, to present high quality performing arts experiences that inspire audiences to return to Q time and time again.
Basement Theatre, located in Auckland's CBD, is a place that supports the development and presentation of urgent and adventurous live performance made by independent artists. Arts Market delegates are invited to Basement Theatre for networking and entertainment.
Te Ahurei Toi o Tāmaki / Auckland Arts Festival (AAF) is an annual international celebration of art and culture taking place from 7-24 March 2024. AAF has supported PANNZ for many years and encourages delegates to stay on in Auckland after the Market to enjoy their programme of NZ works featuring performances from world-class local artists.
Aotearoa New Zealand Festival of the Arts is a celebration of extraordinary arts experiences based in the Wellington region. The 2024 programme takes place 23 February - 17 March 2024 and features free and family events including music, theatre, dance, visual arts, literature and more.
Track Zero works with the arts, science and other sectors to tell the climate story in ways that engage people’s hearts and minds – inspiring transformative climate change action. They are sponsors of the action based sustainability panel during the PANNZ Arts Market 2024.
New Zealand Music Commission promotes music from New Zealand and supports the growth of New Zealand music businesses – both culturally and economically, at home and abroad. They are proud partners of the music showcase featured in the Arts Market 2024.
Ticketmaster, one of Aotearoa's leading ticketing agencies, are proud sponsors of a networking session at the PANNZ Arts Market.
The Big Idea is Aotearoa's online creative network- tackling issues that matter to the sector with in-depth features, as well as the latest jobs, events and opportunities throughout NZ. They partner with us to ensure industry practitioners across the country are kept up to date with the Market.
Four Points by Sheraton is proud to provide exceptional accommodation in the heart of the Aotea Arts Precinct to Arts Market international delegates. Thanks to Four Points, delegates stay moments away from all the theatres, galleries, shops and restaurants that the CBD has to offer.