All 2021 funding dates for Scripted, Factual, Platforms and Music

Scripted, Factual and Platform deadlines

Deadline: 4pm 7 October / Decisions: 1 December

  • For Factual: General audiences
  • For Scripted: General audiences

All applications must be made through our online application system.

Deadline: 4pm 10 February 2022 / Decisions: 13 April 2022

  • For Scripted and Factual: Constrained funds available – likely to be open to Te Māngai Pāho Co-Fund, and Te Puna Kairangi production co-funding. Finalised round information to be published in mid December 2021.

Deadline: 4pm 28 April 2022 / Decisions: 6 July 2022

  • For Factual: General audiences
  • For Scripted: General audiences
  • For Platforms: Annual applications for existing funded entities (closed round)

Deadline: 4pm 21 July 2022 / Decisions: 21 September 2022

  • For Factual: Targeted audiences including HEIHEI
  • For Scripted: Targeted audiences including HEIHEI

Deadline: 4pm 29 September 2022 / Decisions: 30 November 2022

  • For Factual: General audiences
  • For Scripted: General audiences

Deadline: 4pm 9 February 2023 / Decisions: 12 April 2023

  • For Scripted and Factual: Likely that funds will be constrained and could be a closed round. Finalised round information to be published in mid December 2022.

All applications must be made through our online application system.

Public Interest Journalism deadlines

Round 3 deadline: 4pm 30 September

  • For: Project funding, and Targeted Role Funding
  • ≤ 1m decisions: 15 November
  • > 1m decisions: 2 December

Music deadlines

Deadline: 4pm 7 October / Decisions: 1 December

  • For New Music: Project, Development, Features*

Deadline: 4pm 4 November / Decisions: 3 December

  • For New Music: Single

Deadline: 4pm 11 November / Decisions: 10 December

  • For New Music: Waiata Takitahi

* NZ Music Features include radio programmes and online initiatives specifically promoting new NZ music.