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Trustee | Nelson Festivals Trust Board

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Job details

Nelson Festivals Trust
16 Dec 2022
Nelson / Tasman
Work type
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Management & Admin, Performing Arts


The Nelson Festivals Trust exists because we love the arts and see the power it brings to support the wellbeing of our whole community.

As we step bravely in 2023, we are looking for two new Trust members to help deliver on our strategy and support the festival team to stage a festival of unmissable arts that will enrich the people of our region. The Nelson Arts Festival is the longest-running regional arts festival in Aotearoa, taking place annually in October across the Nelson region.

This an unpaid voluntary, governance role. Board members are not required to be involved with the delivery of the festival but to bring their governance skills to the table.

We meet monthly as a board and also have working groups aligned to our strategy. These working groups meet as required between board meetings.


We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • A passion for the arts
  • Governance experience
  • An understanding of Tikanga Māori
  • Strategic planning skills
  • A strong understanding of financial governance and commercial experience
  • Have strong community connections in the Nelson/Tasman region

We are particularly keen to encourage applications from tangata whenua, younger members of the community and from the diverse communities in the Nelson/Tasman region.

Applications close on December 16, 2022.

How to apply

Please contact Ali Boswijk for questions and to apply:

Written by

Nelson Festivals Trust

5 Dec 2022