To be eligible to apply, you need to be a full NEWZATS member. There is a small application fee.

We have a small pool of money available. Mentors and Mentees can apply for funding for a special training need identified in their sessions.

For further information, please contact us

e.g. tax returns, running a private studio
  • Mentors are volunteers and therefore will not be paid by NEWZATS.
  • Any reasonable incidental mentoring expenses may be reimbursed up to $50 e.g. photocopying, postage, on production of receipts.
  • Major items e.g. studio visit or partial conference fee, as recommended by the mentor, can be applied for as part of the mentoring scheme.
  • Participation as a mentor can be used to fulfil a mentor’s professional development requirement, or in their CV.
  • An application fee of $50 is required and can be paid by cheque to NEWZATS, P O Box 5006, Lambton Quay, Wellington. Or online a/c 15-3971-0059033-00
  • Mentors are volunteers and therefore will not be paid by NEWZATS.
  • Major items e.g. studio visit or partial conference fee, as recommended by the mentor, can be applied for as part of the mentoring scheme.
  • Participation as a mentee can be used to fulfil a mentee’s professional development requirement, or in their CV.
  • Once the registration form has been completed, the Project Coordinator will conduct a matching exercise for mentor and mentee based on information provided. Every effort will be made to match the skills of the mentor with the requirements of the mentee. If a mentor is not available the Project Coordinator will contact you. (The application fee will be refunded)