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Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust


Committee & Board





The Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust (DFAT) is a not-for-profit charity and is the governing body for a range of creative arts programming in Ōtepoti/Dunedin, including the Dunedin Fringe Festival, Amped Music Programme, New Zealand Young Writers Festival, and new performing arts venue Te Whare o Rukutia. Explore their website and strategic directions to learn more about the Trust and staff’s work. https://www.dunedinfringe.nz/

They are looking for people to support their governance needs, either as a volunteer Trustee or a friendly advisor whose expertise they can call upon as required.

In particular, they are looking for people with expertise in:

•Mātauranga Māori
•Leadership or governance skills (with the aim to take on the Trust’s Chairperson role)
•Venue management skills
•Knowledge of, and involvement in, the Ōtepoti/Dunedin creative arts sector a plus

Are you able to commit a few hours per week to support the Trust’s kaupapa? This is an opportunity to join are a friendly, supportive organisation that’s passionate about the role of arts and culture in healthy communities. If you’re interested in volunteering with DFAT, they'd love to hear from you!


To attend monthly governance meetings (1 - 1.5 hours long)

Time commitment

Flexible. The time commitment averages out to 1-3 hours per week, get in touch for more details about the available roles.

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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