Opportunity alert

Sponsor Rural Art

We reckon the process of creating art does wonders for mental health and well-being.

We want a vibrant and happy community where everyone says gidday, and we reckon you do to.

So why not join us and help showcase a celebration of all that lies outside the 50k zones?

There are sponsorships available for between $500 and $5000 as well as the awards listed here

Contact us today to enquire further.


Be A Friend

Become a Friend of the Festival by donating $100 or more. Payable right here, right now.


Local Yokel Sculpture Award

This award is intended to foster local  rural talent and is open to artists and those who want to have a go  from the Oroua region of the Manawatu.. 

New Zealand Rural Small Sculpture Award

Open to sculptors from throughout New Zealand. Sculptures must not exceed 1m squared.