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Toi Iho were excited to read the Arts Manifesto of the new government which focuses on Toi Iho as one of the areas they would like to consider. Since the removal of funding by Creative New Zealand a few years ago, Toi Iho has fallen off the radar for many, with some asking ‘is it still around?’ To this we answer a definite YES. Despite a lack of funding, there remains significant support within Maori arts communities for the ongoing operation of the Toi Iho mark, promoting high quality Maori art today. We look forward to working with the new Government (who have also suggested a possible shake up of Creative New Zealand) in the upcoming few months.