Frequently Asked Questions

Find your answer to the commonly asked questions here....

►How do I know if my application been submitted? 

Please check your Application Dashboard to see whether your application is siting under 'Submitted applications' or 'Un-submitted Applications'.

See View your applications

►Why can’t I add my support material? 

  • You can upload the following file formats: .pdf or .doc or .docx (Word), .xls or .xlsx (Excel), .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .txt.
    (Note that music, video and other file formats can only be provided via a web-link).
  • The file name cannot include any special characters (e.g. #, & or *).
  • The maximum file size you can upload is 10 MB.  
  • Your application should not have more than five attached documents in total.

See Guidelines for adding documents and support material

►Can I add information, or make changes to my submitted application?

  • Yes! Please email us at Portal@creativenz.govt.nz and we will Un-submit your application. 
    You will need to resubmit your application before the closing date, or it will not progress through the round. 
    We cannot add attachments or make changes on your behalf. 

►How do I invite someone to join my application? 

►Do I have to use the budget template or can I add a budget in my own format?

►How do I sign my application?