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Promoting a confident and connected culture

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage works to enrich the lives of all New Zealanders by promoting a confident and connected culture.

We support many of New Zealand’s arts, media, heritage and sports organisations; advise government on cultural matters and provide research and resources for everyone to access. The organisations we fund deliver a wide range of cultural experiences for all to enjoy.

Anzac Day 2021

Anzac Day 2021

Anzac Day commemorates all New Zealanders killed in war and honours our returned servicemen and women. In 2021, we're encouraging New Zealanders to mark Anzac Day in a safe and meaningful way. Here are details about the official Anzac Day events in Wellington on Sunday 25 April. ...

Arts and Culture COVID Recovery Programme

Arts and Culture COVID Recovery Programme

We are focused on the recovery, regeneration and revitalisation of the cultural sector. This page outlines the initiatives we are funding and delivering, to help our sector thrive. ...