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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.

Te Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories launched in Whakatane

Te Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories launched in Whakatane

Te Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories (Te Tai), launched today by the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, will help us connect with our past and share the multi-faceted history of Treaty settlements. Te Tai presents a package of online resources including audio-visual oral history interviews, research articles, documentaries, multi-media web stories and educational resources in both English and Māori. ...

Call for National Erebus Memorial designs

Call for National Erebus Memorial designs

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage welcomes expressions of interest from architects, artists, landscape architects and designers, for the National Erebus Memorial planned to mark the 40th anniversary since the accident. ...