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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

Anzac Day

Learn more about the Anzac Day 2019 ceremonies taking place at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and other Ministry resources about Anzac Day to help with your commemorations. ...

Today in History

Today in History

23/04/1983 - Prince William meets 'buzzy bee'
Among the highlights of the April 1983 royal tour were photographs of the Prince and Princess of Wales’ infant son, Prince William, playing with New Zealand’s iconic ‘buzzy bee’ toy. ...