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About the Ministry

We provide advice on arts, culture, heritage and broadcasting issues in consultation with government ministers. We review legislation, major policy proposals and developments that have significance to the sector.  Learn about the history of Public Trust Office Building where we are based at.

Using Ministry logos & images

Groups or individuals receiving Ministry funding who wish to acknowledge the Ministry's support are welcome to use our logos. Find out more about copyright and using material found on our websites.

Connect with us

Want more Ministry news? Check out our different social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to find out more.

Jobs & Careers

Learn more about working at the Ministry. We list vacancies on our vacancies page and on

History of Government involvement in culture

The involvement of New Zealand governments in culture has a long history.

Public Trust Office Building

The Ministry is located at the former Public Trust Office building. Learn more about the rich history of this much-loved heritage Wellington building.