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.
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.
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Jobs & Careers
Learn more about working at the Ministry. Learn more about working at the Ministry. Current vacancy is MFAT history - Expressions of Interest for authors.
History of Government involvement in culture
The involvement of New Zealand governments in culture has a long history.