The Ministry manages the Crown relationship with Creative New Zealand - Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, administering its funding and appointments to its Council, monitoring its reporting and performance measures.
Tel (04) 473 0880 or 0800 CREATIVE (273 284)
Postal Address - PO Box 3806, Wellington 6140
Physical address is Level 2, 2-12 Allen Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011.
Arts Council of New Zealand
All members of the Council are appointed by the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage. Māori member appointments to the Council must be done in consultation with the Minister of Māori Development.
Board Membership (expiry term in brackets):
Caren Rangi - Chair (March 2024)
Michael Prentice - Deputy Chair (Nov 2024)
Garth Callaway (April 2023)
Robyn Hunt (January 2026)
Kura Moeahu (January 2026)
Ane Tonga (November 2024)
Hilary Poole (November 2024)
Bonita Bigham (July 2025)
Whetū Fala (June 2025)
Janine Morrell-Gunn (September 2025)
John Ong (September 2025)
Helen Klisser-During (September 2025)
Puamiria Parata-Goodall (September 2025)
Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 2014
Ministry for Culture and Heritage annual reports
Ministry for Culture and Heritage agency boards and nominations
Updated on 17th February 2023