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New Zealand Film Commission

The Ministry manages the Crown relationship with the New Zealand Film Commission, administering its funding and Board appointments, monitoring its reporting and performance measures.

Contact details

[email protected]

Tel (04) 382 7680 or 0800 659 754

Postal Address – PO Box 11546, Manners Street, Wellington 6142

Board Membership (expiry term in brackets*): 

The New Zealand Film Commission Board will consist of not less than six and no more than nine persons.

Dame Kerry Prendergast – Chair (June 2022)

John McCay (30 June 2023)

Paula Jalfon (31 January 2025)

Brett O’Riley (31 January 2025)

Sandra Kailahi (31 March 2025)

Ant Timpson (31 March 2025)

Pania Gray (October 2022)

David Wright (October 2022)

*Members are subject to a rollover of their term under section 32 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.

Related links

New Zealand Film Commission website

New Zealand Film Commission Act 1978

Ministry for Culture and Heritage annual reports

Ministry for Culture and Heritage agency boards and nominations


Updated on 14th June 2022