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Long-Term Insights Briefing Cultural Sector

Manatū Taonga LTIB Feedback: Into the future, what are some of the key areas that will influence the vibrancy and resilience of the cultural sector ecosystem?

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About the LTIB

Manatū Taonga is developing a Long-Term Insights Briefing (LTIB) which looks to understand what are some of the key areas that will influence the vibrancy and resilience of the cultural sector ecosystem.

The LTIB is a way for the public to contribute meaningfully on what matters the most for the future of New Zealand. It uses a futures lens to help understand the drivers of change and the long-term issues or challenges shaping the future development of policy.

The LTIB work will help us collectively to think about and plan for the future, and will identify and explore the long-term issues that matter for the future wellbeing of people in New Zealand.

For more information on the long-term insights briefings process, visit the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Long-term Insights Briefings – Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

LTIB discussion document

The focus of the first LTIB is on the topic of cultural sector infrastructure – the physical, social, and dynamic components of the cultural sector that enable delivery and outcomes. 

The purpose of this consultation document was to seek insight and input on this subject and to seek feedback on several key questions. Consultation on the topic closed in November 2021.

The future focus of this work is intended to help Manatū Taonga identify and test assumptions that are influencing how policy issues are being considered; explore beyond the assumed future to consider a much wider range of possible contexts; generate new insights into possible future developments; and reduce risk by developing policy that is more resilient to changing conditions and takes advantage of new opportunities.

Manatū Taonga | Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Long-Term Insights Briefing Discussion Document (PDF 334 KB)  

What we heard

Through a public survey, a series of online workshops and written submissions from September to December 2021, we received feedback from over 150 sector stakeholders and organisations. Following this consultation, we analysed the feedback to identify key themes. The following document provides a high-level summary of these themes and outlines the next steps Manatū Taonga will undertake in the LTIB process.

Read Long-Term Insights Briefing Summary of Feedback Consultation Round 1 (web version)
Read Long-Term Insights Briefing Summary of Feedback Consultation Round 1 (PDF 120 KB) 

Next steps

Manatū Taonga is taking on board the feedback we have received to refine our LTIB topic and how we engage with stakeholders into the future. As a result, we've refined our topic to: ‘Into the future, what are some of the key areas that will influence the vibrancy and resilience of the cultural sector ecosystem?’ This revised topic and a set of five areas of focus provided the basis for more in-depth discussion with sector stakeholders in a second round of consultation in August and September 2022.

The discussions and insights from these stakeholder workshops will then help shape the draft LTIB document. This draft LTIB will then have broader consultation in October 2022. After this consultation, and taking into account the submissions received, Manatū Taonga will finalise the LTIB for presentation to Select Committee.

If you have any questions please contact [email protected]


Updated on 27th September 2022