The Ministry manages the Crown relationship with the New Zealand Film Commission, administering its funding and Board appointments, monitoring its reporting and performance measures.
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.
Alastair Carruthers – Chair (30 September 2025)
John McCay (30 June 2023)
Paula Jalfon (31 January 2025)
Sandra Kailahi (31 March 2025)
Ant Timpson (31 March 2025)
Pania Gray (31 October 2024)
David Wright (31 October 2024)
Jane Meares (30 November 2025)
*Members are subject to a rollover of their term under section 32 of the Crown Entities Act 2004.
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 30th March 2023