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Ministry grants & awards

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund

The Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund supports events that commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi, and promote nation and community building. The fund aims to encourage a wider mix of communities to take part in Waitangi Day events.

New Zealand History Research Trust

The New Zealand History Research Trust offers financial assistance to people carrying out book projects that will significantly enhance the understanding of New Zealand's past.

New Zealand Oral History Awards

The New Zealand Oral History Awards provide financial help for projects using oral resources relating to the history of New Zealand and New Zealand's close connections with the Pacific.

Additional Ministry funding

Other Ministry awards are Heritage EQUIP (which provides funding for strengthening earthquake-prone heritage buildings) and the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (which replaced the Regional Museums Policy for Capital Construction Project in 2016).


Updated on 11th January 2019