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Agencies we fund

The Ministry funds some of New Zealand's most iconic arts, media, heritage and sports organisations such as Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and NZ On Air. Find out more about the following agencies that are supported by the Ministry. We provide a nominations service to additional organisations listed on the Agency boards and nominations page.

Crown Entities

Broadcasting Standards Authority

Creative New Zealand 

Drug Free Sport New Zealand

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 

New Zealand Film Commission

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

NZ On Air

Radio New Zealand

Sport New Zealand


Non-Govermental Organisations

New Zealand Music Commission

Royal New Zealand Ballet

Te Matatini Society Inc.



Antarctic Heritage Trust

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

Updated on 1st June 2023