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Advice to Ministers

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage proactively releases lists of advice provided to Ministers by the Ministry on a monthly basis, as part of our ongoing commitment to openness and transparency.

The type of advice listed includes reports, briefings and aides memoire.

We publish these lists on a monthly basis.

The following lists are as accurate as possible at the time of publishing and may be updated or added to. Some advice is sent to multiple Ministers.

Some information has been withheld as it is not in the public interest to release the titles of this advice at this time.

If you need any additional information or would like to lodge a request for official information, email: [email protected]

2022

October

Hon Sepuloni, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
13-Oct-22 AM2022/563 Cultural Sector Regeneration Fund – Round One Funding Decisions
5-Oct-22 BR2022/567 Proactive Release of Cabinet Material - Hon Sepuloni Overseas Travel: Scotland, France and the Netherlands 24 August - 3 September 2022
13-Oct-22 BR2022/558 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 17 October 2022)
28-Oct-22 BR2022/582 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 31 October 2022)
6-Oct-22 BR2022/495 2022 October Baseline Update: Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage
4-Oct-22 AM2022/505 F.I.N.E Fest 2022
5-Oct-22 AM2022/511 A Boy Called Piano, Bats Theatre
5-Oct-22 AM2022/526 Meeting with the Welsh Deputy Minister for Arts and Sports, Dawn Bowden MS
6-Oct-22 AM2022/475 Meeting with Black Grace Dance Company
6-Oct-22 AM2022/517 Meeting with Black Grace Dance Company
6-Oct-22 AM2022/453 Launch of the Pacific Arts Summit
6-Oct-22 AM2022/454 Arts Pasifika Awards 2022
7-Oct-22 AM2022/494 Premiere of Dame Valerie Adams More Than Gold
13-Oct-22 AM2022/574 Review of Government investment in the screen sector – plan for public consultation
13-Oct-22 AM2022/557 Pōwhiri to welcome Laulu Mac Leauanae
14-Oct-22 BR2022/561 APRA 2022 Silver Scroll Awards
20-Oct-22 AM2022/551 Parliamentary Screening of Dame Valerie Adams – More Than Gold
19-Oct-22 AM2022/531 Visit to the Okains Bay Museum, Canterbury, 21 October 2022
26-Oct-22 AM2022/525 Northland Visit - Waitangi National Trust Meeting 1 November 2022
18-Oct-22 AM2022/576 Talking points & advice for screen paper at SWC, 19 October 2022
27-Oct-22 BR2022/570 New Zealand Screen Production Grant – Approach to ‘Above The Line’ expenditure issue
13-Oct-22 AM2022/504 Arts, Culture and Heritage in Social Cohesion
18-Oct-22 AM2022/572 Meeting with the Royal New Zealand Ballet - 20 October 2022
20-Oct-22 BR2022/589 Amendments to Consultation Document for Review of Government Investment in the Screen Sector
26-Oct-22 BR2022/527 Proactive Release of Cabinet Material: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra: Sustainable Funding

Rt Hon Ardern, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
28-Oct-22 AM2022/591 Opening of Kiri Nathan & KĀHUI Collective Hub

Hon Allan, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
13-Oct-22 AM2022/466 Minister Allan attendance at the Re-opening of the Matangireia Room at Parliament
12-Oct-22 BR2022/539 Approval of Appointment of Chief Advisor - Mātauranga Matariki
20-Oct-22 AM2022/549 Professor Mātāmua whakatau
14-Oct-22 AM2022/510 APRA 2022 Silver Scroll Awards
7-Oct-22 BR2022/514 Consent applications for Te Tauoma and Flint’s Park, Ladies Mile projects under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020
7-Oct-22 BR2022/532 Application for referral for Pohutukawa Drive Subdivision and Beachside Mission Bay projects under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020
18-Oct-22 BR2022/537 Consent application for Botanic Riverhead development under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020
21-Oct-22 BR2022/573 Applications for referral under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020 for Clive Residential Subdivision, Waerenga and Rangiriri Solar Farms
27-Oct-22 AM2022/569 Consent application for the Kaiwharawhara Wellington ferry terminal redevelopment under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020
13-Oct-22 AM2022/295 Minister Allan meeting with Ngā Taonga, 20 October
13-Oct-22 AM2022/298 Minister Allan meeting with HNZPT Board & Māori Heritage Council, 20 October

Hon Robertson, Minister of Sport and Recreation

Date Reference Title
6-Oct-22 BR2022/496 2022 October Baseline Update: Vote Sport and Recreation
19-Oct-22 BR2022/540 Sports Tribunal of New Zealand: Progressing Appointment of Chairperson with the Governor-General
20-Oct-22 BR2022/479 Drug Free Sport New Zealand Board: Reappointment with the Governor-General
28-Oct-22 AM2022/584 November 2022 meeting with Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ)

Hon Jackson, Minister of Broadcasting and Media

Date Reference Title
7-Oct-22 BR2022/535 BRO Status Report (fortnight beginning 10 October 2022)
20-Oct-22 BR2022/575 BRO Status Report (fortnight beginning 24 October 2022)
3-Oct-22 BR2022/536 Draft Government Response to EDSI Committee’s Inquiry into the Review of the RNZ Charter for Ministerial Consultation
14-Oct-22 AM2022/544 Meeting with News Publishers' Association October 18
5-Oct-22 AM2022/545 Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media Bill Additional Information Provided to the EDSI Committee
26-Oct-22 AM2022/547 Minister Jackson meeting RNZ
26-Oct-22 AM2022/586 Meeting with Google, Monday 31 October
6-Oct-22 BR2022/546 Approval for drawing down from the Broadcasting Initiatives – tagged contingency to support critical emergency communications in Northland

September

Hon Sepuloni, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
1-Sep-22 BR2022/440 Proactive Release of Cabinet Paper Artist Resale Royalty Scheme: Policy Approvals
1-Sep-22 BR2022/457 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa: New Appointments
2-Sep-22 BR2022/452 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 5 September 2022)
5-Sep-22 AM2022/409 Art in the Park Opening Event
7-Sep-22 BR2022/465 Amending the ACESS eligibility criteria to align with the removal of the COVID-19 Protection Framework
7-Sep-22 BR2022/410 Programme update on domestic repatriation of kōiwi tangata and koimi t'chakat
9-Sep-22 BR2022/486 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa: APH Documentation for New Appointments
9-Sep-22 AM2022/475 Background information on options to support a resilient Arts, Culture and Heritage Sector that is prepared for and adaptive to the effects of climate change
14-Sep-22 AM2022/480 Joint Meeting with Glen Kyne, Senior VP Warner Bros. Discovery
15-Sep-22 AM2022/375 September 2022 Quarterly Meeting with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
15-Sep-22 BR2022/242 New Zealand Symphony Orchestra: Written notice of the establishment of the Te Ahi Tahutahu Charitable Trust
16-Sep-22 BR2022/445 Draft 2021/22 Annual Report and Minister’s Report on Non-Departmental Appropriations
16-Sep-22 BR2022/487 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 19 September 2022)
16-Sep-22 AM2022/482 Performance of Macbeth by New Zealand Opera
20-Sep-22 AM2022/490 Meeting with the British Council
21-Sep-22 BR2022/467 Pasifika Festivals Initiative: Agreement sought on the proposed funding design for Fa Wave
21-Sep-22 AM2022/481 Parliamentary Screening of A Boy Called Piano
22-Sep-22 AM2022/366 Meeting with the New Zealand Screen Production and Development Association (SPADA)
27-Sep-22 AM2022/512 Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra Concert
27-Sep-22 AM2022/493 Attendance at World of WearableArt 2022 Awards Night
27-Sep-22 AM2022/520 Minister's attendance at SWC for the Cabinet paper ‘Protecting and promoting the integrity of sports and active recreation’
27-Sep-22 AM2022/427 Minister Sepuloni meeting with the New Zealand Music Commission on 29 September 2022
28-Sep-22 AM2022/488 Allocation of uncommitted funds: Premium Productions Fund
30-Sep-22 BR2022/515 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 3 October 2022)

Rt Hon Ardern, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
15-Sep-22 BR2022/442 Follow Up to Meeting with Antarctic Heritage Trust on 3 August
27-Sep-22 AM2022/522 National Erebus Memorial - Update

Hon Allan, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
2-Sep-22 BR2022/449 Establishing the position of Chief Advisor – Mātauranga Matariki
6-Sep-22 AM2022/472 Meeting with Ngā Kohinga Whakairo o Hinemihi Trust, 8 September
6-Sep-22 BR2022/477 Papers to support Ministerial Consultation on the Establishment and Appointment of the Chief Advisor – Mātauranga Matariki
6-Sep-22 BR2022/476 Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: Reappointment and Appointment of Members
9-Sep-22 BR2022/464 Application for referral for The Yards and the Great South Homes Park under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020
16-Sep-22 AM2022/436 Meeting with Te Matatini Board on 22 September
16-Sep-22 AM2022/301 Minister Allan meeting with Te Papa 22 September
22-Sep-22 BR2022/506 Application for referral for the Brackens Ridge subdivision development under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020
23-Sep-22 AM2022/492 Pōwhiri for the Repatriation of Tūpuna and Karāpuna
23-Sep-22 AM2022/503 Attendance at the Rangitaiki Kapa Haka Festival on 29 September 2022
30-Sep-22 BR2022/530 Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa: Shortlist of Candidates for Member Position

Hon Robertson, Minister of Sport and Recreation

Date Reference Title
9-Sep-22 BR2022/485 Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ): Presentation of Accountability Documents to the House
12-Sep-22 BR2022/456 Sports Tribunal of New Zealand: Appointment of Chairperson

Hon Jackson, Minister of Broadcasting and Media

Date Reference Title
1-Sep-22 AM2022/463 Draft letters to Meta, Google and the NPA
2-Sep-22 AM2022/471 Strong Public Media Programme Update
5-Aug-22 AM2022/397 Attendance at RNZ board meeting, 8 August
6-Sep-22 AM2022/460 Initial briefing to Select Committee: ANZPM Bill
8-Sep-22 BR2022/451 Proposed Approach to the Board Appointments for Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media
9-Sep-22 BR2022/473 BRO Status Report (fortnight beginning 12 September 2022)
13-Sep-22 AM2022/403 Oral Submission at EDSI Committee: ANZPM Bill
14-Sep-22 BR2022/498 Strategic Framework for a Sustainable Media System
16-Sep-22 AM2022/489 Meeting with Save Concert FM
19-Sep-22 AM2022/455 Meeting with Glen Kyne, Warner Bros. Discovery 2022
20-Sep-22 BR2022/499 Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media: Letter to Caucus Requesting Nominations
23-Sep-22 BR2022/508 BRO Status Report (fortnight beginning 26 September 2022)
23-Sep-22 BR2022/519 Background on Cabinet paper: Strengthening Crown Entity Governance and Performance - Appointments Process and Cabinet Fees Framework

August

Hon Sepuloni, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
1-Aug-22 BR2022/368 Ministerial Certification of Contingent Liabilities and Contingent Assets as at 30 June 2022
1-Aug-22 AM2022/367 Cinderella Opening Night
2-Aug-22 AM2022/362 Attendance at the Pacific Music Awards 2022
4-Aug-22 AM2022/377 Cultural Sector Regeneration Fund, Te Urungi: Innovating Aotearoa - Kerikeri and Gisborne Approved Seed Funding
4-Aug-22 AM2022/384 Mātauranga Māori Marae Ora Round Five: Funding Outcomes
4-Aug-22 BR2022/386 New Zealand Film Commission: Presentation of Accountability Documents to the House
5-Aug-22 AM2022/394 Information to support quarterly meeting with Creative New Zealand
5-Aug-22 BR2022/401 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 8 August 2022)
8-Aug-22 AM2022/364 Attendance at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and young adults ceremony
9-Aug-22 AM2022/374 August 2022 Quarterly Meeting with the New Zealand Film Commission
10-Aug-22 AM2022/354 Ngāti Raukawa Crown Ministerial Accord Hui, Friday 19 August 2022
11-Aug-22 AM2022/370 Performance of Call of the Huia by New Zealand Opera
11-Aug-22 AM2022/407 Pasifika Youth Short Film Competition Awards Night
11-Aug-22 AM2022/419 Te Urungi Innovating Aotearoa - Kerikeri and Gisborne Approved Project Funding
15-Aug-22 AM2022/351 Auckland Theatre Company and Pacific Underground
15-Aug-22 AM2022/273 PACIFICA The Musical opening, Friday 19 August 2022
15-Aug-22 AM2022/422 Arts, Culture and Heritage Information for Europe trip, August-September 2022
16-Aug-22 AM2022/412 Visit to Tikilounge Productions 19 August 2022
19-Aug-22 AM2022/432 Te Urungi Innovating Aotearoa - Auckland Approved Project Funding
19-Aug-22 BR2022/424 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 22 August 2022)
19-Aug-22 BR2022/426 New Zealand Film Commission and Arts Council Member Reappointments
22-Aug-22 BR2022/431 New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC): Review of Conflicts of Interest Management & Draft Final Report
24-Aug-22 BR2022/369 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund - Dates and Communications for Waitangi Day Fund 2023 Round

Rt Hon Ardern, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
18-Aug-22 AM2022/286 Launch of Dr Monty Soutar's Historical Novel Kāwai
18-Aug-22 AM2022/428 National Erebus Memorial - Update

Hon Allan, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
9-Aug-22 BR2022/392 Consent application for the Karaka North Village under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020
11-Aug-22 BR2022/416 Applications for referral under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020 for the Glen Innes shared path project, the East Coast Heights and Waikanae North residential developments
11-Aug-22 BR2022/402 Consent application for the Tauhei Solar Farm project under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020
15-Aug-22 AM2022/415 Application for referral under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020 for the Waiterimu Solar Farm
19-Aug-22 AM2022/382 Meeting with Creative NZ, 24 August 2022
25-Aug-22 AM2022/450 Whiteria nitrate film facility – approach to short-term remediation and longer-term storage
26-Aug-22 AM2022/413 Lion King Reo Māori Parliamentary Screening

Hon Robertson, Minister of Sport and Recreation

Date Reference Title
26-Aug-22 BR2022/437 Eden Park Trust Board: Reappointments

Hon Jackson, Minister of Broadcasting and Media

Date Reference Title
2-Aug-22 AM2022/399 Meeting with the National Pacific Radio Trust
3-Aug-22 AM2022/396 Meeting with Radio Broadcasting Association
5-Aug-22 AM2022/417 Strong Public Media Programme Update
5-Aug-22 AM2022/397 Attendance at RNZ board meeting, 8 August
8-Aug-22 BR2022/404 RNZ Share Subscription Agreement
9-Aug-22 AM2022/400 Meeting with Minister Sio, 11 August
12-Aug-22 BR2022/418 BRO Status Report (fortnight beginning 15 August 2022)
15-Aug-22 AM2022/423 Meeting with Sky 16 August
17-Aug-22 BR2022/429 Proactive Release: ANZPM Papers and Papers Recently Released Under the Official Information Act
19-Aug-22 AM2022/433 Meeting with Stuff Chief Executive 22 August
23-Aug-22 AM2022/434 Meeting with Meta 29 August
23-Aug-22 AM2022/425 Meeting with Minister Tinetti
24-Aug-22 AM2022/441 Meeting with Cam Wallace, Mediaworks
26-Aug-22 BR2022/4380 BRO Status Report (fortnight beginning 29 August 2022)
29-Aug-22 AM2022/446 Attendance at TVNZ Board Meeting
30-Aug-22 AM2022/448 Meeting with Community Access Media Alliance

July

Hon Sepuloni, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
1-Jul-22 BR2022/336 Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa: Appointment of Member
4-Jul-22 AM2022/344 Visit to Taranaki
6-Jul-22 BR2022/334 Finalising Manatū Taonga’s National Adaptation Plan for Climate Change Actions
7-Jul-22 BR2022/337 BR2022/337 Application for referral under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020 for the Kepa Road apartments in Kohimarama and the Glenpanel, Ladies Mile/Te Pūtahi urban development in Queenstown
8-Jul-22 BR2022/349 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 11 July 2022)
14-Jul-22 BR2022/353 Artist Resale Royalty Cabinet paper cover briefing to support Ministerial consultation
18-Jul-22 BR2022/356 Arts and Culture Crown Entity Boards: Remaining appointments for 2022 and early advice for 2023
21-Jul-22 BR2022/361 Consent application for the Lakeview – Taumata housing development in Queenstown under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act
22-Jul-22 BR2022/376 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 25 July 2022)
22-Jul-22 BR2022/380 Consent application for the Ariki Tahi Sugarloaf Wharf upgrade under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act
25-Jul-22 BR2022/379 Application for referrals under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020 for the Fleet Street apartments, Stellar, and East Coast Heights projects
28-Jul-22 AM2022/389 Bilateral Meeting in Sāmoa
28-Jul-22 BR2022/391 Application for referral under the COVID-19 Recovery (Fast-track Consenting) Act 2020 for the Strathmill residential development

Rt Hon Ardern, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
8-Jul-22 BR2022/349 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 11 July 2022)
29-Jul-22 AM2022/398 National Erebus Memorial – Update
29-Jul-22 AM2022/329 Meeting with Antarctic Heritage Trust on Wednesday 3 August 2022

Hon Allan, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage

Date Reference Title
6-Jul-22 BR2022/334 Finalising Manatū Taonga’s National Adaptation Plan for Climate Change Actions
8-Jul-22 BR2022/349 ACH Status Report (fortnight beginning 11 July 2022)
8-Jul-22 BR2022/357 Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and Māori Heritage Council: Appointments
21-Jul-22 AM2022/378 Information to support quarterly Heritage New Zealand meeting
26-Jul-22 AM2022/236 Supporting Information for Upcoming Engagement with Te Matatini
26-Jul-22 AM2022/304 Meeting with Ngā Taonga, Thursday 28 July

Hon Robertson, Minister of Sport and Recreation

Date Reference Title
15-Jul-22 AM2022/277 Drug Free Sport NZ Minister's Meeting

Hon Jackson, Minister of Broadcasting and Media

Date Reference Title
1-Jul-22 AM2022/345 Meeting with NZOA Chair, Dr Ruth Harley
1-Jul-22 AM2022/341 Meeting with News Publishers' Association
1-Jul-22 AM2022/347 Meeting with the Broadcasting Standards Authority
1-Jul-22 AM2022/343 Meeting with RNZ Chair, Jim Mather
1-Jul-22 AM2022/342 Meeting with SPM Establishment Board
7-Jul-22 AM2022/360 Strong Public Media (SPM) programme update
15-Jul-22 BR2022/359 BRO Status Report (fortnight beginning 18 July 2022)
22-Jul-22 AM2022/387 Supporting commercial bargaining for online news
22-Jul-22 BR2022/390 Proactive release - Aotearoa New Zealand Public Media Bill: Approval for Introduction
27-Jul-22 AM2022/363 Meeting with Meta
27-Jul-22 AM2022/395 Meeting on proposed removal of AM mast in Waipapakauri
29-Jul-22 BR2022/385 BRO Status Report (fortnight beginning 1 August 2022)
29-Jul-22 BR2022/267 Supporting ethnic diversity in New Zealand's media
29-Jul-22 AM2022/358 Meeting with Google 1 August 2022
29-Jul-22 AM2022/339 Meeting with TVNZ

Updated on 17th November 2022