Research & Publications
Explore New Zealand culture past and present through our various websites and research reports. You'll find Ministry for Culture and Heritage publications plus research and website links from other cultural organisations.
COVID-19 Cultural Recovery Programme Impacts Report 2021/22
The COVID-19 Cultural Recovery Programme Impacts Report 2021/22 looks at the impact of COVID-19 funding for the arts, culture, heritage, media and broadcasting sectors delivered between June 2021 and July 2022.
More than $75 million is made available through Budget 2023 so that the cultural sector is supported to be sustainable and resilient, and to celebrate and recognise te ao Māori.
Valuing the Arts research report (Dec 2022)
This joint research project examines the arts’ contribution to social inclusion and wellbeing in Aotearoa NZ and Australia.
Cultural Participation in 2022
The research report Cultural Participation in 2022: Including the Impacts of COVID-19 follows the Ministry’s 2020 research on cultural participation.
Policy for Government Management of Cultural Heritage Places (2022)
The Policy for Government Management of Cultural Heritage Places directs Government & state sector agencies on how to conserve cultural heritage places in their care.