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Researching NZ culture

Everything you need to explore New Zealand history is right here. 

Wellington's Civic Square - taken from Te Ara's entry on city public spaces.

Guide to researching

Get started with our guide to researching which offers an introduction to online resources produced by the Ministry.

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Cultural indicators

In conjunction with Statistics New Zealand, we've released a number of cultural statistics publications.  Recent titles are Household spending report on culture 2010 and Employment in the cultural sector 2009.

More about cultural indicators.

International links

We've listed international links from a cultural and heritage perspective.

More about international links.

Oral history

An overview of the Ministry's oral history programme.

More about oral history.

Policy perspectives papers

These papers bring ideas, analysis and research on Ministry policy issues.

More about policy perspectives papers.

Research papers

Here you will find online research from both New Zealand and overseas agencies.

More about research papers.

Updated on 7th May 2018