Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is committed to openness and accountability, and proactively release:
- Cabinet Material
- Titles of Advice we send to our Ministers
- Our responses to some Official Information Act requests
- General Information Releases
- Strong Public Media Releases
- Expenses incurred by the Chief Executive
We proactively release Cabinet papers, minutes and material our Ministers take to Cabinet. In line with Cabinet Office circular CO (18) 4 – Proactive Release of Cabinet Material, we aim to make this information available as soon as possible.
Titles of Advice to Ministers
We 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.
Responses to OIA requests
We make OIA responses available where the information is considered to be of public interest, and where there is no risk to the privacy of individuals.
General information releases
The Ministry will occasionally publish information releases where there is a high degree of public interest. The aim of this is to increase public access to the work we do.
Strong Public Media proactive releases
The Strong Public Media programme is supporting the creation of a new public media entity that will subsume Television New Zealand and Radio New Zealand.
Chief Executive expenses
The Ministry for Culture and Heritage publishes the business expenses of its Chief Executive on an annual basis, as required by Te Kawa Mataaho Public Service Commission.
Making an OIA request
The Official Information Act 1982 (or OIA) enables eligible persons to make a request for official information held by government agencies, including the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.
Updated on 2nd September 2022