Pukeahu National War Memorial Park
Pukeahu National War Memorial Park commemorates more than 30,000 New Zealanders who died in conflict and honours all who have served.
Arts and Culture Covid Recovery Programme
COVID-19 has presented unprecedented challenges for Aotearoa. The cultural sector has been hit particularly hard. As part of the COVID-19 Recovery Budget, the Government made a landmark investment to help ensure the sector not only survives – it adapts and thrives.
Te Rauparaha: Kei Wareware podcast series
This five-part podcast series tells the story of the life and times of Ngāti Toa leader Te Rauparaha, a compelling figure in the history of Aotearoa New Zealand.
As part of the Government commitment to contribute to the healing and reconciliation for Pacific communities impacted by the Dawn Raids, we are developing an online platform to support the telling of these histories by Pacific peoples.
Fair Digital News Bargaining Bill
The New Zealand Parliament is considering the Fair Digital News Bargaining Bill. The Bill will enable New Zealand news publishers to negotiate on more equal terms with digital platforms.
Resale Right for Visual Artists Regulations – summary of submissions
This report provides a summary of public feedback on the proposals for the Resale Right for Visual Artists Regulations.
Artist Resale Royalty Scheme
An Artist Resale Royalty Scheme is being established to ensure the creators of visual arts are recognised and rewarded when their work is resold on the secondary art market.
Sustainable cultural sector careers
Our Arts Policy team is investigating a number of policy options to better support people to have sustainable cultural sector careers.
Climate change risks and adaptation tools for Aotearoa New Zealand's cultural heritage
A review and gap analysis of the literature on culture and heritage with regard to climate change risks, vulnerabilities, and adaptation
Summary of screen sector rebate changes
On 31 July 2023, Manatū Taonga and Hīkina Whakatutuki Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) released further details about changes to the New Zealand Screen Production Rebate which were announced in May.
Review of Government investment in the screen sector
The government is undertaking a review of funding to the screen sector. The review will ensure that Crown investment in the screen sector is effective and generates economic and cultural value for sector and for New Zealand. The review is being jointly led by Hīkina Whakatutuki the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment and Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage.
Climate-related work at Manatū Taonga
As the government’s principal advisor on the cultural system, Manatū Taonga has an important role in advising the government on climate risks to Aotearoa New Zealand’s culture and supporting the cultural system to respond and adapt so that culture can continue to thrive sustainably now and into the future.
Carillon Tower seismic strengthening project
The Carillon Tower in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park is undergoing work to seismically strengthen it.
Te Tai Treaty Settlement Stories
Te Tai Treaty Settlement Stories will produce a comprehensive account of the recent history of Treaty of Waitangi settlements from all perspectives.
28th (Māori) Battalion company histories
Histories of A and D Companies of the 28th Māori Battalion are being undertaken.
Updated on 5th April 2022