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.
He toiora kei te pīwai kuinga rau
There is well-being at the water source of a hundred streamlets*
Cultural Sector Capability Fund
Mā ngā huruhuru, ka rere ai te manu
The bird who is adorned with feathers is able to fly
Kia rapahoe te uru, anō he matimati nō Tangaroa ā te Toi
When the blade of the steering paddle - Te Urungi - plunges into the water, it becomes the creative fingers of Tangaroa.
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.
MIQ Applications for Cultural Sector
Manatū Taonga (Ministry for Culture and Heritage) is able to sponsor up to 20 Managed Isolation Quarantine (MIQ) rooms per month to support the sector.
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.
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.
Manatū Taonga endorsement for time sensitive travel allocation MIQ requests
Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage can provide endorsement for time sensitive travel allocation requests for members of the arts and culture sector who meet the MIQ eligibility criteria.
Long-Term Insights Briefing Cultural Sector
Manatū Taonga is developing a Long-Term Insights Briefing (LTIB) on the topic of cultural infrastructure. The LTIB is a way for the public to contribute meaningfully on what matters the most for the future of New Zealand. It uses a futures lens to help understand the drivers of change and the long-term issues or challenges shaping the future development of policy. Find out more.
28th (Māori) Battalion company histories
Histories of A and D Companies of the 28th Māori Battalion are being undertaken.
Kei Roto i te Miru - Inside the Bubble
During the Covid-19 pandemic Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage staff have been working with Auckland Libraries to develop resources for people at home to collect oral histories using the technologies they had to hand.
Discover, experience and enjoy the places that have shaped New Zealand and created our stories. Tohu Whenua are the places that have shaped Aotearoa New Zealand. Located in stunning landscapes and rich with stories, they offer some of our best heritage experiences.
Updated on 9th December 2021