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Creating culture, preserving heritage

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage works to enrich the lives of all New Zealanders by supporting our dynamic culture and preserving our heritage.

We support many of New Zealand’s arts, media, heritage and sports organisations; advise government on cultural matters and provide research and resources for everyone to access. The organisations we fund deliver a wide range of cultural experiences for all to enjoy.

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Heritage EQUIP fund applications

Heritage EQUIP fund applications

The Heritage Earthquake Upgrade Incentive Programme (Heritage EQUIP) is a new initiative established to provide financial support and advice for owners of earthquake-prone heritage buildings to seismically strengthen their buildings. Submit your application by Monday 15 May 2017 to be considered in the next funding assessment round. ...

Today in History

Today in History

01/05/1955 - RNZAF's first combat strike since Second World War
Five Vampire aircraft of No. 14 Squadron carried out the RNZAF’s first combat strike since the Second World War against guerrillas in the Malayan jungle. ...