Men and women in the city
New Zealand has sometimes been called a ‘man’s country’ – but since the 1880s, its towns and cities have been home to more women than men...
Oral History Awards Tell Our Stories
Yellow-eyed penguins and their conservation, a look into Westport life, Niue elders’ experience of living in New Zealand and union history are some of the topics granted funding in this year’s New Zealand Oral History Awards.
175 years on – Treaty of Waitangi now and in future?
A 3 day conference where panels of invited scholars and practitioners explore the Treaty is being held in Auckland from 6-8 July 2015. The Ministry is supporting this event by offering a limited number of free registrations available to Youth (under 25 years). Submit your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Economic benefits from Cricket World Cup
Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome a PwC report which confirms the positive economic impact of co-hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
Head to the national road show
The Flag Consideration Panel are traveling the country to encourage all New Zealanders to share what they stand for at the nationwide roadshow, public workshops and hui. Join the discussion for this last week of road shows.
Young musicians team up with exciting Spanish conductor José Luis Gomez
The NZSO National Youth Orchestra teams up with exciting Venezuelan-born, Spanish conductor José Luis Gomez in this year’s annual concert taking place this week in Wellington and Christchurch.
Support the RNZB's London campaign
The Royal New Zealand Ballet are taking two brand-new Anzac-inspired works to one of the most celebrated dance centres in the world, London. Kiwi stories, Kiwi choreographers, and our national ballet company. Be a part of one of the most significant tours that the RNZB has ever staged. Help us take NZ art to the world.
‘The arts make my life better’: New Zealanders
New Zealanders are creative people who believe being involved in the arts makes their lives better and their communities stronger. These results are included in Creative New Zealand’s triennial survey, New Zealanders and the Arts: Attitudes, attendance and participation in 2014.
Secret Power exhibition attracts international attention
New Zealand’s pavilion for the 2015 Venice Biennale has been picked in high profile publications as a “must see” for visitors to the most famous art event in the world, staged in Venice every two years.
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.