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Cultural Diplomacy International Programme

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Cultural Diplomacy International Programme

Scope

Management and delivery of an international cultural diplomacy programme through a series of projects and activities primarily focused on Asia and in locations where New Zealand is pursuing free trade agreements.

What we delivered

This output contributes to the following sector priorities (described in more detail on page 9):

  • Fostering inclusive New Zealand identity
  • Supporting Māori cultural aspirations
  • Improving cultural asset sustainability
  • Measuring and maximising public value.

During 2015/16 we:

  • Provided high-quality advice to the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage on the Cultural Diplomacy International Programme.
  • Completed 6 projects:
  • Tuku Iho Exhibition, Buenos Aires
  • NZ-ASEAN 40th Anniversary Awards Programme NZ Cultural Showcase
  • Rugby World Cup 2015
  • Royal New Zealand Ballet tour to the United Kingdom and Italy
  • Tuku Iho Exhibition, Rio de Janeiro
  • Leveraging activity around the New Zealand exhibition at the New Zealand Film Week, Shanghai.
  • Commenced a project on leveraging activity around the Venice Architecture Biennale which is due to be completed in November 2016.

How well we delivered it

This section provides an assessment of our delivery against the performance measures set out in the Information Supporting the Estimates for 2015/16.

Performance measures

Actual performance 2015 

Budget standard      2016   

Actual performance 2016

Extent to which desired outcomes for projects completed in this period have been achieved

90%

80%

100%

Number of approved projects completed

5

3

Ministerial satisfaction with the quality and timeliness of advice is consistently high

No feedback was provided

80%

81%

Financial performance

 

Actual

Budget*

Revised Budget*

Actual

2015

2016

2016

2016

$000

$000

$000

$000

Revenue Crown

               489

            1,669

            1,669

            1,669

Revenue other

                    -

                    -

                    -

                    -

Total revenue

               489

            1,669

            1,669

            1,669

Total expenses

               477

            1,669

            1,669

               892

Surplus/(deficit)

                 12

                    -

                    -

               777

  • The statement of accounting policies provides explanations of these figures which are not subject to audit.


 


Updated on 16th March 2017