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Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage Cultural Diplomacy International Programme

Scope

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

What we delivered

This output expense supports our achievement of our outcomes and impacts set out above. This output contributes to the following impact:

· Our culture inspires positive changes in communities, the economy, and the environment.

During 2013/14 we:

· Provided high-quality advice to the Minister on the Cultural Diplomacy International Programme.

· Led, on behalf of the Government, the successful delivery of five cultural diplomacy projects, including projects in the United States, China and Europe.

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 2013/14.

Performance measures

Actual performance 2013

Budget standard

2014

Actual performance 2014

Number of approved projects completed

7

3

5

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

8.0 out of 10

80%

85%

Percentage of agreed desired outcomes achieved for projects completed in this period

New measure for 2014 – comparative information not available

80%

90%

Cultural diplomacy international projects

 

Five CDIP projects were completed during 2013/14:

• Te Matatini kapa haka performances at Americas Cup opening events in San Francisco.

• NZ Trio tour of Warsaw, Krakow, Berlin and Prague.

• New Zealand music showcase at Shanghai Music Festival.

• Opening of the Book of New Zealand media function and NZ Inc. function to support release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in Los Angeles.

• NZ Youth Choir tour of Canada and United States.

Financial performance

 

Actual

2013

$000

Budget* 2014

$000

Revised Budget* 2014

$000

Actual

2014

$000

Revenue Crown

2,122

619

595

619

Revenue other

975

Total revenue

3,097

619

595

619

Total expenses

3,148

619

595

325

Surplus/(deficit)

(51)

294

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


Updated on 23rd July 2015