Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund This fund supports events that commemorate the signing of the Treaty and increase awareness and knowledge of the treaty through celebrations and local storytelling. Matariki Ahunga Nui Fund The Matariki Ahunga Nui Fund supports Māori communities to develop initiatives that recognise the wider kaupapa and principles of Matariki, the Māori New Year. Whiria Te Mahara New Zealand History Grants We administer grants that support historians, researchers and writers with projects that will significantly enhance our understanding of New Zealand’s past. Ngā Kōrero Tuku Iho, New Zealand Oral History Grants These grants support community-led oral history projects that reflect diverse identities and perspectives. Regional Culture and Heritage Fund We administer the Regional Cultural Heritage Fund to help communities meet fundraising shortfalls for capital constructions projects in the cultural sector. Arts and Culture COVID Recovery Programme funds In this section, find out how we responded, who got funded and the outcomes of this landmark investment. Other sources of arts and heritage funding This page provides information and contact details for some of the main alternative funding sources.