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Ministerial Portfolio

Arts, Culture and Heritage

Minister:
Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage
Current Minister:
Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern
Associate Minister:
Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage
Current Associate Minister:
Hon Grant Robertson
Associate Minister:
Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage
Current Associate Minister:
Hon Carmel Sepuloni
Description: 

Responsibilities include funding, heritage protection, and support for national arts organisations.

Department: 

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Crown entities: 

Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (Creative New Zealand)
Broadcasting Standards Authority
Broadcasting Commission (NZ On Air)
Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa)
New Zealand Film Commission
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Radio New Zealand

Other organisations: 

Antarctic Heritage Trust
National War Memorial Advisory Council
New Zealand Music Commission
Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision
Pukaki Trust
Royal New Zealand Ballet
Te Maori Manaaki Taonga Trust
Te Matatini Society

Vote: 

Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage

Legislation: 

ANZAC Day Act 1966
Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 2014
Broadcasting Act 1989 (Parts 1-4 and section 81)
Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) Act 2012
Flags, Emblems and Names Protection Act 1981 (section 20 is administered by the Ministry of Justice)
Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act 2014
Massey Burial-Ground Act 1925
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Act 1992
National War Memorial Act 1992
National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) Empowering Act 2012
New Zealand Film Commission Act 1978
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Act 2004
Protected Objects Act 1975
Radio New Zealand Act 1995
Seddon Family Burial Ground Act 1924
Sovereign’s Birthday Observance Act 1952
Television New Zealand Act 2003
Waitangi Day Act 1976

Last updated: 
Thursday, 12 October 2017

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