Cultural activity flourishes in New Zealand - thriving producers and healthy cultural and sports organisations (create)

Where
New Zealand
When
2012
Who
Ministry for Culture and Heritage
Key objectives of the measure:
  1. New cultural content is created
  2. High-quality cultural content is created
  3. Māori language content and other Māori language content is created
  4. Cultural content has a distinctive New Zealand character
  5. New Zealand's cultural infrastructure supports innovative and successful cultural industries
Scope of the measure:
Local, Regional, National
Main feature of the measure:

Expanded engagement with Maori and the government's focus on Maori language and culture and provide advice on Māori culture and heritage; Māori language and Treaty-related issues across the cultural sector.

Have produced and published digital and non-digital resources on New Zealand's culture and society.

Have supported funding agencies in improving their viability and measuring their performance by providing advice for Board appointments, assisting and advising portfolio Crown-funded agencies and improving assessment of the performance of Crown-funded agencies.

Have implemented the recommendations of the Cultural Philanthropy Taskforce and are assisting the cultural sector to increase levels of private and philanthropic giving.  Are implementing he outcomes of reviews on the Arts Council, Historic Places Trust and NZ Film Commission.

Developed policy settings for sustainable public broadcasting and managed and are monitoring the transition to digital television.  Have provided advice on legislation, policy and funding to enhance New Zealand content in broadcasting and broadcasting standards.

Work with other agencies and local government to strengthen cultural activity and infrastructure in Auckland and Christchurch.

Provide advice on policy, legislation and funding to enhance cultural sector infrastructure; visual, performing and literary arts; built heritage, museum collections and taonga; and cultural tourism.

Develop the evidence base for the social and economic benefits of culture.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

US  $22,448,000.00 

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

The Ministry monitors the organisations it funds on a regular basis.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Cultural Value Chain
Creation
Production
Distribution
Participation