Initiatives: New Zealand's history and national identity
Archives New Zealand and National Library of New Zealand: Meeting Core Statutory Responsibilities
$31.1 million operating
$22.2 million capital
This initiative maintains public access to, and use of, New Zealand's documentary heritage materials and public accountability of government by addressing cost pressures impacting the ability of Archives New Zealand and the National Library of New Zealand.
Conservation of Newly Found Wet Organic Taonga Tūturu
$1.6 million operating
This initiative will address immediate risks to the sustainability of services to conserve newly found wet organic taonga tūturu – objects that are over 50 years old and relate to Māori culture, history or society.
Establishing a National Centre for Music to Expand Options for Access, Participation, Education and Film Scoring
$1.1 million operating
$6 million capital
This initiative will enable fitout for nationally significant cultural infrastructure at the Wellington Town Hall. The Digital Venue will provide film scoring opportunities, multimedia performances, increased reach and online delivery. The partnership between New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) and Te Toki NZ School of Music will form a Centre for Music Education.
Increasing Preservation of Audiovisual Archive
$6.6 million operating
This initiative will increase the rate of digital preservation of New Zealand's historic sound and vision archive, Ngā Taonga.
Investing in Identity: A Thriving Nation – Nāku te rourou, Nāu te rourou, Ka ora ai te iwi
$10.5 million operating
This initiative will allow New Zealand On Air to continue to support the production of quality content, with a focus on powerful New Zealand stories.
Investment in Te Papa Tongarewa
$50 million operating
This initiative will enable Te Papa to manage its infrastructure upgrade and replacement programme over a number of years. It provides for seismic strengthening of the Tory Street building.
New Zealand Wars and Conflicts Trail
$0.1 million operating
This initiative will support a feasibility study for a themed programme connecting major New Zealand Wars sites, located primarily throughout the North Island.
Preserving the Nation's Memory: Initial Work on New Physical Infrastructure for Archives New Zealand and the National Library of New Zealand
$18.7 million operating
$16.4 million capital
This initiative helps ensure New Zealand's archival and library materials are preserved and maintained in appropriate facilities.
Strengthening Radio New Zealand: The Cornerstone of Public Media in Aotearoa
$14.5 million operating
$3.5 million capital
This initiative will enable Radio New Zealand (RNZ) to continue to provide quality New Zealand programming and journalism. It will also assist RNZ to use new platforms to reach audiences when, where and how they want to be reached.