Arts Culture & Heritge Sector Survey (National Party)

The Hon Nicky Wagner M.P. (National Party) is conducting an Arts Culture & Heritage Sector Survey.

"I am focused on finding ways we can grow the value of Arts, Culture and Heritage. I want to engage you in debate, get your thoughts, test different ideas, and question the status quo to find better ways to grow the sector’s value, and turn those ideas into action."

The following is the link to the (SurveyMonkey) Survey:

“Free entry at our places on Waitangi Day” (2020) (HNZPT Media Release)

Celebrate our national day on 6 February and visit 15 staffed properties that Heritage New Zealand cares for. Entry is free, with special events planned at some of the properties.  

There's some amazing stories to share, so come along, be part of our heritage and make a day of it with family and friends. Pick up a copy of our special Waitangi Day commemorative booklet.

You never know who you might meet!


“Whanganui’s heritage on the world stage” (Media Release 27:01:2020)

  Whanganui’s heritage on the world stage

In a first for New Zealand, Whanganui has been accepted into the League of Historical Cities – an international affiliation of cities developed to recognise the values that historical urban areas bring to local and international communities.

Whanganui is the sole member city in New Zealand and one of only four others in the Pacific region. Notable member cities around the world include Athens, Istanbul, Kyoto and Melbourne.

Membership of the League provides opportunities to foster relationships with other historic cities, sharing principles and practices that will ultimately strengthen our cultural landscape.  

“This is extremely exciting to be grouped with these cities,” says Whanganui Mayor Hamish McDouall.