The following are text extracts of the Policy that relate to Heritage:
"A re-elected National government will let our internationally-successful creative sector grow and become more sustainable by promoting New Zealand content and intellectual property, and by making arts, heritage and broadcasting accessible to communities across the country."
WHAT WE WILL DO NEXT...
CONSIDER A NATIONAL WAR MUSEUM AND TE PAPA NORTH
- Investigate the feasibility of creating a National War Museum in Wellington.
The museum would be a commemorative legacy from the 100th anniversary commemorations of World War 1, the 75th anniversary commemorations of World War 2 and the 150th anniversary of the Land Wars.
- Investigate the creation of a Te Papa North exhibition, education and storage facility in South Auckland.
A Te Papa North exhibition would make the national collection more accessible to the population of our largest and most diverse city.
NATIONAL IS ...
Making major progress for the centenary of World War 1:
- The National Memorial Park in Wellington is on track for completion by ANZAC day 2015.
- A temporary First World War museum has been established in Wellington developed by Sir Peter Jackson.
- Lotteries funding of $17 million is enabling many community and national projects commemorating the centenary of the First World War.
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