Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage (Ministry) works to enrich the lives of all New Zealanders by supporting our dynamic culture and preserving our heritage.
Under a Funding Agreement with the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision receives government funding from Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage.
The Funding Agreement provides the terms and conditions on which the Crown funds the archive and the basis for the monitoring and accountability by the Ministry on behalf of the responsible Minister Hon Maggie Barry, ONZM, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage.
The New Zealand Lottery Grants Board Te Puna Tahua (Board) helps New Zealanders to build strong, sustainable communities by funding a wide range of sectors, including social, community, environment, arts, heritage, and sport.
As one of the four agencies that receive a fixed percentage of Lottery profits, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision receives annual funding from the Board. The archive is accountable for the funds through reporting to the Board, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, and in its Annual Report.
In 2014-2016, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision also received grant funding from the World War One Commemorations, Environment and Heritage Committee for two WW100 projects: Anzac: Sights and Sounds of World War I and For King & Country: New Zealand’s First World War on Film
Te pūtea tautoko i te auahatanga Māori.
Te Māngai Pāho promotes Māori language and culture through the provision of funding for Māori initiatives in music, radio, television and new media, and the archiving of these programmes.
Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision receives funding from Te Māngai Pāho for the archiving of Māori television programmes and the archiving of iwi radio programmes. Under the Funding Contract the archive provides six-monthly reports to Te Māngai Pāho, through the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, on the non-financial and financial performance of the projects.
Te Māngai Pāho has contracted the expert services of the archive to ensure the collections of Māori television and iwi radio are adequately archived, housed and made accessible to the public.