The links provided on this page reflect the types of enquiries we often get, which range from the general to the very specific.

New Zealand government and statistics

A New Zealand fern - the Koru
A New Zealand fern - the Koru (external link) is the New Zealand government website providing a gateway to information, images, and resources from all New Zealand government agencies and government funded sites.

New Zealand in Profile (external link) is an annual statistical overview of New Zealand’s government, economy, and people produced by Statistics New Zealand.

Culture and heritage

Kowhai - New Zealand's national flower
Kowhai - New Zealand's national flower

New Zealand’s Ministry for Culture and Heritage maintains a series of websites, each focusing on a particular aspect of New Zealand’s culture and heritage.

New Zealand Culture Online (external link) connects you to New Zealand’s cultural events, organisations, and funding Online.

New Zealand History Online (external link)

Te Ara: New Zealand’s online national encyclopedia (external link), is a comprehensive guide to New Zealand – its people, land, culture, history, and identity.

Official website for Anzac and Gallipoli (external link) Link to related information.

NZ On Screen (external link), is the online showcase of New Zealand television, film, and music video.

 Māori/Indigenous issues

Te Puni Kōkiri (external link) (Ministry of Māori Development) is the Crown’s principal adviser on Crown-Māori relationships.

Māori Arts New Zealand (external link) is a charitable trust that represents 10 national art form committees covering the visual, performing, and literary arts.

Maori Television (external link) is New Zealand’s national indigenous broadcaster.


The Tourism New Zealand website (external link) provides comprehensive information about New Zealand's many visitor attractions. Tourism New Zealand's office in the USA is located at:

501 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 300,
Los Angeles, CA 90401
United States of America
Telephone: (310) 395-7480
Toll free line: (1 866) 639-9325 (0700 - 1700hrs)
Facsimile: (310) 395-5453
Office hours: Mon - Fri, 9.00am - 5.00pm