About New Zealand

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A koru.
The koru - a New Zealand fern

New Zealand government and statistics

Govt.nz | Te Kāwanatanga o Aotearoa(external link) (external link)is your guide to finding and using government services.

StatsNZ | Tatauranga Aotearoa > Indicators and snapshots(external link) has headline figures and overviews of New Zealand's wellbeing, population, environment, and economy.

A kowhai.
The kowhai - New Zealand's national flower

Culture and heritage

Manatū Taonga | Ministry for Culture and Heritage(external link) support many of New Zealand’s arts, media, heritage, and sports organisations, advises government on cultural matters, and provides research and resources for everyone to access.

NZHistory | Nga korero a ipurangi o Aotearoa(external link) features information and resources from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Te Ara(external link) is the encyclopaedia of New Zealand; the complete guide to our peoples, environment, history, culture, and society.

NZHistory | Nga korero a ipurangi o Aotearoa > Anzac Day resources(external link) Anzac Day – 25 April – marks the anniversary of the landing of New Zealand and Australian troops, popularly known as Anzacs, on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey in 1915.

NZ On Screen | Iwi Whitiāhua(external link) is the showcase of NZ television, film, music video and web series.

Māori and Indigenous issues

Te Puni Kokiri | Ministry of Māori Development(external link) is government’s principal policy advisor on Māori wellbeing and development.

Toi Māori Aotearoa | Māori Arts New Zealand(external link) is an independent Māori arts organisation that cares for the interests of Māori art and artists at a local, national and international level for the benefit of Māori people.

Māori Television(external link) is New Zealand’s Indigenous broadcaster, providing a wide range of local and international programmes for audiences across the country and online.

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