Council releases discussion document on cultural
heritage sector Auckland
Council today released a discussion document which looks at
its $61 million investment in five major arts and culture
heritage institutions across the city.
independent review of the cultural heritage sector carried
out by Stafford Strategy examines funding and governance
arrangements for the five major cultural heritage
institutions that are wholly, or in large part, funded by
the council - Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga
Hira, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Museum of
Transport and Technology (MOTAT), New Zealand Maritime
Museum and the Stardome Observatory and Planetarium.
“The cultural sector holds some of our city’s and
country’s most prized possessions. We invest a large
amount of public money in them and want the sector to work
together to ensure future generations enjoy the full
benefits of our museums and galleries,” - Mayor Phil
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