WeCreate Submission to Manatū Taonga – Long Term Insights Briefing – October 2021

Oct 2021 | Submissions

A number of forward-thinking strategic imperatives have been undertaken across the sector in recent years, but these are yet to be actioned by government. In 2019’s From the Knowledge Wave to the Digital Age, government stated that it would partner with WeCreate on the key recommendations of its Action Plan, and also identified the Review of the Copyright Act and the Screen Sector Strategy (which has since incorporated a COVID-19 update, delivered in August 2020), as building blocks for a Creative Industries Transformation Plan. Prior to an indefinite delay of the Creative Industries Transformation Plan in June 2020, government (via MBIE) began to engage with the work of the Interactive Aotearoa initiative, and this work continues.

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