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Engaging young voters online

2017 Aug 16

An interactive online tool that boosted youth voting turnout at the 2014 election is back. Massey University’s Design+Democracy Project designed On the Fence to encourage young New Zealanders to vot…

Last chance to see Te Papa’s Golden Days exhibition

2017 Aug 15

Te Papa’s cinematic Golden Days exhibition is closing on 31 August, after almost 20 years on the floor of the national museum. A replacement for Golden Days will be part of Te Papa’s overall exhib…

Government funding for Auckland's St James Theatre

2017 Aug 11

Auckland’s historic St James Theatre is receiving $1.5 million in government backing from the Heritage EQUIP fund for privately-owned, earthquake prone buildings. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister…

Antarctic Heritage Trust conservators found a 100 year old fruit cake among the artefacts from Cape Adare.

2017 Aug 10

Made by Huntley & Palmers, the fruit cake is still wrapped in paper and encased in the remains of a tin-plated iron alloy tin. The cake probably dates to the Cape Adare-based Northern Party of1…

'Warm Resound' - free National War Memorial concert

2017 Aug 08

Join us on Sunday 20 August 2017 for a free concert at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park's Hall of Memories. Image of the bugle is courtesy of the Wellington Brass Quad. The Wellington Brass Qu…

Grant to strengthen iconic Lambretta’s Café

2017 Aug 07

A $94,700 Government grant from the Earthquake Upgrade Incentive Programme, Heritage EQUIP, will strengthen the historic building which is home to Nelson’s iconic Lambretta’s Café, Building and1…

Commemorating Passchendaele, Celebrating Compassion

2017 Aug 01

New Zealand’s relationship with Belgium was forged not only on the battlefield,but through efforts here at home. In the lead up to New Zealand's centenary commemoration of the Battle of1Passchend…

Pacific teams join Te Papa innovation hub

2017 Jul 27

Three Pacific entrepreneurial teams started a four-month residency at Te Papa’s Mahuki innovation accelerator today. The three teams were selected after taking part in a successful Pacific1Innovatio…

Classic Fred Dagg costume on display at Te Papa

2017 Jul 26

The iconic hat, shearer’s singlet, shorts and gumboots of Fred Dagg will be on display at Te Papa from July 26. The items, dated from the early 1970s, include a black Mosgiel Woollen Factory Company…

Battle of Passchendaele competition winners announced

2017 Jul 25

Education Minister Nikki Kaye and the Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have announced the winning students who will be flying to Belgium to attend the 100th anniversary commemorations …

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