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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 …

John A Lee on war poetry: when mud and blood became the keynote

2017 Jul 25

John A Lee was, amongst other things, a war hero, politician, publican and author during his unusually eventful and varied life. In his will Lee asked that his private papers be deposited with1Auckl…

Auckland Museum hosts New Zealand’s first official Wikimedian in Residence

2017 Jul 25

Auckland Museum has hosted New Zealand’s first official Wikimedian-in-Residence. Susan Tolich of Victoria University has been working at the Museum for five weeks to enlist the Wikimedia community1t…

Consultation on Veterans' Support Act underway

2017 Jul 25

A discussion document about how the Veterans’ Support Act 2014 is working has been released today. It is part of the consultation process for a Review of how the legislation is operating.  The Revi…

Past Caring? Gender, Work and Emotion - A talk by Professor Barbara Brookes

2017 Jul 24

How do we write a history of caring? This became a central question for Barbara Brookes in writing A History of New Zealand Women. There have been major transitions in the locus of care over time. In1…

Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre

2017 Jul 21

A new purpose-built heritage centre on Stewart Island will receive more than $1 million in Government funding, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced in Oban today. “I’m v…

Memorial to recognise bonds of war

2017 Jul 21

The bond formed between Belgium and New Zealand during the First World War will be recognised today with two special ceremonies at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Outgoing Belgian Ambassador1Jean-…

British Memorial Design Revealed

2017 Jul 20

After years of work with Weta Workshop, the British High Commission has revealed the final design of the United Kingdom’s presence in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. At almost five metres1ta…

Sarjeant Gallery awards residencies to two New Zealand artists

2017 Jul 18

A New Zealand photographic artist working in Berlin and an Otago based artist have each been awarded five month residencies with Whanganui’s Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua over the next year. For…

Oral History Awards Tell Our Stories

2017 Jul 18

Sporting traditions, Māori history, and the experiences of children and women with a disability are just some of the stories that will be made more accessible due to this year’s New Zealand Oral1Hi…

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