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New Platinum Fund TV projects announced

2010 Dec 21

A drama about the events of the 1981 Springbok Tour, a New Zealand instalment of Underbelly, and a biopic of iconic comedian Billy T James have all received funding from NZ On Air's television Plati…

New appointment to BSA Board

2010 Dec 20

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Te Raumawhitu (Te Rau) Kupenga to the Broadcasting Standards Authority board.   Mr Kupenga has been appointed for three1y…

Taskforce endorses tax incentives for charitable giving

2010 Dec 17

Revenue Minister Peter Dunne today welcomed recommendations by the Cultural Philanthropy Taskforce endorsing recent changes to the tax rules to encourage New Zealanders to give more generously to1ph…

Report outlines ways to grow philanthropic giving

2010 Dec 17

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson today welcomed a new report of the Cultural Philanthropy Taskforce, which makes six key recommendations to increase charitable giving to the…

National War Memorial Advisory Board members appointed

2010 Dec 16

Lt General (Rtd) Don McIver has been appointed to the National War Memorial Advisory Council after being elected as President of the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association, and the1i…

Glading reappointed to NZ On Air board

2010 Dec 16

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the reappointment of Michael Glading to the board of NZ On Air.   Mr Glading has served one term on NZ On Air and was reappointed for two1ye…

Rugby World Cup sales exceed expectations

2010 Dec 16

Ticket sales for Rugby World Cup 2011 have exceeded expectations and with nine months to go until kick off, New Zealand is already counting on an influx of at least 85,000 international visitors. F…

New Zealand History Trust Awards celebrates its 21st anniversary economically

2010 Dec 16

For the first time in its 21 years the New Zealand History Research Trust has awarded a major grant of $60,000 – to Brian Easton for his project, ‘Not in Narrow Seas: A History of New Zealand fr…

Hauraki-Coromandel region comes to life in New Zealand’s online encyclopedia

2010 Dec 15

Te Ara, New Zealand’s online encyclopedia, has just added to its vast catalogue of New Zealand history with the completion of the Coromandel-Hauraki entry. Delving into the politics, commercial…

Health of Māori Heritage arts

2010 Dec 13

Creative New Zealand has just released the Health of Māori Heritage Arts 2009 – Research Summary Report which reviews the ‘health’ of 10 heritage artforms ranging from Toi Whakairo (carving) …

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