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NZFC Announces Annabelle Sheehan as CEO

2017 Oct 12

Kerry Prendergast, New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) Chair, is pleased to announce Annabelle Sheehan as the next Chief Executive of the NZFC. Sheehan replaces Dave Gibson, who will depart the role in…

Fashion activists, rule-breaking jewellery, and a kaleidoscope of colour

2017 Oct 12

Fierce Pacific fashion, jewellery made out of skateboards and cellphones, a flood of colour, and a place to stand - Te Papa has revealed four exhibitions to feature in its new art gallery, Toi Art,1op…

Dazzling pianist serves up Rachmaninov in her NZSO debut

2017 Oct 12

One of the world’s best pianists will perform for the first time with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra this month. Korean-born  Joyce Yang, praised by The New York Times, Los Angeles Times,1Washi…

New Zealand soldier hopes to return WWI German wallet

2017 Oct 07

It’s just an empty wallet, but for Private Hayden Cullen, of Cambridge, no price could be put on reuniting it with the family of the German officer who saved his great grandfather’s life in the1Fi…

Memorial Cinema for NZFC

2017 Oct 06

On Tuesday 10 October the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) will officially open the Hayward Cinema. Photo of cinema pioneers Ramai and Rudall Hayward is courtesy of the New Zealand Film Commission.…

Centenary services in Belgium commemorate Battle of Broodseinde

2017 Oct 05

Two New Zealand services in Belgium have paid tribute to the men who lost their lives 100 years ago in the First World War Battle of Broodseinde. On 4 October, 1917, the New Zealand Division took part…

Passchendaele - New Zealand’s Darkest Day

2017 Oct 04

Passchendaele—New Zealand’s Darkest Day is a powerful new temporary exhibition about New Zealander’s experiences in the tragic Battle of Passchendaele [at The Great War Exhibition]. This1audio-v…

A sense of belonging at Artsenta

2017 Oct 03

It’s Friday and the morning sun adds warmth and light to the large space that is Artsenta. In one corner, a music group is singing Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah and in another, there’s a display of…

Spotlight on Māori Culture in Los Angeles

2017 Oct 03

Californians are set to come face-to-face with Māori culture this month, with kapa haka performers taking over the Santa Monica Pier, the film industry getting an intimate look at tā moko and a1chan…

Passchendaele remembered here and overseas

2017 Oct 03

Commemorations to mark one of New Zealand’s darkest days will be held in New Zealand and Belgium this month to remember the Battle of Passchendaele. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry1…

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