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New book presents snapshots of NZ's rich history

New book presents snapshots of New Zealand’s rich history. Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage’s online historical treasures feature in a newly released book, Today in New Zealand History, which presents a day-by-day calendar of events from New Zealand’s past.

Oral History Awards Tell Our Stories

Sporting traditions, Māori history, the experiences of children & women with a disability are just some of the stories that will be made more accessible due to this year’s NZ Oral History Award recipients.

Suite of new SCAPE public artworks and events expected to draw crowds into Christchurch

NZ’s premier annual public art event, the SCAPE Public Art Season 2017 on now until Nov 18.

Ballet in action through words

Read a report from Áine Kelly-Costello about a recent audio tour of 'Romeo & Juliet', a first for the RNZB.

One Thousand Ropes Submitted to Oscars

Tusi Tamsese’s One Thousand Ropes is NZ’s submission for the best foreign language category of the 90th Academy Awards.