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Dissent - a Different Type of Courage

Dissent, a powerful new temporary exhibition about opposition to the First World War in New Zealand, opened on Friday 21st July at The Great War Exhibition. Dissent will run until October 2017.

100-plus NZ films available on demand

Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated the NZFC for its video-on-demand platform, NZ Film On Demand, which has just passed a milestone 100 titles.

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.

100 days to Rugby League World Cup 2017

Sport & Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says the next major event on NZ’s sporting calendar is the Rugby League World Cup 2017.

New website for SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music is proud to announce their redeveloped and new look website, SOUNZ Online, is now ready to use at the familiar address www.sounz.org.nz.