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Munro medals deal welcome

2015 Mar 24

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry is pleased Dambuster Les Munro’s medals and other items will be staying in New Zealand. Mr Munro has accepted the generous offer of British1phila…

New Gallipoli app launched

2015 Mar 18

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed the release of a free smartphone and tablet app which offers a new way to explore the Gallipoli campaign. The Ngā Tapuwae Gallipoli1a…

175 years since signing of Treaty of Waitangi

2015 Feb 05

Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry has welcomed the 175th anniversary of the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, the Treaty of Waitangi. Waitangi Day 2015 marks this occasion, which…

Minister welcomes Waitangi Day events

2014 Dec 10

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has today welcomed the confirmation of a series of nationwide events to mark the 175thanniversary of the Treaty of Waitangi in 2015. On Waitangi Da…

Minister congratulates Dunedin on UNESCO City of Literature status

2014 Dec 02

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated Dunedin on becoming the first New Zealand city to be internationally recognised as a UNESCO City of Literature. “I’m1delig…

Grant for Museum of Wellington City and Sea announced

2014 Nov 27

The Museum of Wellington City and Sea will receive a government grant of $1.3 million for its redevelopment project and earthquake strengthening, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry ann…

Path to Nationhood history app launched

2014 Nov 19

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has today launched a free app to help people explore New Zealand’s early history. The Heritage Trails ‘Path to Nationhood’ app has been1devel…

Commemoration by the numbers

2014 Nov 11

Statistics Minister Craig Foss today commemorated Armistice Day with the launch of a WW100 infographic. Infographic developed by Statistics New Zealand. “The First World War was a sign…

Minister commemorates Armistice Day in Europe

2014 Nov 07

In her first official overseas visit new Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister, and lead Minister for New Zealand’s WW100 programme, Maggie Barry will attend the 96th anniversary commemorations of…

Open day for Arras Tunnel in Buckle Street

2014 Sep 26

Visitors and the public are invited tomorrow (Saturday 27 September) to walk through the newly constructed Arras Tunnel at the site of Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at Buckle Street in1Wellingt…

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