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New Zealand Museum Awards - Winners

2017 May 24

Budget and location are no barrier to recognition in the 2017 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards. The best and most innovative exhibitions, programmes and museum projects were celebrated at a gala ev…

A rising-star conductor, a world-class cellist and a much-loved work

2017 May 23

One of the fastest rising American conductors of the decade is coming to New Zealand next month for the first time. Photo of American conductor James Feddeck by Terry Johnston. James Feddeck will1lea…

Iconic New Zealand music line-up to bolster DHL New Zealand Lions Series entertainment

2017 May 23

A host of acclaimed Kiwi entertainers will provide pre-match and half-time entertainment to remember at the 10-match DHL New Zealand Lions Series this June and July. Included in the line-up are Kings,…

Ngā Taonga Programme Celebrates Matariki: Tau Hou 2017

2017 May 23

Starting 31 May and running through to the end of July Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision is presenting a programme of twenty-eight documentaries and feature films centred around Matariki. The programme has…

Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation at world forum

2017 May 20

“The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has an important role in setting the rules and ensuring they are followed around the world,” says Dr Coleman. “We need to bolster WADA’s ability to operate…

Seminal national exhibition, He Tohu, opened today

2017 May 19

He Tohu, a new permanent exhibition of three nation-building constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand, was officially opened by Her Excellency, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM QSO,1G…

Te Papa pounamu exhibition opens in the heart of Paris

2017 May 19

An exhibition of more than 200 pounamu treasures opens in Paris on May 22nd showcasing some precious pieces of Aotearoa in the heart of the French capital. La pierre sacrée des Māori (Sacred stone1o…

'Wild Creations' - artists with a conservation connection

2017 May 19

Our unique natural heritage is set to inspire New Zealand artists through an initiative announced today by the Minister of Conservation and the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie1Barry. …

Help NZ share its sporting history with the world

2017 May 19

Te Papa’s innovation hub Mahuki is calling for entrepreneurs to help cultural institutions in New Zealand and around the globe tell their stories of sporting identity. Mahuki and the New Zealand1Cri…

Minister announces NZSO appointments

2017 May 18

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry announced today the appointment of two new members to the board of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO), as well as the reappointment of the chair…

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