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NZ to host international conference on wellbeing

2018 Feb 01

A conference bringing international experts on wellbeing to New Zealand will provide valuable insights for policies to raise living standards of all Kiwis, and help promote New Zealand as a1world-le…

Festival pulls out all the accessible stops

2018 Jan 25

Auckland Arts Festival 2018 has “pulled out all the stops” by providing accessible services for 15 of its events in March and offering positive experiences for people with access needs. The Fe…

NZSO to play great music from the movies in February

2018 Jan 24

Some of the most popular and loved music ever written for films will be performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra on tour in February. Summer Pops – Music from the Movies features1unforget…

Young, gifted and Bach: two special concerts for Wellington in February

2018 Jan 15

Wellington will host special performances over two nights in February with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra celebrating some of Bach’s best-loved works, followed by a summer concert by the NZSO1…

Wellington's newest construction business commits to shaping a creative capital

2018 Jan 10

New Zealand Festival and Southbase Construction today announced a new partnership, as the company comes on board to invest in one of the 2018 Festival’s flagship projects, A Waka Odyssey. Founde…

Prime Minister congratulates Honours recipients

2017 Dec 30

Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Jacinda Ardern today congratulated the 179 New Zealanders named on the 2018 New Year’s Honours List.  “Although this list was compi…

PAO PAO PAO 2018 Brings best of Māori Music to the Capital

2017 Dec 21

The Pūatatangi Committee of Toi Māori Aotearoa is thrilled to announce the first instalment of stellar performers to play Pao Pao Pao in 2018. The musical showcase, now in its 17th year, will be…

Kiwi Music Scholarships awarded to outstanding young performers

2017 Dec 21

Five talented young performers have been awarded Kiwi Music Scholarships to continue their musical development. They are pianist Bradley Wood, timpanist/ percussionist Sam Rich, baritone Benson1Wi…

Significant pou unveiled as Te Puia l NZMACI site

2017 Dec 20

Weighing more than 2300kg each and standing up to 7m tall, three significant pou whakairo (carved panels) have been installed at the entrance of the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute’s1…

Season's Greetings from the Ministry

2017 Dec 20

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage closes on Friday 22 December 2017 at 3pm and will reopen on Monday 08 January 2018. Looking for something unique to send to a friend or lov…

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