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Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

2017 Apr 27

The history of the 28th Māori Battalion’s D Company will be documented by Harawira Craig Pearless, Education Minister Hekia Parata and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have1announce…

Government commits $3.5 million towards replica Endeavour

2017 Apr 26

Events that celebrate the November 2019 anniversary of Captain James Cook’s visit to Te Whanganui a Hei are gaining momentum locally, at the same time that the Government is ramping up co-ordination…

Historic move of New Zealand’s iconic documents

2017 Apr 22

Three of New Zealand’s most precious constitutional documents were moved to a new location in a unique ceremonial procession in Wellington overnight. The 1835 He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o N…

Small-town New Zealand documentary makes it onto the big screen!

2017 Apr 20

‘Set in Stone’, a feature-length documentary made with lots of aroha and a tiny budget in small-town New Zealand has been selected from hundreds of world-wide entries for screening at the1prestigi…

Urgent call for 28th Māori Battalion photos

2017 Apr 19

The author of a book that will capture the battle experience of the 28th Māori Battalion’s B-Company is calling for family descendants and relatives to help locate up to 400 photos of the 900 men1w…

ANZAC films on screen at the Archive

2017 Apr 19

A season of ANZAC films and documentaries begins today at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, the New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound in Wellington. The programme includes the recent1graphi…

Missing World War One NZ Rifle Brigade flags sought

2017 Apr 18

With Anzac Day fast approaching researchers are hoping to locate two missing flags presented to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade in England in 1919 and are looking for help from the public. “The flags …

Memorial Stone for Tangiwai disaster’s unsung heroes

2017 Apr 13

On Sunday 7 May 2017 a special memorial event will be held at Tangiwai to honour the heroism of Locomotive Engineer First Class Charles Parker and Locomotive Fireman Lance Redman, whose selfless actio…

Te Papa’s Gallipoli exhibition enthrals young and old

2017 Apr 13

More than 1.3 million visitors of all ages have explored Te Papa’s Gallipoli: The scale of our war in the two years since it opened. The ground-breaking exhibition tells the stories of seven ordinar…

Myriad Faces conference about 1917’s significance looms

2017 Apr 13

With less than two weeks till the opening of the Myriad Faces of War symposium, its relevance to the wider community continues to grow. Opening on Anzac Day, the symposium’s significance to a1moder…

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