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Malone Statue to Be Unveiled

2011 Nov 14

The Malone Quest Committee will finally see their hard work pay off when a life-size bronze statue of Stratford's war hero, Lt. Col. William George Malone is unveiled this weekend. Peter Peckham,1…

Media advisory - Election Resources

2011 Nov 09

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage has compiled a list of useful resources for journalists in the lead up to this month’s general election. The Ministry has a wealth of information available1a…

Ngā Kupu Ora 2011, the third Māori Book Awards

2011 Nov 08

It is a milestone year for Ngā Kupu Ora 2011, the third Māori Book Awards. For the first time the awards will celebrate a winner for fiction, and a book written completely in te reo has taken out …

Te Taiao: Māori and the Natural World wins award

2011 Nov 08

A desire to make knowledge about Māori and the natural world more accessible has led to a prestigious award for a team of experts at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.  Te Taiao: Māori and1t…

Evan Williams appointed to Te Papa board

2011 Nov 07

Auckland businessman Evan Williams has been appointed as a member of the board of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, the Minister for Arts Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson announced1today.…

Watts peninsula public reserve announced

2011 Nov 01

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Chris Finlayson today announced the establishment of a 76 hectare reserve for the people of Wellington and New Zealand on the iconic Miramar Peninsula. The new1…

Christ Church Cathedral announcement to make safe welcomed by NZHPT

2011 Oct 28

The process set out in today’s announcement by church leaders to “make safe” the Christ Church Cathedral and retain as much of its original heritage fabric as possible until a final decision1c…

University of Canterbury CEISMIC launches website

2011 Oct 27

The UC CEISMIC (Canterbury Earthquake Digital Archive) is launching its www.ceismic.org.nz website at an event at Canterbury Museum on Thursday 27 October, beginning at 6pm. When completed this1we…

Long-term loan of Hillary artefacts great for New Zealand

2011 Oct 27

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage extends its thanks to the Hillary family for its long-term loan of objects relating to the life of Sir Edmund Hillary to the Auckland War Memorial Museum. "We…

Prestigious award made to prominent historian and editor of New Zealand’s online encyclopaedia, Dr Jock Phillips

2011 Oct 26

One man’s more than 30 years service to the study and advancement of New Zealand history has been recognised with a prestigious award from the Royal Society of New Zealand. The 2011 Pou Aronui A…

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