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Within the ranks : one Army, many faces

2011 Jan 13

Gain an insight into the people, culture and significant events of the New Zealand Army through the eyes of the Army Artist, Captain Matt Gauldie. Gauldie’s involvement with the New1Zeal…

National War Memorial Advisory Board members appointed

2010 Dec 16

Lt General (Rtd) Don McIver has been appointed to the National War Memorial Advisory Council after being elected as President of the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association, and the1i…

New Zealand History Trust Awards celebrates its 21st anniversary economically

2010 Dec 16

For the first time in its 21 years the New Zealand History Research Trust has awarded a major grant of $60,000 – to Brian Easton for his project, ‘Not in Narrow Seas: A History of New Zealand fr…

Hauraki-Coromandel region comes to life in New Zealand’s online encyclopedia

2010 Dec 15

Te Ara, New Zealand’s online encyclopedia, has just added to its vast catalogue of New Zealand history with the completion of the Coromandel-Hauraki entry. Delving into the politics, commercial…

Health of Māori Heritage arts

2010 Dec 13

Creative New Zealand has just released the Health of Māori Heritage Arts 2009 – Research Summary Report which reviews the ‘health’ of 10 heritage artforms ranging from Toi Whakairo (carving) …

HOME - one of the Listener's top 100 books of the year

2010 Dec 13

In the Listener's annual survey of the best books for 2010, Alison Parr's Home : Civilian New Zealanders remember the Second War joins the list. Cover of Alison Parr's Home book Published in …

Te Ara expands into biographies

2010 Dec 07

Te Ara, New Zealand’s online encyclopedia, has joined up with the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (DNZB), forming a formidable repository of national stories and history.   Te Ara is the1go-…

Sale of Sir Edmund Hillary watches

2010 Nov 12

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage has sought expert opinions regarding the status of six watches formerly owned by Sir Edmund Hillary, and recently offered for auction in Switzerland. These1opi…

New Te Papa chair and board member appointed

2010 Nov 03

Sir Wira Gardiner has been appointed as Chair of the Board of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, and Fiona Campbell appointed as a member of the Board, Minister for Arts Culture and1Heri…

The Rugby World Cup is coming!

2010 Sep 29

As New Zealanders we need to be loud and proud in support of our team and one way to do that is to learn the national anthem. To help you in this quest we’ve got different mixes for adults and1c…

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