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$6 million award for Sarjeant Gallery Redevelopment

2017 Jun 15

The Sarjeant Gallery Trust is proud and thrilled to announce that the Lottery Grants Board Significant Projects Fund, has conditionally awarded a grant of $6 million to the Sarjeant Gallery1Redevelopm…

Two UK Sites Protected to Commemorate NZ Losses at Messines

2017 Jun 14

• Large Kiwi chalk figure in Wiltshire commemorates lives lost and sacrifices made by New Zealand troops in First World War • Terrain Model of Messines in Staffordshire - an accurate scale model1o…

British scientist’s painting discovered in Antarctica

2017 Jun 13

The New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust has discovered an almost perfectly preserved 118 year old watercolour painting among penguin-excrement, dust and mould covered papers found in an historic hut…

New Zealand’s oldest war memorial to be refurbished

2017 Jun 12

Work has begun on refurbishment of New Zealand’s oldest war memorial, the Weeping Woman, located in Moutoa Gardens, Whanganui. It is expected to be completed by the end of the month. New1Zealand’…

Rongowhakaata welcomed as Te Papa iwi in residence

2017 Jun 12

Gisborne iwi Rongowhakaata was welcomed onto Rongomaraeroa marae yesterday. Representatives of the iwi travelled from Gisborne, following a consignment of over one hundred of the taonga which will be1…

$4m grant to Hawke's Bay Opera House

2017 Jun 08

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Hawke’s Bay Opera House in Hastings will receive $4 million in funding for seismic strengthening from the Regional Culture and Heritage1Fund. …

Take a virtual tour of the Canterbury Earthquake Memorial

2017 Jun 08

Minister supporting Greater Christchurch Regeneration Nicky Wagner says anyone who has not yet visited the Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial can now do so online with Google Street1View. “Seei…

National commemoration to mark Messines centenary

2017 Jun 06

A national commemoration to mark the heavy price paid by New Zealand troops at Messines a hundred years ago will be streamed online tomorrow so all Kiwis can pay their respects to the 700 who died in1…

New Zealand Land Wars commemorations fund panel meets

2017 May 31

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell is welcoming the inaugural meeting of an advisory panel to oversee a fund to commemorate Ngā Rā Maumahara – New Zealand Land Wars. The five-member1adv…

Celebrate the spirit of the black jersey at Te Papa

2017 May 30

New Zealand’s unparalleled legacy of success on the rugby field is being explored in a new exhibition at Te Papa opening on June 2. Rugby Legends: The Spirit of the Black Jersey tells the stories of…

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