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Sport and rec volunteers answer the call

2017 Jun 17

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman says our nation’s sporting volunteers are stepping up to the plate and it is important to recognise their efforts during National Volunteer Week, which…

New report highlights importance of how we eat

2017 Jun 16

Health Minister and Sport & Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has welcomed the release of ‘How We Eat’, a report that assesses evidence on eating behaviours and their influence on diet and1…

Children's artwork to greet Lions fans

2017 Jun 16

Fans heading to the historic Chiefs vs British & Irish Lions rugby match next week will get a first-hand look at the creative endeavours of dozens of the region’s school children. In the fifth1m…

Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead

2017 Jun 16

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry say the Whangarei Art Museum Trust will receive up to $3 million towards its bespoke project to build a…

Your Weekly ‘Back-Pocket’ Guide Rugby 2017 Festival Events: 15-25 June

2017 Jun 15

Your Weekly ‘Back-Pocket’ GuideRUGBY 2017 FESTIVAL EVENTS: 15-25 June   The DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 is in Rotorua this weekend for the match against the Māori All Blacks, before the tour cont…

$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…

NZSO has Lions’ share of great music for its bold British Festival

2017 Jun 14

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra brings the best of British music and two of its biggest names to Wellington as part of a special festival. The three-part British Festival kicks off with Lands of1Ho…

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…

100-plus NZ films available on demand

2017 Jun 13

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated the New Zealand Film Commission for its video-on-demand platform, NZ Film On Demand, which has just passed a milestone 100 titles. …

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