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Matariki Rising celebrations for the whole whānau

2017 May 17

Whānau, kai, storytelling and learning will feature in Matariki Rising, a 10-day festival which kicks off with an iconic public event on the waterfront and culminates in the popular Kaumātua Kapa Ha…

2017 Women of Influence nominations open now

2017 May 16

Now in its fifth year, the Women of Influence programme recognises and celebrates those women from all walks of life who make a positive difference to the lives of their fellow New Zealanders; women1w…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 07 June

2017 May 16

Please join us on Wednesday 7 June to hear Dr Monty Soutar speak on The Māori War Effort at Home and Abroad 1917 (please rsvp to with  Māori War Effort in the subject lin…

Coleman to attend WHO and WADA meetings

2017 May 16

Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman is to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) meeting. “I will be leaving tomorrow for the1…

Battle for Crete anniversary

2017 May 15

The 76th anniversary of the Battle for Crete will be marked at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at Wellington on Saturday 20 May. The ceremony will begin at 4:30pm with a karanga followed by the1lay…

Sacred Māori Remains Return from Sweden

2017 May 15

The Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa) are pleased three Māori ancestral remains are returning to Aotearoa New Zealand with the support of the1S…

Budget 2017: $10.1 million to preserve New Zealand’s documentary heritage

2017 May 15

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced funding of $8 million of operating funding over the next two years and $2.1 million of capital funding in the next year in Budget 2017 to safeguar…

Big Change Starts Small – tackling obesity

2017 May 13

Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the return of an awareness campaign which encourages families to make small changes to help tackle childhood1obesity. “Obe…

Free Family Concerts in May that will move body and soul

2017 May 12

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra’s FREE Family Concerts in May will celebrate some of classical music’s greatest dance tunes. The hour-long Symphonic Boogie shows are designed to appeal to1famil…

Budget 2017: $303.9m for New Zealand Screen grants

2017 May 12

Budget 2017 will see $303.9 million allocated to support the continuation of the New Zealand screen industry production grants, both globally and domestically, say Economic Development Minister Simon …

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