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Passchendaele - New Zealand’s Darkest Day

2017 Oct 04

Passchendaele—New Zealand’s Darkest Day is a powerful new temporary exhibition about New Zealander’s experiences in the tragic Battle of Passchendaele [at The Great War Exhibition]. This1audio-v…

A sense of belonging at Artsenta

2017 Oct 03

It’s Friday and the morning sun adds warmth and light to the large space that is Artsenta. In one corner, a music group is singing Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah and in another, there’s a display of…

Spotlight on Māori Culture in Los Angeles

2017 Oct 03

Californians are set to come face-to-face with Māori culture this month, with kapa haka performers taking over the Santa Monica Pier, the film industry getting an intimate look at tā moko and a1chan…

Passchendaele remembered here and overseas

2017 Oct 03

Commemorations to mark one of New Zealand’s darkest days will be held in New Zealand and Belgium this month to remember the Battle of Passchendaele. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry1…

Showcase New Zealand’s History And Culture to the World

2017 Oct 03

The Waitangi Treaty Grounds in the Bay of Islands will be digitally mapped by a renowned high tech United States organisation specialising in the preservation of sites of significance globally thanks1…

The wonders of the world in LEGO® bricks at Te Papa

2017 Oct 02

Let’s go Build - A festival of LEGO activities for all ages opens at Te Papa from 9 December – 11 February. One of only fourteen LEGO Certified Professionals globally, Ryan McNaught (aka Brickman)…

Magnificent Flying Machines

2017 Oct 02

Step on board Antarctic aircraft before they head south for the season! We’re opening up the tarmac to celebrate the beginning of the summer season in Antarctica. Last year, about three thousand1peo…

Bullet strike on bugle saves three generations of musicians

2017 Oct 02

New Zealand Army Band musician Corporal Chris Foster will be the first to say that if it wasn’t for his great-grandfather’s bugle, he wouldn’t be playing in the band. In fact, he wouldn’t even…

NZ On Air Funded Factual Content to Reach New Audiences

2017 Oct 02

NZ On Air funded factual content to reach new audiences on new platforms A wider than ever range of factual content for diverse audiences has been supported in the latest NZ On Air funding1decisions. …

New book presents snapshots of NZ's rich history

2017 Oct 01

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage’s online historical treasures feature in a newly released book, Today in New Zealand History, which presents a day-by-day calendar of events from New…

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