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Virtuoso violinist to play two dazzling back-to-back programmes with NZSO in August

2017 Jul 31

Karen Gomyo, one of the world’s most sought-after young violinists, returns in August to perform with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in two must-see programmes. Image of violinist Karen Gomyo1i…

Design worth over $10b to the New Zealand economy

2017 Jul 27

New research into the design industry’s contribution to the New Zealand economy has found it is worth more than $10 billion of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016. If design were t…

Pacific teams join Te Papa innovation hub

2017 Jul 27

Three Pacific entrepreneurial teams started a four-month residency at Te Papa’s Mahuki innovation accelerator today. The three teams were selected after taking part in a successful Pacific1Innovatio…

Classic Fred Dagg costume on display at Te Papa

2017 Jul 26

The iconic hat, shearer’s singlet, shorts and gumboots of Fred Dagg will be on display at Te Papa from July 26. The items, dated from the early 1970s, include a black Mosgiel Woollen Factory Company…

Battle of Passchendaele competition winners announced

2017 Jul 25

Education Minister Nikki Kaye and the Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have announced the winning students who will be flying to Belgium to attend the 100th anniversary commemorations …

John A Lee on war poetry: when mud and blood became the keynote

2017 Jul 25

John A Lee was, amongst other things, a war hero, politician, publican and author during his unusually eventful and varied life. In his will Lee asked that his private papers be deposited with1Auckl…

Consultation on Veterans' Support Act underway

2017 Jul 25

A discussion document about how the Veterans’ Support Act 2014 is working has been released today. It is part of the consultation process for a Review of how the legislation is operating.  The Revi…

Auckland Museum hosts New Zealand’s first official Wikimedian in Residence

2017 Jul 25

Auckland Museum has hosted New Zealand’s first official Wikimedian-in-Residence. Susan Tolich of Victoria University has been working at the Museum for five weeks to enlist the Wikimedia community1t…

Social media and broadcasting standards

2017 Jul 25

New Zealanders want broadcasters to ask permission before using their social media content New Zealanders’ attitudes to their personal social media content and their expectations about how1broadcast…

Past Caring? Gender, Work and Emotion - A talk by Professor Barbara Brookes

2017 Jul 24

How do we write a history of caring? This became a central question for Barbara Brookes in writing A History of New Zealand Women. There have been major transitions in the locus of care over time. In1…

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