Skip to main content


Gisborne iwi Rongowhakaata’s exhibition opened today at Te Papa with 600 strong pōwhiri

2017 Sep 29

Te Papa’s eighth iwi exhibition, Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow opened today following an early morning karakia (blessing), and a pōwhiri (ceremony) which attracted over 600 guests…

One Thousand Ropes Submitted to Oscars

2017 Sep 29

Tusi Tamsese’s One Thousand Ropes is New Zealand’s submission for the best foreign language category of the 90th Academy Awards. Image from One Thousand Ropes is courtesy of the NZ Film1Commissio…

Exciting new local content for primary aged children

2017 Sep 29

NZ On Air has invested in a swathe of new local content for primary aged children; most of it will be found on a new online home for children’s content*, a collaboration between NZ On Air and1TVNZ. …

A rare talent with a rare instrument to perform with the NZSO

2017 Sep 27

Acclaimed French musician Antoine Tamestit will perform in October with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra on one of the world’s rarest violas.  Photo of guest soloist viola player Antoine1Tamesti…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 04 Oct

2017 Sep 27

Join the Ministry and the National Library of New Zealand for our October public history talk by Professor Charlotte Macdonald and Dr Rebecca Lenihan. Takes place at the National Library on 04 October…

Public invited to honour Dave Gallaher at Eden Park

2017 Sep 26

Members of the public are invited to visit Eden Park for a unique commemoration next month, to mark 100 years since the first All Blacks captain, Dave Gallaher, was killed in World War I. Gallaher pe…

Six o'clock: Poets under the influence

2017 Sep 25

A bevy of poets mark 50 years since the end of six o'clock closing Iain Sharp presents Gregory O’Brien, Freya Daly Sadgrove, Bill Manhire, Jenny Bornholdt, Lindsay Rabbitt, and more. The end of1th…

Te Papa Tongarewa named in top 25 museums in the world

2017 Sep 22

The national museum of New Zealand, Te Papa, has been named one of the top 25 museums in the world according to TripAdvisor. External view of Te Papa at dusk is courtesy of Te Papa. TripAdvisor, one1…

Double celebration of the legacy of Limbs Dance Company

2017 Sep 22

DANZ (Dance Aotearoa New Zealand) will acknowledge the 40th anniversary of the founding of pioneering contemporary dance company Limbs at two very special events planned to take place in1October. Foun…

Passchendaele's 'Good sons'

2017 Sep 20

Date: Thursday, 12 October, 2017 Time: 5.30pm to 6.45pm Cost: Free Location: Te Ahumairangi (ground floor), National Library, corner Molesworth and Aitken Streets Contact Details: For more information…

Articles 20 ‐ 30 of 3385