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RNZAF 80th anniversary performance

2017 May 09

On the 12th May 1937, the RNZAF Band appeared in public for the first time, marching down Kent Terrace for the coronation of King George VI. This Friday it will be 80 years since that occasion, and th…

Sport Wellington first to gain Governance Mark

2017 May 09

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman awarded Sport Wellington with the first Governance Mark in Wellington yesterday. “It is great that Sport Wellington have become the first to achieve1th…

Park upgrade to mark Tangiwai heroism

2017 May 08

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced a $40,000 cash contribution along with DOC planting and landscaping to upgrade the site of the Tangiwai Memorial in the central North1Isl…

Battle of Passchendaele competition launched

2017 May 08

Ten senior students will get the opportunity to join the 100th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium later this year, as part of a competition for schools and kura, Educ…

A new Bill and two redrawn portfolios

2017 May 05

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage (the Ministry) intends to approach key stakeholders in July/August 2017 to discuss detailed proposals relating to the Digital Convergence Bill. The Bill is schedu…

A Provocative Season of Politics on Film

2017 May 02

The personalities, issues, antics and intrigues that have often made politics over the decades such a great spectacle are all on show in this upcoming film season from Ngā Taonga which runs from 31Ma…

Three great talents ready to captivate audiences

2017 May 02

A Grammy-nominated conductor, a star cellist and an award-winning young Kiwi composer are set to wow audiences in the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra’s four-city concert tour this month. The1Pathéti…

Minister announces Creative NZ appointments

2017 May 01

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of Michael Moynahan as the new chair of Creative New Zealand. “Michael has a long association with literature1througho…

May 1st Marks the Start of NZ Music Month 2017

2017 May 01

May 1st marks the beginning of NZ Music Month 2017. The theme for this year is finding something new – a new band, new tracks or a new album by a New Zealand artist. NZ Music Month is an annual even…

“The best Games ever!”

2017 Apr 30

“The best Games ever!” The curtain has come down on World Masters Games 2017, with the International Masters Games Association declaring the Auckland Games the best ever. The Games concluded this …

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