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New website captures Canterbury earthquake stories

2011 Aug 12

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister, Christopher Finlayson, today announced the launch of Quake Stories, a website for people to share their experiences of the Canterbury earthquakes. “Quake1…

Queens Wharf programme for RWC

2011 Aug 12

More than 40 New Zealand bands and musicians, themed family weekends and events to showcase the best of New Zealand innovation will feature in the activities programme on Queens Wharf in Auckland1…

Searching for relatives of dead soldiers

2011 Aug 11

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage has responsibility for the graves of those serving members of the Armed Forces who died within New Zealand during the First and Second World Wars.  The1Ministr…

Christchurch Council adopts draft plan

2011 Aug 11

The draft Central City Plan was adopted today by the Christchurch City Council for consultation, setting out how the area will be redeveloped to be strong, vibrant and prosperous. It details more1…

More Kiwis get access to Freeview HD for the Rugby World Cup

2011 Aug 09

Free-to-air high definition digital television, also known as Freeview|HD, is now available to an additional 160,000 homes in time for the Rugby World Cup, Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman a…

New flags flying

2011 Aug 08

NEW ONLINE INITIATIVE FOR PACIFIC AUDIENCES On Tuesday 9 August Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) will launch a new online feature called “New Flags Flying”1( …


2011 Aug 08

The Ministry is proud to support the Oceania, a joint exhibition between Te Papa and the City Gallery Wellington. Oceania is a landmark collaborative project between City Gallery Wellington and the1…

Minister marks 97th anniversary of Great War

2011 Aug 04

New Zealanders will never forget the great debt they owe those who served in the First World War, Veterans’ Affairs Minister Judith Collins said today on the 97th anniversary of the start of the1c…

Minister welcomes lost Hitchcock film discovery in NZ

2011 Aug 03

Arts Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson has welcomed the New Zealand Film Archive’s discovery of lost reels of what is believed to be the earliest surviving Alfred Hitchcock film,…

New Zealand Music Showcase in RWC

2011 Aug 03

The best of New Zealand music will be on tour during the Rugby World Cup with 50 bands playing in 22 different cities in the REAL New Zealand Music Showcase. Rugby World Cup Minister, Murray1Mc…

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