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New Zealand’s Olympic Story

2008 Aug 01

A record 182 New Zealanders will compete at the Beijing Olympics in just a week’s time. Amid the building excitement, the team at www.NZHistory.net.nz have compiled the inspiring story of New Zeal…

Kiwis go to the polls

2008 Jul 11

July 14 2008 marks 155 years since New Zealanders’ first trip to the polling booths. But if elections seem complex in 2008, New Zealand's first parliamentary elections began on 14 July 1853 in the…

Awards for capturing New Zealand stories

2008 Jul 07

Happy marriages turning to custard and the Auckland Harbour Bridge are just two subjects New Zealanders will hear about in generations to come following this year’s Australian Sesquicentennial1Gif…

Air quality tests at Mt Cook School show traffic fume levels within guidelines

2008 Jul 07

Results of air quality monitoring at Mt Cook School show that pollution levels from vehicle exhaust fumes fall well within health-based standards. The Ministry for Culture and Heritage1commissione…

Wanganui region – from the mountains to the sea…to the big carrot

2008 Jun 10

Te Ara – Encyclopedia of New Zealand launches the Wanganui entry of its Places theme on Monday 16 June, 5:30pm at the War Memorial Hall. www.TeAra.govt.nz covers the breadth and depth of the reg…

Wanganui region – from the mountains to the sea…to the big carrot

2008 Jun 10

Te Ara – Encyclopedia of New Zealand launches the Wanganui entry of its Places theme on Monday 16 June, 5:30pm at the War Memorial Hall. www.TeAra.govt.nz covers the breadth and depth of the reg…

Matariki – Heralding the Māori New Year tomorrow

2008 Jun 04

Matariki is the Māori name for the small cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades or the Seven Sisters, in the Taurus constellation. It rises just once a year and in 2008 three Ministry for1Cult…

Matariki

2008 Jun 04

Matariki is the Māori name for the small cluster of stars also known as the Pleiades or the Seven Sisters, in the Taurus constellation. It rises just once a year and in 2008 two Ministry for1Cultur…

Launch of VietnamWar.govt.nz

2008 May 29

A new era in New Zealand’s digital history begins today with the launch of www.VietnamWar.govt.nz, asking people to share their stories, experiences and memorabilia of the Vietnam War. Developed…

Online Memories of New Zealand and the Vietnam War

2008 May 29

A new era in New Zealand’s digital history begins today with the launch of www.VietnamWar.govt.nz, asking people to share their stories, experiences and memorabilia of the Vietnam War. Developed…

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