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Waitangi Day Funding Applications Extended

2010 Sep 09

Applications are currently open for The Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund, which supports events celebrating New Zealand’s identity by commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi at a1commun…

Speech to 2010 Plain English awards (03 Sep 2010)

2010 Sep 08

Speech made by Christopher Finlayson ‘Plain' English does not mean simplistic, dull or inexpressive English. In his article, ‘Answering the Critics of Plain Language', plain English campaigner1Jo…

Events website reaches 100,000 members

2010 Sep 08

Events and ticketing website Eventfinder.co.nz has passed the 100,000 member mark today, making it one of New Zealand's largest online communities A majority Kiwi owned and operated company, Eventf…

Speech for Merchant Navy Day service (03 Sep 2010)

2010 Sep 03

Speech made by Minister Christopher Finlayson. In the Second World War, New Zealand's Minister of Agriculture and Marketing described the Merchant Navy as "the axis around which the war effort has1re…

2010 TUANZ Innovation Awards (02 Sep 2010)

2010 Sep 02

Speech made by Broadcasting Minister (2008-2011) Jonathan Coleman. Good evening everyone. It is my pleasure to be invited to speak at the 2010 TUANZ Innovation Awards on behalf of my colleague, Co…

Kiwis’ flight across the Tasman wins awards

2010 Aug 25

Kiwi migration to Australia is the stand out theme from this year’s New Zealand Oral History Awards. Three projects out of eight granted funding will receive a total of more than $40,000 to record…

Coleman appoints TVNZ Board

2010 Aug 19

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Roger MacDonnell to the board of TVNZ and the elevation of Joan Withers to deputy chair. Mr MacDonnell was a founding1part…

Bill to streamline Creative NZ passes first reading

2010 Aug 19

A bill which will streamline the governance of Creative New Zealand, improving its effectiveness and freeing up resources, passed its first reading in the House last night by a unanimous1vote. Th…

Provincial Rugby

2010 Aug 12

The passion and parochialism of provincial rugby has helped to give the game a special place in New Zealand’s social and sporting history. With the ITM Cup competition underway, we've lined up1bri…

New service for vision impaired audiences

2010 Aug 12

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman and Associate Disability Issues Minister Pansy Wong are today applauding funding for a new pilot service that allows people with impaired vision to follow1tele…

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