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Moriori and Māori Ancestors Offered Dignity and Respect

2017 May 29

Today the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa will hold a pōwhiri to mark the return home of 59 Māori and Moriori ancestral remains from the United Kingdom and Europe. The karapuna (Moriori1ance…

NZ at Edinburgh 2017

2017 May 29

NZ at Edinburgh 2017: A bold and innovative season of literature, music, dance, theatre, comedy and visual arts Edinburgh is set to feast on New Zealand talent in the 70th anniversary of its world-fam…

$21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

2017 May 25

Budget 2017 includes a significant investment in Radio New Zealand, as well as new funding to support the understanding of our most important national stories, Ms Barry says. Radio New Zealand will re…

Te Manawa wins Arts Access Museum Award 2017

2017 May 24

Palmerston North’s Te Manawa, Museum of Art, Science and History has won the inaugural Arts Access Museum Award 2017 for its commitment to putting access and inclusion front and centre stage. The aw…

New Zealand Museum Awards - Winners

2017 May 24

Budget and location are no barrier to recognition in the 2017 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards. The best and most innovative exhibitions, programmes and museum projects were celebrated at a gala ev…

A rising-star conductor, a world-class cellist and a much-loved work

2017 May 23

One of the fastest rising American conductors of the decade is coming to New Zealand next month for the first time. Photo of American conductor James Feddeck by Terry Johnston. James Feddeck will1lea…

Iconic New Zealand music line-up to bolster DHL New Zealand Lions Series entertainment

2017 May 23

A host of acclaimed Kiwi entertainers will provide pre-match and half-time entertainment to remember at the 10-match DHL New Zealand Lions Series this June and July. Included in the line-up are Kings,…

Ngā Taonga Programme Celebrates Matariki: Tau Hou 2017

2017 May 23

Starting 31 May and running through to the end of July Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision is presenting a programme of twenty-eight documentaries and feature films centred around Matariki. The programme has…

Minister supports stronger anti-doping regulation at world forum

2017 May 20

“The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has an important role in setting the rules and ensuring they are followed around the world,” says Dr Coleman. “We need to bolster WADA’s ability to operate…

Seminal national exhibition, He Tohu, opened today

2017 May 19

He Tohu, a new permanent exhibition of three nation-building constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand, was officially opened by Her Excellency, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM QSO,1G…

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