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ANZAC Day 2017 in Bermuda

2017 Apr 28

A sunrise service was held in Victoria Park in Hamilton, Bermuda at 06:10 am today (Tuesday 25 April 2017), to commemorate the annual observance of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day fo…

Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

2017 Apr 27

The history of the 28th Māori Battalion’s D Company will be documented by Harawira Craig Pearless, Education Minister Hekia Parata and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have1announce…

Government commits $3.5 million towards replica Endeavour

2017 Apr 26

Events that celebrate the November 2019 anniversary of Captain James Cook’s visit to Te Whanganui a Hei are gaining momentum locally, at the same time that the Government is ramping up co-ordination…

Historic move of New Zealand’s iconic documents

2017 Apr 22

Three of New Zealand’s most precious constitutional documents were moved to a new location in a unique ceremonial procession in Wellington overnight. The 1835 He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o N…

Local TV content steady

2017 Apr 21

New Zealanders enjoyed slightly more new local television content last year but less local content in prime time. The Local Content Report, a study of local content on mainstream channels that NZ On1A…

Govt welcomes World Masters Games

2017 Apr 21

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman have today welcomed the World Masters Games 2017 to New Zealand. The World Masters Games is the largest m…

Small-town New Zealand documentary makes it onto the big screen!

2017 Apr 20

‘Set in Stone’, a feature-length documentary made with lots of aroha and a tiny budget in small-town New Zealand has been selected from hundreds of world-wide entries for screening at the1prestigi…

Urgent call for 28th Māori Battalion photos

2017 Apr 19

The author of a book that will capture the battle experience of the 28th Māori Battalion’s B-Company is calling for family descendants and relatives to help locate up to 400 photos of the 900 men1w…

ANZAC films on screen at the Archive

2017 Apr 19

A season of ANZAC films and documentaries begins today at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, the New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound in Wellington. The programme includes the recent1graphi…

Ministers acknowledge generosity of Sir Peter Snell

2017 Apr 18

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have acknowledged the generosity of sporting legend Sir Peter Snell in gifting medals and1memorabili…

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