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Magnificent Flying Machines

2017 Oct 02

Step on board Antarctic aircraft before they head south for the season! We’re opening up the tarmac to celebrate the beginning of the summer season in Antarctica. Last year, about three thousand1peo…

Bullet strike on bugle saves three generations of musicians

2017 Oct 02

New Zealand Army Band musician Corporal Chris Foster will be the first to say that if it wasn’t for his great-grandfather’s bugle, he wouldn’t be playing in the band. In fact, he wouldn’t even…

NZ On Air Funded Factual Content to Reach New Audiences

2017 Oct 02

NZ On Air funded factual content to reach new audiences on new platforms A wider than ever range of factual content for diverse audiences has been supported in the latest NZ On Air funding1decisions. …

New book presents snapshots of NZ's rich history

2017 Oct 01

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage’s online historical treasures feature in a newly released book, Today in New Zealand History, which presents a day-by-day calendar of events from New…

Gisborne iwi Rongowhakaata’s exhibition opened today at Te Papa with 600 strong pōwhiri

2017 Sep 29

Te Papa’s eighth iwi exhibition, Ko Rongowhakaata: The Story of Light and Shadow opened today following an early morning karakia (blessing), and a pōwhiri (ceremony) which attracted over 600 guests…

One Thousand Ropes Submitted to Oscars

2017 Sep 29

Tusi Tamsese’s One Thousand Ropes is New Zealand’s submission for the best foreign language category of the 90th Academy Awards. Image from One Thousand Ropes is courtesy of the NZ Film1Commissio…

Exciting new local content for primary aged children

2017 Sep 29

NZ On Air has invested in a swathe of new local content for primary aged children; most of it will be found on a new online home for children’s content*, a collaboration between NZ On Air and1TVNZ. …

A rare talent with a rare instrument to perform with the NZSO

2017 Sep 27

Acclaimed French musician Antoine Tamestit will perform in October with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra on one of the world’s rarest violas.  Photo of guest soloist viola player Antoine1Tamesti…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 04 Oct

2017 Sep 27

Join the Ministry and the National Library of New Zealand for our October public history talk by Professor Charlotte Macdonald and Dr Rebecca Lenihan. Takes place at the National Library on 04 October…

Public invited to honour Dave Gallaher at Eden Park

2017 Sep 26

Members of the public are invited to visit Eden Park for a unique commemoration next month, to mark 100 years since the first All Blacks captain, Dave Gallaher, was killed in World War I. Gallaher pe…

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