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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…

2017 Creative NZ Arts Pasifika Awards open for nominations

2017 Apr 18

Showcasing excellence and innovation in Pacific arts, the 2017 Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards are open for nominations. “From the visual arts, to theatre and music, there are so many outs…

Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched

2017 Apr 18

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have today launched the Rugby 2017 Festival. “Rugby 2017 Festival is a program of engaging activit…

Missing World War One NZ Rifle Brigade flags sought

2017 Apr 18

With Anzac Day fast approaching researchers are hoping to locate two missing flags presented to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade in England in 1919 and are looking for help from the public. “The flags …

Appointment for physical activity and nutrition in schools

2017 Apr 18

Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Education Minister Hekia Parata have welcomed the appointment of Professor Grant Schofield, as the Ministry of Education’s first Chief Education Health and1Nutr…

Memorial Stone for Tangiwai disaster’s unsung heroes

2017 Apr 13

On Sunday 7 May 2017 a special memorial event will be held at Tangiwai to honour the heroism of Locomotive Engineer First Class Charles Parker and Locomotive Fireman Lance Redman, whose selfless actio…

Razor-sharp dance by the RNZB

2017 Apr 13

Energy and rhythm are just some of the hallmarks of young Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman’s acclaimed dance works to be presented by the RNZB this May and June. “…Witty and1sophisticated…

Te Papa’s Gallipoli exhibition enthrals young and old

2017 Apr 13

More than 1.3 million visitors of all ages have explored Te Papa’s Gallipoli: The scale of our war in the two years since it opened. The ground-breaking exhibition tells the stories of seven ordinar…

Myriad Faces conference about 1917’s significance looms

2017 Apr 13

With less than two weeks till the opening of the Myriad Faces of War symposium, its relevance to the wider community continues to grow. Opening on Anzac Day, the symposium’s significance to a1moder…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 03 May

2017 Apr 13

Please join us at our May 2017 public history talk presented by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the National Library of New Zealand. New Zealand’s Rivers: can we learn from history?   …

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