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Three Pacific teams join Mahuki innovation hub at Te Papa

2017 Aug 15

Three Pacific businesses have joined the Mahuki Innovation Hub at Te Papa, supported by the Pacific Business Trust. Mahuki is an in-residence programme that runs for four months each year in Te Papa's…

Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award winner announced

2017 Aug 14

Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry has announced David Elliot’s book ‘Snark’ as this year’s winner of the New Zealand Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award. Cover of David Elliot's Snark1…

Government funding for Auckland's St James Theatre

2017 Aug 11

Auckland’s historic St James Theatre is receiving $1.5 million in government backing from the Heritage EQUIP fund for privately-owned, earthquake prone buildings. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister…

New website for SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music

2017 Aug 11

SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music is proud to announce their redeveloped and new look website, SOUNZ Online, is now ready to use at the familiar address www.sounz.org.nz. SOUNZ Online hosts a unique1…

Antarctic Heritage Trust conservators found a 100 year old fruit cake among the artefacts from Cape Adare.

2017 Aug 10

Made by Huntley & Palmers, the fruit cake is still wrapped in paper and encased in the remains of a tin-plated iron alloy tin. The cake probably dates to the Cape Adare-based Northern Party of1…

'Warm Resound' - free National War Memorial concert

2017 Aug 08

Join us on Sunday 20 August 2017 for a free concert at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park's Hall of Memories. Image of the bugle is courtesy of the Wellington Brass Quad. The Wellington Brass Qu…

World Masters Games brings in $63 million

2017 Aug 08

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcome new data that shows that the World Masters Games was a major success. “New Zealand is gaining a…

Grant to strengthen iconic Lambretta’s Café

2017 Aug 07

A $94,700 Government grant from the Earthquake Upgrade Incentive Programme, Heritage EQUIP, will strengthen the historic building which is home to Nelson’s iconic Lambretta’s Café, Building and1…

PM's Awards for Literary Achievement: winners announced

2017 Aug 03

Creative New Zealand has announced the winners of the 2017 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement. They are internationally renowned Māori novelist Witi Ihimaera, literary historian and f…

NZ On Air Board appointment

2017 Aug 03

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has appointed Dunedin chartered accountant Stuart McLauchlan to NZ On Air.  “With his skills in business advisory and governance roles I am1delighte…

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