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$500,000 to support Winter Olympian hopefuls

2017 Aug 25

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has announced $500,000 to enhance Snow Sports New Zealand’s high performance training facilities. “With the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games jus…

Māori Battalion D Company story to be told

2017 Aug 24

Research to bring to life the story of D Company’s important role in the Second World War gets underway in earnest on Saturday with a launch at the 28 (Māori) Battalion Hall in Palmerston1North. …

Waru to Open imagineNATIVE

2017 Aug 24

Waru has been selected to open the 2017 imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival, the world’s largest presenter of indigenous screen content. Waru, produced by Kerry Warkia and Kiel McNaughton, is…

Dean Whiting appointed to NZ Arts Council

2017 Aug 24

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has appointed Wellingtonian Dean Whiting of Te Whanau a Apanui descent to the Arts Council of New Zealand. “Dean’s significant knowledge of te ao1M…

Te Papa Board reappointments announced

2017 Aug 24

Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry has announced the reappointment of two current members of Te Papa’s board, Lady Dayle Mace and Paul Majurey, for a further one-year term. “Both Lady Dayle1a…

Three New Zealand Films to Screen at Toronto International Film Festival

2017 Aug 23

Two New Zealand feature films and one short film have been selected to screen at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (TiFF).  Nic Gorman’s debut feature, Human Traces and anthology film, W…

New Zealand School of Dance Solo Season 2017

2017 Aug 22

The New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD), is celebrating 50 years of training and inspiring world class professional young dancers. Show attendees will be moved and inspired in this year's contemporary1…

Tri-Nation Co-lab takes place in the world’s leading festival city

2017 Aug 18

Performing artists from New Zealand, Hong Kong and Scotland will come together at the Edinburgh art festivals in August for a new programme that incentivises fresh ways of working with international1p…

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s first audio description

2017 Aug 18

Royal New Zealand Ballet will present its first audio described performances for blind and low vision patrons in Auckland with the ballet Romeo and Juliet, which opens in Wellington on 16 August and t…

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund Applications Open

2017 Aug 18

Applications for funding for events in 2018 that commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi opened on Monday 21 August. The Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund invites applications from groups host…

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