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Sacred Māori Remains Return from Sweden

2017 May 15

The Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa) are pleased three Māori ancestral remains are returning to Aotearoa New Zealand with the support of the1S…

Budget 2017: $10.1 million to preserve New Zealand’s documentary heritage

2017 May 15

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced funding of $8 million of operating funding over the next two years and $2.1 million of capital funding in the next year in Budget 2017 to safeguar…

Big Change Starts Small – tackling obesity

2017 May 13

Health Minister and Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the return of an awareness campaign which encourages families to make small changes to help tackle childhood1obesity. “Obe…

Free Family Concerts in May that will move body and soul

2017 May 12

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra’s FREE Family Concerts in May will celebrate some of classical music’s greatest dance tunes. The hour-long Symphonic Boogie shows are designed to appeal to1famil…

Budget 2017: $303.9m for New Zealand Screen grants

2017 May 12

Budget 2017 will see $303.9 million allocated to support the continuation of the New Zealand screen industry production grants, both globally and domestically, say Economic Development Minister Simon …

More uniquely NZ stories for local audiences to extend diversity on screens

2017 May 12

Arts, architecture, psychology, kaupapa māori and rural comedy are among new stories for local screen investments from NZ On Air ahead of a radical revamp of the funding model. Nigel Latta combines1h…

Award-winning colour scheme for Antarctic icon

2017 May 11

In the whitest white of an Antarctic snow storm, finding shelter fast can be the difference between life and death. In 1957, the intense orange and yellow of Sir Edmund Hillary’s Hut at New Zealand…

New Zealand’s pavilion opens in Venice with ‘Lisa Reihana: Emissaries’

2017 May 11

New Zealand’s pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia featuring Lisa Reihana’s panoramic video in Pursuit of Venus [infected], 2015—17 was officially opened …

NZ Lions Series – rugby fever hits classrooms

2017 May 11

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the launch of the NZ Lions Series 2017 education programme for schools. “The NZ Lions Series is an iconic event, attracting over 20,000 intern…

Te Papa to Sign MOU with Circa Theatre

2017 May 10

Te Papa Chief Executive, Rick Ellis, will tomorrow sign an agreement that will see the National Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, join forces with neighbouring professional theatre, Circa1Thea…

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