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Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award

2017 Apr 06

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Pukeahu National War Memorial Park’s overall win at this year’s New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture annual awards is a fitting1acc…

Battle of Passchendaele competition opens

2017 Apr 05

Veterans’ Affairs Minister David Bennett has today launched the 2017 Battle of Passchendaele multi-media competition. On 12 October 1917 at the World War One Battle of Passchendaele, 845 New Zealand…

World premiere of First World War-inspired work by Kiwi composer

2017 Apr 04

Following Anzac Day commemorations later this month, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will premiere a ground-breaking work by acclaimed New Zealand composer Gareth Farr, inspired by his family’s1s…

More funding for regional cultural amenities

2017 Apr 04

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says applications for the third round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF) are now open. “The Fund was established to ensure people in1re…

The Great War Exhibition opens the next in a series of temporary exhibitions

2017 Apr 03

The Great War Exhibition continues to build on its world class story by opening the next in its series of temporary exhibitions, “Wounded” on Anzac Day 2017. Facade of The Great War Exhibition. C…

Gary of the Pacific to Screen at Hawaii International Film Festival's Spring Showcase

2017 Apr 03

Gary of the Pacific will have its international premiere this week in the Hawaii International Film Festival’s Spring Showcase. It is the only New Zealand film included in the 36-film programme1whi…

Wellington’s Ghost in the Shell Transformation

2017 Mar 30

Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures Ghost in the Shell has premiered in New York, showcasing another side of New Zealand’s world renowned screen industry: urban Wellington.  Wellington1doubl…

Runs on the board for gender equality in cricket

2017 Mar 30

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman will tonight acknowledge steps being taken to improve gender equality in cricket at the ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards. “It is a credit to New Zealand1…

Coffee and art, the perfect partners

2017 Mar 29

Coffee and art go hand-in-hand at Circa Café in the Christchurch suburb of St Albans, where regular exhibitions feature work by artists from The White Room creative space. The exhibitions are the1res…

Wellington businesswoman long term supporter of Sarjeant Gallery

2017 Mar 29

Wellington businesswoman Anne Pattillo is often asked what motivates her generous support of an ambitious multi-million dollar project to re-develop an historic art gallery in Whanganui where she has1…

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