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Acclaimed soprano to perform spellbinding song cycle with NZSO

2020 Sep 24

Acclaimed soprano to perform spellbinding song cycle with NZSO…

Cash-flow relief for New Zealand community publications

2020 Sep 22

$4 million of funds from the Government’s $50 million media support package will be targeted at media organisations that have yet to receive significant relief from the fund – in particular…

Te Ara – Encyclopedia Of New Zealand Features New Zealand Sign Language

2020 Sep 21

To mark the commencement of New Zealand sign language week (21 to 27 September 2020), Te Ara, the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, features a story celebrating the genesis of one of Aotearoa’s official…

Ceremony to reflect on New Zealand’s military operations in Malaya and Malaysia

2020 Sep 14

An Act of Remembrance to mark New Zealand’s contribution to military operations in Malaya and Malaysia from the late 1940s to the mid-1960s will take place at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on…

2021 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund now open

2020 Aug 31

Applications for the 2021 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund open today and communities throughout the country are encouraged to apply for funding to support their local events, says Bernadette…

Merchant Navy Day Commemoration Honours Civilians’ Commitment

2020 Aug 31

The national commemoration honouring those who served in the Merchant Navy during wartime is being held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on 3 September, Tamsin Evans, Pou Mataaho o Te Hua Deputy…

The Museum Hardship Fund now welcoming applications across Aotearoa

2020 Aug 28

The Museum Hardship Fund administered by Te Papa is accepting applications from today, welcoming cultural organisations across Aotearoa to apply for up to $25,000 per grant.…

New chair for Drug Free Sport New Zealand

2020 Aug 27

Timothy Castle has been appointed as the new chair of Drug Free Sport New Zealand, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today.…

Two new board appointments for Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

2020 Aug 26

Materoa Dodd of Wellington and Keita Kohere of Gisborne have been appointed to the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today.…

New Zealand to mark Vietnam Veterans’ Day

2020 Aug 17

On Tuesday 18 August, New Zealand will mark Vietnam Veterans’ Day.…

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