Skip to main content

Ministers' Releases

New Zealand's darkest day remembered in 2017

2017 Mar 01

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s darkest day during World War 1 will be remembered as part of WW100’s 2017 programme.  “This year attention turns from Gallipo…

$2m tourism and cultural boost for Tairawhiti

2017 Feb 28

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry today announced funding will be made available for tourism infrastructure and cultural events as part1o…

Further funding for regional culture and heritage

2017 Jan 31

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says applications for the second round of funding to support regional cultural amenities is now open. “Since opening last year this multi-million1dol…

First Encounters 250 commemoration launched

2017 Jan 29

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced a national commemoration to mark the 250th anniversary of the first encounters between Māori and Europeans. In October 2019, First E…

Heritage EQUIP fund open for applications

2016 Dec 15

A new $12 million support fund for earthquake strengthening work on heritage buildings is now open for applications, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. Launched in Septemb…

Funding for Hamilton’s Meteor Theatre

2016 Dec 03

Redevelopment of Hamilton’s Meteor Theatre will receive $368,000 in Government funding, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. “The Meteor is an important part of1Hamilton…

Landmarks pilot tells New Zealand’s stories

2016 Dec 01

A showcase for New Zealand’s significant places has been launched in Northland today, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says. “Landmarks Whenua Tohunga will pick out our must-see1pl…

Funding for Sir Ed’s Antarctic hut

2016 Nov 26

The Government will commit $180,000 towards urgent conservation work on Sir Ed Hillary’s historic hut at Scott Base in Antarctica, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. …

$10.4 million funding for Sarjeant Gallery and Whanganui Museum

2016 Nov 24

Whanganui’s Sarjeant Gallery and Museum will receive $10.4 million in funding for redevelopment work, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. “Both these important inst…

Minister to visit Antarctic heritage sites

2016 Nov 16

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry will travel to Antarctica tomorrow to visit Scott Base and the historic explorer’s huts in the Ross Dependency. Ms Barry travels as a guest of the1An…

Articles 60 ‐ 70 of 180

Pages