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Design for Pacific Islands Memorial revealed

At a ceremony in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this morning Hon Carmel Sepuloni and His Excellency Fisa Pihigia, High Commissioner for Niue unveiled a marquette model of the Pacific Islands Memorial which will be installed in late April 2019.

Evaluation of the New Zealand Screen Production Grant

An evaluation of the New Zealand Screen Production Grant (NZSPG) has provided a useful insight into its cultural and economic value to New Zealand.

New Zealand and Pacific Island countries to partner with Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition

NZ & Pacific Island countries will partner with the Royal Academy of Arts on the Oceania exhibition in London from 29 September to 10 December 2018.

Strengthening our national archives and libraries

A new programme of work is underway to strengthen the contribution our national archives and libraries can make to New Zealand’s culture and democracy.

Te Papa wants Matariki celebrated as an event of national identity

Te Papa believes Matariki should be celebrated by all New Zealanders as an indigenous event of national identity.