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Chance Phone Call Sheds New Light On Pompallier Mission

A chance phone call between Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Northland Manager Bill Edwards and retired solicitor Rick Norris has added a new layer of information about one of New Zealand’s oldest historic buildings.

New book confirms dramatic increase in number of New Zealand soldiers at Gallipoli

Two NZDF historians have published an e-book confirming that the number of NZ soldiers who served at Gallipoli in 1915 was more than 16,000.

Help Keep Sport “Kiwi” By Taking The 101 - DFSNZ Launches Clean Sport 101

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) is encouraging club level sports people to “take the 101” and learn how the sports anti-doping rules apply to them.

Challenging times for local media as global digital offerings lure audiences

2020 looks to be the year traditional media audiences are overtaken by digital media audiences, according to NZ On Air’s Where Are The Audiences? 2020 research.

Heritage Toolkit Full Of Success Stories

A toolkit developed by Heritage NZ to provide councils and community stakeholders with information and strategies encouraging the retention, preservation and reuse of heritage buildings has been launched.