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Manatū Taonga announces 2022 commemorations programme

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive Bernadette Cavanagh announced the 2022 commemorations programme and encouraged people to get in touch with the Ministry if they are planning activities centred on one of these events.

Tohu Whenua: Discover The Places That Tell Our Stories

Discover the places that tell our stories. That’s what Tohu Whenua is encouraging New Zealanders to do.

Matariki holiday dates for next thirty years announced

The Government has released the recommended dates for the Matariki public holiday for the next thirty years.

Sport NZ Announces Increase In Female Board Representation On Third Anniversary Of Women And Girls Strategy

Female voices in governance have been amplified across the sport and recreation sector.

History funding to put Māori and Pacific stories in the spotlight

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage today announced funding grants for 24 community-based history projects, with the highest ever number of kaupapa Māori and Pacific stories funded.