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News and events from our sectors and the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.

$300,000 community fund for Suffrage 125 launched

The Minister for Women Hon Julie Anne Genter has announced a new community contestable fund of $300,000 for activities to celebrate Suffrage 125.

Smart Alex - Creative writing competition for secondary school students

Would your secondary students like to take part in an exciting writing competition and win great cash prizes?

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.