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Erebus Memorial will not harm pōhutukawa - but further delays prolong hurt for victims’ families

2021 Oct 20

The magnificent pōhutukawa tree near the National Erebus Memorial site is outside the construction zone and will not be harmed, says Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive,…

Funding flows to Murihiku Southland arts, culture and heritage sector

2021 Oct 20

Arts, culture and heritage organisations who took part in the Murihiku Te Urungi Innovating Aotearoa event will receive a total of $645,000 from the Cultural Sector Innovation Fund.…

Funding flows to Ōtepoti Otago arts, culture and heritage sector

2021 Oct 20

Arts, culture and heritage organisations who took part in the Ōtepoti Te Urungi Innovating Aotearoa event will receive a total of $653,000 from the Cultural Sector Innovation Fund.…

Funding flows to Ōtautahi Canterbury arts culture and heritage sector

2021 Oct 20

Arts, culture and heritage organisations who took part in the Ōtautahi Te Urungi Innovating Aotearoa event will receive a total of $1.36 million from the Cultural Sector Innovation Fund.…

Funding flows to Te Waipounamu arts culture and heritage sector

2021 Oct 20

Te Waipounamu arts, culture and heritage organisations will receive $2.68 million from the Cultural Sector Innovation Fund, with funds flowing to 33 projects after Te Urungi events in Ōtautahi,…

Site establishment begins for National Erebus Memorial

2021 Oct 19

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive, Bernadette Cavanagh, announced today that site preparation for the long-awaited National Erebus Memorial at Taurarua / Dove-Myer…

Innovation Funding flows, 2021 events confirmed

2021 Oct 12

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage has published details of the first 32 projects to be supported by the Cultural Sector Innovation Fund, which collectively will receive $6.5 million.…

Celebrating a quarter century of MMP

2021 Oct 12

Today, 12 October 2021, marks the 25th anniversary of the first general election held under the mixed member proportional (MMP) voting system in Aotearoa New Zealand, says Manatū Taonga Ministry for…

He Tahua Pūtea Mā Ngā Kaupapa Hītori E Kōkirihia Ana E Te Hapori / Funding Available For Community-led History Projects

2021 Sep 30

E whakahau ana te Manatū Taonga i te hunga e kōkiri ana i ngā kaupapa hītori a te hapori ki te tono pūtea i ngā tahua pūtea a Ngā Kōrero Tuku Iho Piki Ake! Kake Ake! me Whiria te Mahara i…

Applications open for Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund

2021 Sep 24

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is now accepting applications for the 2022 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund, and communities across the motu are encouraged to apply for funding to…

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