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Matariki Williams appointed as Pou Hītori Māori Matua Senior Māori Historian

2021 Jun 29

Matariki Williams (Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Hauiti, Taranaki) has been appointed as Pou Hītori Māori Matua Senior Māori Historian in Te Pae Wānanga (the Research and Publishing team)…

Korean War commemoration: important COVID-19 update

2021 Jun 24

On Friday 25 June New Zealand will commemorate the 71st anniversary of the start of the Korean War, at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington.…

Five new members appointed to the Sport NZ Board

2021 Jun 17

Five new members have been appointed to the Sport and Recreation New Zealand (Sport NZ) Board.…

Timothy Castle, Robyn Clements and Dillon Boucher appointed to the Drug Free Sport New Zealand Board

2021 Apr 29

Timothy (Tim) Castle has been reappointed as Chair and Robyn Clements and Dillon Boucher MNZM have been appointed as members to the board of Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ).…

Dr Ruth Harley reappointed as Chair of NZ On Air

2021 Apr 21

Dr Ruth Harley has been reappointed as the Chair of NZ On Air Irirangi Te Motu (NZ On Air), for a three-year term from 1 May 2021.…

New Zealanders to commemorate Anzac Day in person

2021 Apr 19

After a disrupted 2020, New Zealanders will be able to gather in public to commemorate Anzac Day this Sunday.…

Caren Rangi, ONZM appointed as Chair of the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa

2021 Mar 25

Caren Rangi has been appointed as the new Chair of the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (Creative New Zealand’s governing body) for a three-year term.…

New Zealand Remembers 125 Years Since Brunner Mine Disaster

2021 Mar 24

The 125th anniversary of the Brunner Mine Disaster, New Zealand’s worst industrial accident, will be acknowledged this Friday announced Tamsin Evans, Deputy Chief Executive Delivery at Manatū…

National Commemoration to mark contribution of New Zealand’s Jayforce

2021 Mar 11

New Zealand will mark the 75th anniversary of the arrival of Jayforce in Japan following the end of the Second World War, through a National Commemoration on Friday 19 March, announced Tamsin Evans,…

Half-masting to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Christchurch earthquake

2021 Feb 19

At the request of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government and public buildings on Monday 22 February 2021 to mark…

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