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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…

Quarter of a century of MMP among next year’s national commemorations

2020 Dec 22

Five national commemorations, including the 25th anniversary of the country’s first general election under the MMP electoral system, will be marked in New Zealand during 2021 Manatū Taonga…

Dictionary of NZ Biography releases new te reo translations

2020 Dec 08

Today, the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography releases te reo Māori translations of 15 entries originally published in English. The 15 subjects are all prominent Māori figures.…

Half-masting to commemorate first anniversary of Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption

2020 Dec 08

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 Wednesday 9 December 2020 to mark…

Annual history awards reveal diverse New Zealand’s stories

2020 Dec 03

Recipients of the 2020 editions of NZ Oral History Awards and the NZ Research Trust Fund Awards have been announced.…

Requests for Quotes (RFQ) Monumental Stonemasons, and Conservators

2020 Nov 18

Manatū Taonga, The Ministry for Culture and Heritage (MCH) is establishing a panel of suppliers consisting of individuals and small-to-large sized companies who can undertake the services detailed…

Half-masting to commemorate 10th Anniversary of Pike River Mine disaster

2020 Nov 17

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 Thursday 19 November 2020 to mark…

National Armistice Day Commemorated 11 November

2020 Nov 10

Tomorrow’s National Armistice Day Commemoration will be observed by a ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Bernadette Cavanagh Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for…

$4 million in cash-flow relief for 331 New Zealand community publications

2020 Nov 09

331 community newspapers and magazines across Aotearoa will receive grants of more than $12,000 each to help them manage the financial impact of COVID-19, Anna Butler, Pou Mataaho o Te Aka Deputy…

National Pacific Radio Trust – new board appointment

2020 Oct 19

Aucklander Maria Fuata is newly appointed to the National Pacific Radio Trust, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today.…

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