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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.…

Biggest Timeline Of Te Reo Māori History Launched

2020 Oct 15

The most comprehensive timeline of significant events in the history of te reo Māori is now available online, tracing key milestones in the revitalisation of the language.…

Cash-flow relief for New Zealand community publications

2020 Sep 22

$4 million of funds from the Government’s $50 million media support package will be targeted at media organisations that have yet to receive significant relief from the fund – in particular…

Te Ara – Encyclopedia Of New Zealand Features New Zealand Sign Language

2020 Sep 21

To mark the commencement of New Zealand sign language week (21 to 27 September 2020), Te Ara, the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, features a story celebrating the genesis of one of Aotearoa’s official…

Ceremony to reflect on New Zealand’s military operations in Malaya and Malaysia

2020 Sep 14

An Act of Remembrance to mark New Zealand’s contribution to military operations in Malaya and Malaysia from the late 1940s to the mid-1960s will take place at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on…

2021 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund now open

2020 Aug 31

Applications for the 2021 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund open today and communities throughout the country are encouraged to apply for funding to support their local events, says Bernadette…

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