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New board appointments for NZSO

2020 Jun 10

Appointments to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, NZSO, of Geoff Dangerfield, who steps into the role of deputy-chair, Ainsley Walter, Edwin Read and Carmel Walsh, have been confirmed today by…

New Zealand Arts Council has two new board members

2020 Feb 25

Two new appointees, Robyn Hunt and Kura Moeahu, have joined Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (the board of Creative New Zealand), Manatū Taonga Ministry of Culture and Heritage advised…

Tuia Privacy Breach Independent Review, Response and Proactive Release

2019 Dec 18

Final Report: Independent Review of the Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee Privacy Breach …

Creative NZ board appointments

2019 Dec 13

Janine Morrell-Gunn, Riria Hotere-Barnes and John Ong have been appointed to the board of Creative NZ (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) and Roger King has been appointed for a further…

Annual Report 2018/19 released

2019 Oct 24

The Ministry for Culture and Heritage Manatū Taonga 2018/19 Te Pūrongo ā-Tau, Annual Report has been presented to Parliament. …

Te Matatini brings Aotearoa’s dynamic Māori culture to Wellington

2019 Feb 21

Aotearoa’s vibrant and dynamic Māori culture will be front and centre stage at the biennial Te Matatini festival taking place in Wellington for the first time in 20 years, Bernadette Cavanagh…

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund 2019 applications open until 1 October

2018 Aug 20

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage accepting funding applications for events in 2019 to commemorate the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi until 1 October at 5pm.…

Lindauer portraits on show in San Francisco

2017 Sep 08

The critically acclaimed exhibition of Lindauer portraits The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand will open at the de Young Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, tomorrow, 9 September…

Manatū Taonga standing alongside Te Matatini

2017 Feb 23

Kapa haka is a powerful and positive expression of who we are as New Zealanders and we proudly support the biennial Te Matatini Festival being held this year in Hastings, Manatū Taonga Ministry for…

Ground-breaking Māori history book – has Ministry for Culture and Heritage support

2014 Dec 09

Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History, lauded as having a deep understanding of Māori history, was last year awarded funding through the annual New Zealand History Research Trust Fund Publisher…

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