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Tuia 250 website privacy breach reviewer appointed

2019 Aug 30

Doug Craig has been appointed to conduct the independent review into the privacy breach on the Tuia – Encounters 250 website, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Tumu Whakarae Chief…

Terms of Reference for an independent review of the Tuia 250 voyage trainee privacy breach

2019 Aug 30

Terms of reference for an independent review of the Tuia 250 voyage trainee privacy breach…

Privacy breach identified with the Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee website

2019 Aug 25

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is investigating a serious digital privacy breach involving the Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee programme.…

As voyage begins from Tahiti we honour Sir Hek Busby

2019 Aug 20

The moment of departure of a double-hulled canoe from Tahiti to Aotearoa New Zealand will be a very special moment, say Tuia 250 National Coordinating Committee Co-Chairs Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr and…

Huge interest in Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee berths

2019 Jul 11

New Zealanders have jumped at the chance to apply for a free trainee berth aboard vessels that form the flotilla in the Tuia 250 Voyage, oversubscribing available spaces by more than three times,…

Call to check names for the National Erebus Memorial

2019 Jun 17

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Māori contribution to First World War revealed in new book

2019 Jun 05

The important and poignant story of the Māori contribution to the First World War is told for the first time in the book Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori in the First World War, Neill Atkinson Chief…

Hui Aroha for Maori Pioneer Battalion recalled 100 years on

2019 May 29

An Honour Guard of 100 men will march through Gisborne on 8 June to mark the century since the Hui Aroha was held there to welcome home Maori Pioneer Battalion soldiers from the First World War,…

Tuia 250 Voyage Flotilla announced

2019 May 14

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive Bernadette Cavanagh announced today the core vessels that will take part in the Tuia - Encounters 250 national commemoration.…

Six designs submitted for National Erebus Memorial

2019 Feb 15

Concept designs for a new National Erebus Memorial have now been submitted to Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, says Ministry for Culture and Heritage chief executive Bernadette…

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