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New Zealand Flag to Return to Full Mast on 27 September

2022 Sep 22

A State Memorial Service in New Zealand for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be held on 26 September.…

National ceremony to honour Coastwatchers on 15 October

2022 Sep 21

A national commemoration in honour of all Coastwatchers who served in the Pacific during the Second World War will be held at 11am on Saturday 15 October at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Pukeahu…

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

2022 Sep 12

An Act of Remembrance to honour those who served in Aotearoa New Zealand’s post-Second World War military operations in Malaya and Malaysia will be held at 11am, Friday 16 September, Pukeahu…

New Zealand Flag to return to full mast: Proclamation Day

2022 Sep 10

A ceremony will be held at Parliament tomorrow to proclaim the new Sovereign as King Charles III of New Zealand.…

New Zealand Flag to fly at half-mast to mark the death of Her Majesty Elizabeth II, Queen of New Zealand

2022 Sep 09

22 September 2022 update  …

National Merchant Navy Day Commemoration: 3 September 2022

2022 Aug 29

The national commemoration honouring those who served in the Merchant Navy during wartime is being held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on 3 September, Brodie Stubbs, Manatū Taonga Ministry…

Appointments to the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa

2022 Aug 22

Bonita Bigham (Ngaruahine, Te Atiawa) and Whetū Fala (Ngā Rauru, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Maru ki Taranaki, Sāmoa, Rotuma) have been appointed to the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa…

Vietnam Veterans’ Day national commemoration

2022 Aug 16

"An Act of Remembrance ceremony will take place at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior at Pukeahu," says Glenis Philip-Barbara, Pou Mataaho o Te Hua Deputy Chief Executive Delivery, Manatū Taonga…

Applications Invited for Oral History and History Grants for Community-led Projects

2022 Jul 21

Kua tuwhera ngā tono mō ngā pūtea a Ngā Kōrero Tuku iho me Whiria Te Mahara mā ngā kaupapa ā-hapori / Applications Invited for Oral History and History Grants for Community-led Projects…

New Zealand pauses to remember the Korean War

2022 Jun 21

An Act of Remembrance ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington will be held on Saturday 25 June to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of New Zealand’s involvement in the Korean…

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