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New government funding for waka will help precious national heritage

2020 Feb 04

Tuia 250 Co-Chairs Dame Jenny Shipley and Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr warmly welcome the Prime Minister’s announcement of new funding to strengthen Māori and Pacific voyaging traditions.…

New appointment to Drug Free Sport New Zealand Board

2020 Feb 03

Professor Patria Hume has been appointed to the Drug Free Sport New Zealand Board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today.…

Accept the ‘Tuia Challenge’ this Waitangi Day

2020 Jan 28

All New Zealanders are invited to accept the ‘Tuia Challenge’ this Waitangi Day 2020, say Tuia 250 Co-Chairs Dame Jenny Shipley and Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr.…

Two new appointments to New Zealand Film Commission’s Board

2020 Jan 21

Pania Gray and David Wright have been appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) board Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage advised today.…

Beatrice Faumuinā joining Sport and Recreation New Zealand Board

2020 Jan 16

Beatrice Faumuinā is newly appointed to the Sports and Recreation New Zealand board (Sport NZ), Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage confirmed today.…

Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee Privacy Breach – Independent Review Finalised

2019 Dec 18

Manatū Taonga has received the independent review into the Tuia 250 trainee privacy breach and fully accepts all the report’s recommendations, Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture…

Tuia Privacy Breach Independent Review, Response and Proactive Release

2019 Dec 18

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

Tuia 250 Voyage completed but let’s continue the kōrero

2019 Dec 17

The completion of the Tuia 250 Voyage was marked with a whakakapinga (closing ceremony) at Tuahuru Marae in Te Māhia today, but although the vessels’ physical journey is over, it’s important we…

Tuia 250 Voyage ends but Tuia - Our Future is Unstoppable

2019 Dec 17

Tuia 250 has unleashed an unstoppable desire to keep moving forward and continue the kōrero about who we are, say the co-chairs of the Tuia 250 National Coordinating Committee, Dame Jenny Shipley…

Final stop for Tuia 250 Voyage celebrates past and future

2019 Dec 14

The Māhia Peninsula, where the land speaks to both voyaging and space-travel innovation, will provide a fitting backdrop as the Tuia 250 Voyage comes to a close this weekend, say the co-chairs of…

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