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National Erebus Memorial designers shortlisted

2018 Dec 18

Six designers for the National Erebus Memorial have been selected to proceed to the next stage in which their design will be developed, announced Chair of the National Erebus Memorial Design Panel…

U.S. Memorial for Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Unveiled

2018 Dec 10

The U.S. Memorial unveiled today at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park cements the long-standing relationship between the United States and New Zealand, Tamsin Evans, Deputy Chief Executive Delivery,…

Tohu Whenua launched on West Coast

2018 Dec 07

Tohu Whenua, the national programme showcasing this country’s significant heritage places, is being launched on the West Coast today.…

Appointment of new Chief Executive at Manatū Taonga

2018 Dec 04

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Ms Bernadette Cavanagh as Chief Executive, Ministry for Culture and Heritage.…

First vote for women celebrated

2018 Nov 27

A number of well-known women activists, historians, writers and supporters of women’s rights will gather for a special Voting Day breakfast today to mark the first time women voted in a New Zealand…

Auckland site approved for National Erebus Memorial

2018 Nov 21

The Waitematā Local Board has given support to the construction of the National Erebus Memorial at Auckland’s Dove-Myer Robinson Park / Taurarua Pā, commonly known as the Parnell Rose Gardens.…

Auckland site proposed for National Erebus Memorial

2018 Nov 16

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage will be putting forward a proposal to the Waitemata Local Board for the National Erebus Memorial to be constructed at Dove-Myer Robinson Park /…

Te Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories

2018 Nov 09

Te Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories (Te Tai), launched today by the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, will help us connect with our past and share the multi-faceted…

Name change better reflects programme meaning

2018 Nov 06

Tohu Whenua is the new name for a successful programme identifying and celebrating the significant historic and cultural places of Aotearoa.…

Call for National Erebus Memorial designs

2018 Nov 06

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage welcomes expressions of interest from architects, artists, landscape architects and designers, for the National Erebus Memorial planned to mark…

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