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New Innovation Fund part of public media funding allocation

2018 Jul 11

Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran has revealed a new $6 million Innovation Fund to drive more public media content for under-served audiences such as Maori and Pacific Peoples, children and1regiona…

Armistice Day centenary commemorations

2018 Jul 06

Details of official plans to mark the centenary of the armistice that ended the First World War on 11 November have been announced by Acting Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni t…

Paula Rose Reappointed to the BSA

2018 Jul 03

Cantabrian Paula Rose QSO has been reappointed to the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) for a second term. Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran says “Paula1R…

New Sport NZ Chair, board members appointed

2018 Jun 27

Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson announced a number of appointments to the Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) board today. Bill Moran has been appointed Chair of the board. He replaces1outg…

Seismic funding supports all manner of heritage buildings

2018 Jun 27

Iconic Wellington landmark The Manor, a building that houses Nelson’s famed Lambretta’s café and a Christchurch substation that has its own Facebook page are to receive funding for earthquake1s…

Strengthening our national archives and libraries

2018 Jun 13

A new programme of work is underway to strengthen the contribution our national archives and libraries can make to New Zealand’s culture and democracy, Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin and1…

High praise for Aotearoa’s museums and galleries

2018 May 22

Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni has praised the museum and gallery sector for its dedication to conserving, documenting and sharing Aotearoa’s diverse arts,1cultu…

Supporting quality media and NZ’s digital economy

2018 May 17

The importance of well-resourced public media to inform our democracy has been acknowledged in Budget 2018, says Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran. “Quality Ne…

Recognising the importance of our arts, culture and heritage

2018 May 17

Budget 2018 lays the foundations for a significant programme of work that highlights the essential role the cultural sector plays in the wellbeing of our society, says Minister for Arts, Culture and…

Budget improves cyber threat response

2018 May 17

New Zealand’s ability to respond to major cyber events and provide cyber threat intelligence is boosted in Budget 2018, says Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Clare Curran. …

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