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National Remembrance Service following Christchurch terrorist attack

2019 Mar 25

A National Remembrance Service for the victims of the Christchurch mosques terrorist attack, and all those affected by it, will be held at 10am on Friday 29 March, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern anno…

Funding grants for regional cultural organisations open

2019 Mar 07

Applications to the fourth round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF) are now open, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Robertson announced today.  RCHF funding1he…

New appointments to the Film Commission

2019 Mar 05

Aucklanders Sandra Kailahi and Anthony (Ant) Timpson have been appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC), Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni announced1today…

Consultation to help shape future NZSL video interpreting

2019 Feb 28

Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister Kris Faafoi and Disability Issues Minister Carmel Sepuloni have started a public consultation on proposals to modernise telecommunications1ser…

Strengthening our national archives and libraries

2019 Feb 25

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…

Better regional assistance for earthquake-prone heritage buildings

2019 Feb 12

Owners of heritage buildings in regional areas are set to benefit from changes to Heritage EQUIP, the national earthquake upgrade incentive programme, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and1Herita…

Nationwide events to commemorate Waitangi Day 2019

2019 Feb 01

Events on marae and lake fronts, in community centres, local museums and town squares are being held throughout the country to commemorate Waitangi Day 2019, Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Cu…

Contributions to sport honoured

2019 Jan 07

Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson has congratulated all those sportspeople honoured in the New Year’s honours today. “All the recipients have made invaluable contributions to a1sec…

PM acknowledges Geoff Murphy’s contribution to film and New Zealand culture

2018 Dec 04

Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Jacinda Ardern has acknowledged the passing of leading New Zealand filmmaker Geoff Murphy, saying he was a trailblazer of the local film1in…

Telling Te Tiriti o Waitangi’s untold stories

2018 Nov 20

Aotearoa’s Treaty Settlement stories need to be told, recognised and remembered, says Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage Jacinda Ardern. Jacinda Arden at the launch of Te Tai in1Whakatān…

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