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National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) Empowering Bill passed

2012 Sep 27

Legislation to ensure a fitting National War Memorial Park will be developed at the National War Memorial site in Wellington in time for Anzac Day 2015 was passed by the House tonight. The Nati…

NZSO board members reappointed

2012 Sep 18

Donald Best, Marie Brown and Georgia Farmer have been reappointed for second terms to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra board, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson1announce…

Opera merger welcomed

2012 Sep 17

The announcement of a merger between the NBR New Zealand Opera and Southern Opera is an exciting and welcome development, Arts Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson said today. By1br…

Te Papa board appointments announced

2012 Sep 17

Wellington business risk and assurance expert Aloysius Teh has been appointed to the board of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa), and Dr Michael Bassett has been re-appointed for1…

Extra funding for sound archives

2012 Sep 05

Responsibility for Radio New Zealand’s Sound Archives (Sound Archives Nga Taonga Korero) is being transferred to the New Zealand Film Archive, announced the Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister,1Ch…

National War Memorial Park (Pukeahu) Empowering Bill Passes First Reading

2012 Aug 29

Legislation to ensure that a fitting National War Memorial Park will be developed in Wellington in time for Anzac Day 2015 passed its first reading in the House last night. The National War Memori…

National War Memorial Park a fitting tribute

2012 Aug 07

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson have today announced details of a National War Memorial Park to be developed in time for Anzac Day 201…

Future of NZSO assured

2012 Jul 23

Disestablishing the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is unthinkable, and is not a possible outcome of any review of the orchestral music sector, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher1Fin…

Webb Ellis Cup travels to Samoa

2012 Jul 20

Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully today announced Rugby World Cup-winning All Blacks Coach Sir Graham Henry and All Black Victor Vito will take the Webb Ellis Cup to Samoa for Friendship Week1…

Minister congratulates Wellington East Girls choir

2012 Jul 10

Arts Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson today congratulated the Wellington East Girls‘ College choir, Cantala, for their first-equal placing in the treble choir category of the1…

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