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Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s visit highlights 3,500 war graves in NZ

2023 Nov 24

The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior at the National War Memorial is a Commonwealth war grave - a fact that many may not be aware of. These war graves commemorate members of the Armed Forces who died1dur…

Funding goes to the telling of NZ histories from Hokianga to Fiordland

2023 Nov 17

History grants have been awarded to 10 projects which will tell a wide range of histories - from the revival of Moko Mataora (facial tattoo) in the North, to a 1795 shipwreck in Tamatea Dusky Sound …

Community collaboration for RNZ

2023 Nov 06

RNZ media release (RNZ website). RNZ (Radio New Zealand) and CAMA (Community Access Media Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand) have agreed to share content and work together to benefit audiences across1…

National wreath laying ceremony to commemorate Armistice Day

2023 Nov 06

An Act of Remembrance to mark Armistice Day 2023 will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Saturday 11 November at 11am. The wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Tomb of the Unk…

New podcast brings to life the story of compelling leader Te Rauparaha

2023 Oct 31

Nearly 175 years after his death, Te Rauparaha remains an intriguing character. He’s been immortalised in fiction, poetry, film, waiata and haka, and has his name on the side of an arena. A new …

Apply now to manage visual artist resale royalties

2023 Oct 25

"I’m excited to announce that we have opened applications to be the collection agency for Aotearoa New Zealand’s Artist Resale Royalty scheme," announced Joe Fowler, Pou Mataaho o Te Aka Tūhono…

More than just a typist: new history podcast

2023 Oct 05

StorycollectiveNZ media release. A unique limited series podcast is shedding light on a previously overlooked chapter of New Zealand history. With a focus on a seemingly obsolete device - the1t…

Pacific represents at UNESCO Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development

2023 Sep 25

Following the UNESCO World Conference on Cultural Policies and Sustainable Development – Mondiacult, which took place in Mexico City last year, UNESCO NZ has come together with UNESCO Pacific to1…

Regional culture and heritage fund provides $16.5m for South Island cultural institutions

2023 Sep 15

A government culture and heritage fund has provided a $16.5 million dollar boost to two cultural institutions in Te Waipounamu, the South Island: the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch and the Forres…

One month remaining to apply for the Whiria Te Mahara New Zealand History Grants

2023 Sep 13

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is calling for applications from historians, researchers and non-fiction writers to produce stories about their communities.  The Whiria Te Mahara…

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