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Speech for the Museums Aotearoa 2019 Conference

2019 May 23

Tēnā koutou katoa, fa’atalofa atu, malo e lelei, greetings to you all.  I am delighted to have the opportunity to speak to you at the Museums Aotearoa Conference for the second year in a1row.…

Otago Museum wins Arts Access Museums Award 2019

2019 May 23

Otago Museum was presented the Arts Access Museums Award 2019 for its collaboration with the local autistic community at the ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards 2019 at Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellingt…

Closed captions are now available on HEIHEI

2019 May 23

Closed captions are now available on HEIHEI, bringing the platform in line with TVNZ’s on air and OnDemand offering. HEIHEI was developed by TVNZ and NZ On Air as a safe space for kids to watch1…

New chair for New Zealand Symphony Orchestra board

2019 May 22

Musician and internationally experienced board director Laurence Kubiak has been appointed as the new chair of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Board, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and1Heri…

75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings

2019 May 21

Thursday 6 June 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of the Normandy Landings. National commemoration On 6 June 2019, a national commemoration will be held inside the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu Nation…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 05 June

2019 May 21

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the National Library invite you to join us on Wednesday 5 June to hear Sean Mallon discuss his latest book Tatau: Stories behind the book –1T…

Te Papa acquires extremely rare historical painting from Captain Cook’s 1772-75 Pacific voyage

2019 May 21

Te Papa announced today it has purchased William Hodges’ Waterfall in Dusky Bay with Maori canoe for New Zealand’s national art collection. The painting has been held in a private collection…

Research reflects significant challenges of making a living as a creative professional in Aotearoa

2019 May 20

New Zealanders employed in creative professions juggle jobs, and rely on safety nets to ensure they can put food on the table. But even that doesn’t break their passion for their artform. Image1…

Creative New Zealand and National Arts Council Singapore sign new agreement

2019 May 20

A new agreement between the arts councils of New Zealand and Singapore, signed last week, will see wider interaction between the arts sectors of the two countries, and build long-term networks and1r…

Tuia 250 Voyage Flotilla to visit Mercury Bay

2019 May 20

A flotilla of historic vessels will visit Mercury Bay in October as part of the Tuia Encounters 250 national commemoration. This year, New Zealand marks 250 years since the first meetings between1…

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