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Honouring the legacy of legendary kaumātua Muriwai Ihakara

2022 Jan 11

Beehive media release. Associate Minister for Arts, Culture, and Heritage Kiri Allan expressed her great sadness and deepest condolences at the passing of esteemed kaumātua, Muriwai1Ihakara. …

NZFC Celebrates Jane Campion's Golden Globe Success

2022 Jan 10

NZ Film Commission media release. Acclaimed New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion has taken out the two top prizes at the Golden Globe Awards, taking home best director and best drama for her movie1T…

Top honours for women in sport

2021 Dec 31

Beehive media release. Minister of Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson has congratulated Olympian Lisa Carrington and Paralympian Sophie Pascoe on being made Dames Companion of the New Zealand1Or…

Five new appointments for Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Board and Māori Heritage Council

2021 Dec 23

Five new members have been appointed to the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga (HNZPT) Board and Māori Heritage Council. Katharine Watson of Christchurch is an archaeologist at Watson1Archaeolog…

Government investment delivers more jobs in arts and culture sector

2021 Dec 21

Beehive media release Targeted government investment has created an estimated 1,576 jobs to March 2021 in the arts and culture sector and wider economy. Part of the Screen Production Recovery…

Looking back on 2021

2021 Dec 20

Looking back on 2021  This year we continued, especially through COVID, to support culture and cultural experiences that provide connection and cohesion in our communities, alongside many …

New Chair appointed to the National Pacific Radio Trust

2021 Dec 20

Saimoni Lealea is warmly welcomed as the newly appointed Chair to the National Pacific Radio Trust (NPRT) Board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. His term commences1…

Work progresses on National Erebus Memorial site establishment

2021 Dec 14

Works advanced this morning to establish the construction site for the National Erebus Memorial, Te Paerangi Ataata, in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, said Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and1Herita…

New Zealand Projects Sundance Bound

2021 Dec 11

NZFC media release. Two New Zealand projects, short film Breathe and augmented reality installation ATUA, will be viewed for the first time at next year’s Sundance Film Festival. Funded1throug…

New Board appointments for the NPRT

2021 Dec 10

Richard Broadbridge, Teremoana Rapley, Holona Lui, and Jerome Mika have been warmly welcomed as newly appointed Trustees to the National Pacific Radio Trust (NPRT) Board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for…

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