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Shackleton’s 111-year-old beer barrel returns to Antarctica

2019 Jan 12

New Zealand’s Antarctic Heritage Trust has returned a carefully reconstructed beer barrel to the Antarctic hut that was home to Sir Ernest Shackleton’s historic ‘Nimrod’ expedition in 1908. …

National Erebus Memorial designers shortlisted

2018 Dec 18

Six designers for the National Erebus Memorial have been selected to proceed to the next stage in which their design will be developed, announced Chair of the National Erebus Memorial Design Panel1P…

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Wellington office relocating

2018 Dec 11

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision’s Wellington office will be moving in Autumn 2019 from its current location in Taranaki Street to the National Library building on Molesworth Street. The national …

U.S. Memorial for Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Unveiled

2018 Dec 10

The U.S. Memorial unveiled today at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park cements the long-standing relationship between the United States and New Zealand, Tamsin Evans, Deputy Chief Executive1Delivery…

Tohu Whenua launched on West Coast

2018 Dec 07

Tohu Whenua, the national programme showcasing this country’s significant heritage places, is being launched on the West Coast today. Brunner Mine, Denniston Mine and Historic Reefton are the1fi…

First vote for women celebrated

2018 Nov 27

A number of well-known women activists, historians, writers and supporters of women’s rights will gather for a special Voting Day breakfast today to mark the first time women voted in a New1Zealan…

UNESCO honours for eight heritage collections

2018 Nov 27

The UNESCO Memory of the World New Zealand Trust has announced eight new inscriptions to its documentary heritage register. Jack Lovelock statue, Timaru Boys' High School. His papers are now1par…

Auckland site approved for National Erebus Memorial

2018 Nov 21

The Waitematā Local Board has given support to the construction of the National Erebus Memorial at Auckland’s Dove-Myer Robinson Park / Taurarua Pā, commonly known as the Parnell Rose1Gardens. …

Auckland site proposed for National Erebus Memorial

2018 Nov 16

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage will be putting forward a proposal to the Waitemata Local Board for the National Erebus Memorial to be constructed at Dove-Myer Robinson Park /1Taura…

Old St Paul's embarks on ground breaking project

2018 Nov 15

Fundraising for a multi-million-dollar project to strengthen historic Old St Paul’s in central Wellington is underway ahead of its temporary closure next year to allow work to be carried1out. …

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