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Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand

2018 May 23

Three original First World War diaries currently held in Leeds University’s Liddle collection will be returned to New Zealand as a result of an agreement with the University, Neill Atkinson, Chief…

International Museum Day sees the launch of Raranga Matihiko

2018 May 18

International Museum Day sees the launch of Raranga Matihiko – Weaving Digital Futures Today marks the global event, International Museum Day which aims to raise awareness about the importance1o…

Oranga Marae launched to revitalise marae

2018 May 09

The Minister for Māori Development, the Hon Nanaia Mahuta, and the Minister of Internal Affairs and Presiding Member of the Lottery Grants Board, the Hon Tracey Martin, have today announced the1lau…

Lest We Forget - Commemorating Anzac Day 2018

2018 Apr 26

As people join in Anzac Day services throughout the country it is timely to reflect on the final days of a war which took its toll on those serving abroad and those at home, says Associate Arts,1Cul…

Remembrance tree planting programme launched

2018 Apr 25

Forestry Minister Shane Jones has today launched Matariki Tu Rākau, a remembrance tree planting programme in recognition of the men and women who have served in the New Zealand Defence Force1(NZDF)…

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations

2018 Apr 20

This year both the Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service for Anzac Day will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington, Brodie Stubbs Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture1a…

New Zealand and Pacific Island countries to partner with Royal Academy of Arts on ‘Oceania’ exhibition

2018 Apr 20

New Zealand and Pacific Island countries will partner with the Royal Academy of Arts on the Oceania exhibition in London from 29 September to 10 December this year. Oceania will mark 250 years since…

Monumental: New Zealand’s First World War Memorials

2018 Apr 18

On Anzac Day, New Zealand’s First World War memorials will be at the centre of commemorative events around the country. They are also the focus of the latest campaign from WW100, Monumental. “…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 02 May

2018 Apr 17

Invitation to a lunchtime Public History Talk on Wednesday 2 May convened by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the National Library of New Zealand. Jazzy Nerves, Aching Feet, and Foxtrots:…

Excio Commemorates WWI Soldiers with ANZAC Day Collections

2018 Apr 16

Excio has launched some special ANZAC Day collections on their visual app to commemorate New Zealand's WWI soldiers. The collections contain archive photographs from Museum of New Zealand Te Papa1…

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