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Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 03 April

2019 Mar 21

We invite you to join us on Wednesday 3 April to hear Caren Wilton discuss her book My Body, My Business: New Zealand sex workers in an era of change (Otago University Press, 2018) Caren Wilton’…

Annual history awards reveal New Zealand’s stories

2019 Mar 11

Deeper insights into the life and times of Helen Kelly and Te Rauparaha are among the New Zealand stories to be revealed through this year’s annual New Zealand History Awards, Manatū Taonga1Minis…

Funding grants for regional cultural organisations open

2019 Mar 07

Applications to the fourth round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF) are now open, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Grant Robertson announced today.  RCHF funding1he…

2019 Smart Alex creative writing competition for secondary school students

2019 Mar 07

For a second year, the Friends of the Turnbull Library are running the Smart Alex creative writing competition. The aim of the competition is to celebrate the Centenary of Alexander Turnbull and1hi…

Strengthening our national archives and libraries

2019 Feb 25

A new programme of work is underway to strengthen the contribution our national archives and libraries can make to New Zealand’s culture and democracy, Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin and1…

Let’s talk. Tuia 250 – a conversation about our nation

2019 Feb 21

This year a commemoration marking 250 years since the first onshore encounters between Māori and Europeans will prompt New Zealanders to have conversations about our history, led by co-chairs of1th…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 06 March

2019 Feb 19

Welcome to our first public history talk of 2019.  Co-hosted by Manatū Taonga – Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the National Library of New Zealand, these talks are held on the first Wedne…

Opening announced for Te Papa’s ground-breaking nature zone

2019 Feb 18

The biggest change to Te Papa since the museum opened will be unveiled to the public on 11 May 2019. Te Taiao Nature, Te Papa’s brand new $12 million nature zone, is a bold and immersive journey…

Six designs submitted for National Erebus Memorial

2019 Feb 15

Concept designs for a new National Erebus Memorial have now been submitted to Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, says Ministry for Culture and Heritage chief executive Bernadette1Ca…

Better regional assistance for earthquake-prone heritage buildings

2019 Feb 12

Owners of heritage buildings in regional areas are set to benefit from changes to Heritage EQUIP, the national earthquake upgrade incentive programme, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and1Herita…

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