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Fund to support iwi, hapū, whānau protect taonga on marae

2021 Feb 09

Beehive media release.   Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni, today announced the opening of Mātauranga Māori Marae Ora, a new $5.7 million contestable fund to support1M�…

Manatū Taonga contributes to New Zealand Wars grave marker

2021 Feb 04

Staff from Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage attended a special ceremony this week honouring all those who fought at the Battle of Ruapekapeka 175 years ago, including the twelve Brit…

Nationwide community events for Waitangi Day 2021

2021 Feb 01

Beehive media release. Community events from Northland to Southland and from the West Coast to the Chatham Islands will draw people together to commemorate Waitangi Day, Minister for Arts, Culture…

New Zealand Government acknowledges 175th anniversary of Battle of Ruapekapeka

2021 Jan 08

Beehive media release. The commemoration of the 175th anniversary of the Battle of Ruapekapeka represents an opportunity for all New Zealanders to reflect on the role these conflicts have had in c…

Safeguarding at-risk mātauranga Māori from the ongoing threat of COVID-19

2020 Dec 15

Minister Sepuloni media release. A Te Reo Māori version of the media release is also available. Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Carmel Sepuloni, has announced 18 initiatives to suppor…

Ground-Breaking Immersive Installation Opens In Te Papa’s Toi Art

2020 Dec 13

Te Papa media release. Te Papa’s newest site responsive commission The Web of Time­ has opened to the public and will be on display in Toi Art until late 2021. World-class artist Chiharu Sh…

World of WearableArt Up Close exhibition opens at Te Papa

2020 Dec 12

Te Papa media release. A new exhibition with the WOW factor has opened at Te Papa, offering an up close view of wearable art from around the world. Exhibition photos for download here(link is1ex…

New preservation storage facility in Levin to safeguard our nation’s heritage and taonga

2020 Dec 11

Department of Internal Affairs media release. A new specialised storage facility in Levin will help to meet the growing needs of the National Library of New Zealand, Archives New Zealand and Ngā1…

Dictionary of NZ Biography releases new te reo translations

2020 Dec 08

Today, the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography releases te reo Māori translations of 15 entries originally published in English. The 15 subjects are all prominent Māori figures. Finalising te re…

Half-masting to commemorate first anniversary of Whakaari/White Island volcanic eruption

2020 Dec 08

At the request of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government and public buildings on Wednesday 9 December 2020 to1mar…

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