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Accept the ‘Tuia Challenge’ this Waitangi Day

2020 Jan 28

All New Zealanders are invited to accept the ‘Tuia Challenge’ this Waitangi Day 2020, say Tuia 250 Co-Chairs Dame Jenny Shipley and Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr. While the Tuia 250 Voyage is complete,…

Expanded curatorial team appointed at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

2020 Jan 27

Govett-Brewster Art Gallery has expanded its curatorial team, appointing several new roles, including an Indigenous Curator of Contemporary Art. Image: (L-R) Megan Tamati-Quennell, Associate1In…

New Zealand Flag half-masting directive - 13 January 2020

2020 Jan 13

As a mark of mourning and respect and in accordance with protocol, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government and public buildings for the remainder of the day on  Monday, 1…

Plans for Mangungu Tiriti Commemorations underway

2020 Jan 13

Commemorations marking the largest signing of the Treaty of Waitangi are taking shape - and everybody is invited. Wednesday February 12 will mark the 180th anniversary of Governor William Hobson m…

Tuia 250 ending is just the beginning

2019 Dec 17

The telling of our history that has been encouraged by Tuia – Encounters 250 must continue and the Government will play its part, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. She was speaking at Tuahuru1…

Tuia 250 Voyage completed but let’s continue the kōrero

2019 Dec 17

The completion of the Tuia 250 Voyage was marked with a whakakapinga (closing ceremony) at Tuahuru Marae in Te Māhia today, but although the vessels’ physical journey is over, it’s important we…

Tuia 250 Voyage ends but Tuia - Our Future is Unstoppable

2019 Dec 17

Tuia 250 has unleashed an unstoppable desire to keep moving forward and continue the kōrero about who we are, say the co-chairs of the Tuia 250 National Coordinating Committee, Dame Jenny Shipley1a…

Return of the New Zealand Flag to full mast - 16 December 2019

2019 Dec 16

At the request of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, at 5pm today Monday 16 December 2019 the New Zealand Flag is to be returned to full mast on all Government and public build…

Final stop for Tuia 250 Voyage celebrates past and future

2019 Dec 14

The Māhia Peninsula, where the land speaks to both voyaging and space-travel innovation, will provide a fitting backdrop as the Tuia 250 Voyage comes to a close this weekend, say the co-chairs of1t…

Courtney Johnston new Chief Executive of Te Papa

2019 Dec 13

Courtney Johnston has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Te Papa.  Ms Johnston will take up the role in December 2019. Since its founding, Te Papa has had a dual leadership model, and …

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