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Government announces refreshed Commemorations Programme 2023-2027

2022 Jul 11

Beehive media release. The programme of historical anniversaries to be acknowledged by the New Zealand Government over the next five years includes some of our nation’s most important events,1Mi…

Largest-ever repatriation of Moriori ancestral remains

2022 Jul 05

Te Papa media release. Te Papa will welcome 111 Kōimi T’chakat Moriori (Moriori skeletal remains) and 2 Māori ancestral remains when they are repatriated to Aotearoa New Zealand this week. T…

First Matariki holiday marked across New Zealand and the world

2022 Jun 24

Beehive media release issued by Prime Minister Ardern, Ministers Allan and Davis. Oho mai ana te motu i te rangi nei ki te hararei tūmatanui motuhake tuatahi o Aotearoa, Te Rā Aro ki a Matariki,…

New Zealand pauses to remember the Korean War

2022 Jun 21

An Act of Remembrance ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington will be held on Saturday 25 June to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of New Zealand’s involvement in the Korean1W…

Te Papa hosts official launch of Matariki, opens exhibition, announces events

2022 Jun 10

Te Papa media release. E ko te hautapu, he rite ki te kai nā Matariki! Matariki hunga nui, te mātahi o te tau. Nau mai rā! Te Papa will host the official launch of Matariki as a public holiday…

Supporting our public arts and heritage venues

2022 Jun 02

Beehive media release. A fund that has previously contributed to the preservation of Sir Edmund Hillary’s Antarctic hut and improving mobility access at Waikanae’s Mahara Gallery, is now open1…

Government delivers timely support for whānau

2022 May 19

Beehive media release. Boost for Māori economic and employment initiatives. More funding for Māori health and wellbeing initiatives Further support towards growing language, culture and1…

He whakaaturanga kore utu mō Barry Barclay: Camera on the Shore, hei te Pipiri ki Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa

2022 May 05

E tonoa ana ngā iwi o Te Whanganui-a-Tara ki te whakaaturanga kore utu o Barry Barclay: Camera on the Shore ki te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa ā te 5.30 ā te ahiahi o te 23 o Pipiri. Portrait1…

Mānawatia a Matariki – te whakanui i a Matariki

2022 May 04

Beehive media release I tāpaea i te rangi nei Te Tohu o Matariki ki te iwi tūmatanui e te Minita mō te Kōtuinga o Ngāi Māori me te Karauna: Te Arawhiti, Kelvin Davis rāua ko te Minita1Tuaru…

International archival service expertise helps New Zealand preserve its audiovisual taonga

2022 Apr 20

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision media release. New Zealand’s archival agencies have signed an agreement with international archiving specialist Memnon to digitally preserve precious sound and1vid…

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