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New survey reveals arts organisations’ vital impact on Wellington economy

2011 Feb 24

A new survey has revealed the multimillion dollar value of the arts to Wellington. Late last year Arts Wellington – (the Wellington Regional Art & Cultural Development Trust) representing1th…

Christchurch Earthquake

2011 Feb 23

The Ministry extends our deepest sympathy to the people of Christchurch following February 22nd's devastating earthquake. The Ministry's Going Digital's call centre for enquiries about the1switcho…

Playwright awarded writer’s residency

2011 Feb 23

Playwright Michelanne Forster has been selected for The University of Auckland/Creative New Zealand residency at the Michael King Writers’ Centre from July this year. While she holds the1six-mon…

Kiwi artists wanted for Stockholm festival

2011 Feb 21

The Stockholm Fringe Fest is seeking cutting edge performance and installation artists. The Ministry has received the following invitation from the Stockholm Fringe Fest. Stockholm Fringe Fest1(S…

Julia Gillard visits the National War Memorial

2011 Feb 17

Prime Minister John Key and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard laid wreaths at the National War Memorial in Wellington on 16 February. Australia and New Zealand have strong bonds many attribu…

Te Matatini o Te Ra

2011 Feb 17

Te Matatini o Te Ra is New Zealand's national kapa haka competition and is held every second year. Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage, supports Te Matatini and shared our work with1…

Minister pays tribute to Dame Judith Binney

2011 Feb 16

Arts Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson today paid tribute to the life and career of Dame Judith Binney, who passed away last night. “Dame Judith was a leader in a number of1fie…

Spotlight on Ainsley Gardiner

2011 Feb 14

Film producer Ainsley Gardiner’s run of successful film projects continues with Ebony Society. The short film was selected for this year’s prestigious Sundance Film Festival and Berlin1Internati…

McCully announces 482 PM's Sports Scholarships for 2011

2011 Feb 10

Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully today announced the athletes, coaches, officials and support team members from 32 sports that will benefit from more than $4 million in Prime1Minister…

Release of Palmerston North arts trail guide

2011 Feb 07

As reported in the Manawatu Standard, many people probably haven't noticed the boulders in The Square or the Rose City mural on the council building. Both of these form part of Palmerston North's1…

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