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Te Papa wants Matariki celebrated as an event of national identity

2018 Jun 13

Te Papa believes Matariki should be celebrated by all New Zealanders as an indigenous event of national identity.   Te Papa has marked Matariki for many years, and played an important role in1rev…

Strengthening our national archives and libraries

2018 Jun 13

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…

Wāhine kōkiri petihana, wāhine kōkiri kaupapa

2018 Jun 08

Join other wāhine toa for a hui about Māori women's perspectives on voting and democracy.

Raglan artist’s exhibition opens in UN building in New York

2018 Jun 08

An exhibition of paintings by Raglan artist Yaniv Janson, called Please Do Touch, features in the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 4 to 14 June, coinciding with the annual UN meeting of …

A winter feast of Mozart and Beethoven with the NZSO

2018 Jun 06

Two great works by two of the giants of classical music will be performed by the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Napier, Tauranga, Auckland and New Plymouth in June. Mozart & Beethoven will1…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 06 June

2018 Jun 01

Please join us on Wednesday 6 June 2018 at a Public History talk convened by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the National Library of New Zealand. ‘The Dictionary of New Zealand Biograp…

Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand

2018 May 23

Three original First World War diaries currently held in Leeds University’s Liddle collection will be returned to New Zealand as a result of an agreement with the University, Neill Atkinson, Chief…

High praise for Aotearoa’s museums and galleries

2018 May 22

Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Carmel Sepuloni has praised the museum and gallery sector for its dedication to conserving, documenting and sharing Aotearoa’s diverse arts,1cultu…

International Museum Day sees the launch of Raranga Matihiko

2018 May 18

International Museum Day sees the launch of Raranga Matihiko – Weaving Digital Futures Today marks the global event, International Museum Day which aims to raise awareness about the importance1o…

NZSO to play music by Radiohead guitarist in unique concert series

2018 May 17

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform music by Radiohead lead guitarist Jonny Greenwood in the second of its hit Shed Series of concerts in Wellington on 1 June. The concert series featu…

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