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Farewell to Anzac Wallace

2019 Apr 08

The NZFC and the New Zealand screen industry sadly bid farewell to actor Anzac Wallace. Image of Anzac Wallace as Te Wheke in Geoff Murphy’s Utu, image courtesy of the NZ Film1Commission. …

National Erebus Memorial design selected

2019 Apr 05

A design that includes a walkway projecting outward to the horizon has been selected for the new National Erebus Memorial after recommendation by a Design Selection Panel, announced Prime Minister1J…

New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion – commemorating 100 years since the return home on 6 April 1919

2019 Apr 04

The New Zealand Māori (Pioneer) Battalion was the only battalion of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force to return to New Zealand as a complete unit and on 6 April 1919, thousands turned out to give…

Young Women’s Activation and Innovation funds launched

2019 Apr 04

Two new funds designed to get more young women physically active through recreation and sport launch today. Sport New Zealand is investing $1 million across the Young Women’s Activation Fund and…

RSA launches Poppy Appeal 2019 with a focus on whanau

2019 Apr 03

This year’s RSA Poppy Appeal has been launched with a focus on the support needed for families of service men and women. The 2019 Poppy Appeal features a call for Kiwis to be understanding and s…

Tuku Iho returns to China

2019 Apr 03

Tuku Iho returns to China as part of China | New Zealand Year of Tourism, 2019. Tuku Iho | Living Legacy will return to China this year – the place where it all began – with a special exhibi…

NZ On Air and RNZ Joint Innovation fund

2019 Apr 03

NZ On Air and RNZ Joint Innovation fund delivers on diversity Twenty-five multimedia projects to spark curiosity and kōrero have been funded for diverse New Zealand audiences through the NZ On1Ai…

Recipients of 125 Years of Women’s Suffrage arts fund

2019 Apr 03

Creative New Zealand has announced 10 recipients to receive funding totalling over $150,000 through a new Suffrage 125 Fund. These innovative arts projects will recognise women from diverse cultural…

Ambitious local war film to premiere in Dunedin

2019 Apr 03

A German U-Boat prowling the Otago coast during WW2 plays a central role in the latest production to emerge through local filmmaker development initiative, Short Film Otago. 'Milk' is based on the1…

Māori First World War book promises to wow readers

2019 Apr 03

The much-awaited book Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori in the First World War will be released through bookshops nationwide in June following its launch at Auckland War Memorial Museum1on Wednes…

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