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NZ’s bold step to standard time 150 years ago

2018 Nov 01

Tomorrow, 2 November 2018, marks 150 years since New Zealand became the first country in the world to implement a standard time across the nation. Atomic Clock Cs1770 going First Class in 1981. Ph…

Sport NZ seeks public views on sports integrity

2018 Nov 01

Sport NZ has launched nationwide public consultation on its review into sport integrity, calling on anyone involved in sport to share their thoughts on a range of integrity issues through an1onlin…

Media group renews focus on collaboration, Māori and Pacific People

2018 Nov 01

The Ministerial Advisory Group on Public Media’s terms of reference have been updated and two new appointments made, the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Hon Kris Faafoi1…

Gallipoli diaries return to New Zealand

2018 Oct 30

Descendants of soldiers who served at Gallipoli in the First World War will hold and read the diaries of their loved ones today, in some cases for the first time, following a transfer of archive1mat…

BSA releases two decisions about content viewed on YouTube

2018 Oct 30

In two recent decisions the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has been asked to consider complaints about content on YouTube. The BSA found that it had the statutory power to consider one of1th…

New funding opportunity for Pasifika and Asian NZ filmmakers announced

2018 Oct 29

Pasifika and Asian filmmakers have an exciting new opportunity to develop stories that reflect their diverse communities and voices on screen, with a new funding initiative announced today by the…

Love your Brain, Read Books this NZ Bookshop Day

2018 Oct 25

There are over 60 bookshops all over New Zealand celebrating the fifth nationwide NZ Bookshop Day on Saturday 27 October with displays and events, including treasure hunts, brain painting and much,1…

Pacific Islands Memorial design unveiled

2018 Oct 25

The design for a Pacific Islands Memorial in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park was announced today by Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Hon Carmel Sepuloni. Hon Carmel Sepuloni1an…

2018 Arts Pasifika Awards celebrate wealth of talent

2018 Oct 24

The immense talent in the Pasifika arts sector was celebrated tonight at the annual Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards held at Parliament.  “The Arts Pasifika Awards, which acknowledge1e…

Royal New Zealand Ballet appoints new Executive Director

2018 Oct 24

The Royal New Zealand Ballet today announced the appointment of Lester McGrath as Executive Director. McGrath is currently Chief Executive of Auckland Theatre Company and will join Artistic Director…

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