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No National Anzac Day Services and Pacific Islands Memorial Unveiling Postponed

2020 Mar 19

National Anzac Day Services at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and Atatürk Memorial will not be going ahead this year due to the mass gathering restrictions in place in response to COVID-19. The…

NZSO suspends concerts due to COVID-19 restrictions

2020 Mar 16

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has suspended all concert and associated activity until May. This follows the Government’s directive today banning public events or mass gatherings of more1tha…

New Zealand Flag half-masting directive - First anniversary of the March 15 Christchurch mosque attacks

2020 Mar 13

First anniversary of the March 15 Christchurch mosque attacks. Immediate effect and weekend of 14 – 15 March 2020. At the request of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, the …

Audio described play in te reo Māori for blind children

2020 Mar 10

Auckland children who are blind or have low vision will attend a bilingual audio described performance of Ngā Manu Rōreka, a play by Apirana Taylor in te reo Māori and presented by Taki Rua1Prod…

New Chief Executive appointed to NZ On Air

2020 Mar 09

NZ On Air has appointed Cameron Harland to lead the public media agency. He will take up the Chief Executive reins from Tuesday 17 March. Mr Harland is an experienced leader in the screen, sports …

Excellence Drives Fierce Competition In Ockham New Zealand Book Awards’ Shortlist

2020 Mar 04

Debut writers and literary luminaries vie for the country’s premier book honours in today’s finalist announcement of 16 compelling works that explore and re-imagine the natural, cultural and cre…

600 schools to get the Māori language version of the Diary of Anne Frank/Te Rātaka A Tētahi Kōhine

2020 Mar 03

Six hundred schools across New Zealand will receive a complimentary copy of Te Rātaka a Tētahi Kōhine / Diary of Anne Frank in te Reo Māori, bringing the story and its enduring message to an1ent…

World famous collection Dalí and the Surrealists is coming to Te Papa

2020 Mar 02

A unique, world famous collection of Surrealist art is coming to Te Papa this summer. Dalí and the Surrealists: Masterpieces from Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen | Dalí me ngā Ringatoi Pohewa:1…

New arts partnership programme beginning in schools

2020 Feb 28

A new arts partnership programme is beginning in schools and kura this term with 34 creative projects underway throughout New Zealand. “The Creatives in Schools programme involves a wide range of…

NZ On Air and Te Māngai Pāho combine to bring Māori language programmes to prime time

2020 Feb 27

Six compelling new factual series are set to bring more te reo Māori into prime time, after securing over $3.6m funding through a NZ On Air / Te Māngai Pāho Māori Factual Co-Fund. Made for a1v…

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