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Trip of a lifetime for two Auckland students

2018 Oct 24

As part of a new partnership with Sir Edmund Hillary Collegiate, Antarctic Heritage Trust is taking two Year 13 students kayaking in Antarctica with a kiwi Olympian. Mele Fetu’u and Lana Kidd…

Design for Pacific Islands Memorial revealed

2018 Oct 24

At a ceremony in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this morning Hon Carmel Sepuloni and His Excellency Fisa Pihigia, High Commissioner for Niue unveiled a marquette model of the Pacific Islands1Mem…

NZSO to perform Mahler’s magnificent Seventh Symphony

2018 Oct 24

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra returns to classical giant Gustav Mahler in November when it will perform his inventive and exciting Symphony No. 7 in Wellington and Auckland. Edo de1Waart say…

Prominent museum director Thérèse Angelo remembered

2018 Oct 17

Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Jacinda Ardern today expressed sorrow at the death of highly-regarded museum director Thérèse Angelo. Thérèse Angelo made a massive1c…

2018 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement: winners announced

2018 Oct 16

Feminist and working-class stories, poetry as song, and a deeper understanding of New Zealand art – these are just some of the frontiers explored by this year’s winners of the Prime Minister’s…

Heritage buildings get strengthening boost

2018 Oct 16

Heritage buildings in Wellington, Nelson’s State Cinema and the former post office in Onehunga, Auckland are receiving funding to help with earthquake strengthening, the Ministry for Culture and1H…

Sport Minister disturbed by report findings

2018 Oct 16

The findings of a report into Cycling New Zealand’s (CNZ) high performance programme are deeply disappointing, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson said on Monday. He was commenting…

It’s Amadeus and The Shining on Wellington’s waterfront with the NZSO

2018 Oct 15

Timeless music used to great effect in the hit films Amadeus and The Shining will feature in the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra’s next Shed Series concert in Wellington on 19 October. Projection…

Government launches Strategy for Women and Girls in Sport and Active Recreation

2018 Oct 12

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Sport and Recreation Minister Grant Robertson have launched a new strategy that champions equality for New Zealand women and girls in sport and active1recreation. …

Star pianist and conductor Lars Vogt to debut with the NZSO

2018 Oct 11

The NZSO presents top classical repertoire with world-renowned pianist and conductor Lars Vogt who is performing in New Zealand for the first time. The programme is as follows: Beethoven –1Overt…

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