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Tuia 250 Voyage ends but Tuia - Our Future is Unstoppable

2019 Dec 17

Tuia 250 has unleashed an unstoppable desire to keep moving forward and continue the kōrero about who we are, say the co-chairs of the Tuia 250 National Coordinating Committee, Dame Jenny Shipley1a…

Return of the New Zealand Flag to full mast - 16 December 2019

2019 Dec 16

At the request of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, at 5pm today Monday 16 December 2019 the New Zealand Flag is to be returned to full mast on all Government and public build…

Please Do Touch exhibition to open in Hamilton

2019 Dec 16

An exhibition by Raglan artist Yaniv Janson, previously displayed in Paris and New York, will feature for the first time in New Zealand at ArtsPost, the gallery of the Waikato Museum in1Hamilton. …

Government enables early access to 5G spectrum

2019 Dec 16

The Government has given the go ahead to enable further development of 5G networks by making appropriate spectrum available. The Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Minister, Kris1Faafo…

Moana Nui a Kiva Fund a new opportunity for collaborative arts projects between Aotearoa and Oceania

2019 Dec 16

A new fund opened today will support Pasifika artists based in Aotearoa to collaborate with communities in Oceania* to research, develop and present their art. The Moana Nui a Kiva Fund will1prio…

New Zealand remembers Sir Peter Snell

2019 Dec 14

New Zealand is today remembering one of our true sporting heroes, triple Olympic gold medal winner Sir Peter Snell. “He was a legend, here and around the world,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern1…

New partnership to boost screen sector job opportunities

2019 Dec 14

Auckland’s growing screen sector is the catalyst for a new partnership between the Ministry of Social Development and Auckland’s economic development agency Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic…

Final stop for Tuia 250 Voyage celebrates past and future

2019 Dec 14

The Māhia Peninsula, where the land speaks to both voyaging and space-travel innovation, will provide a fitting backdrop as the Tuia 250 Voyage comes to a close this weekend, say the co-chairs of1t…

Australia and NZ confirm bid for FIFA Women’s World Cup

2019 Dec 13

The Australian and New Zealand Governments today launch an historic joint bid to bring the FIFA Women’s World Cup to the Southern Hemisphere for the first time. Australian Minister for Youth and…

Creative NZ board appointments

2019 Dec 13

Janine Morrell-Gunn, Riria Hotere-Barnes and John Ong have been appointed to the board of Creative NZ (the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa) and Roger King has been appointed for a further1t…

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