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Spirit of NZ carries the mauri of Tuia 250 to Whakaraupō

2019 Dec 06

The youth training ship Spirit of New Zealand will carry the mauri of the Tuia – Encounters 250 flotilla into Whakaraupō / Lyttelton today and be greeted on the water by Ngāi Tahu waka and the1l…

Two new board appointments for Te Papa

2019 Dec 05

Andy Lowe, from Palmerston North and Cameron Harland, Wellington, are newly appointed to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage confirmed…

Hinemihi carvings step closer to returning home

2019 Dec 05

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is delighted with the in-principle support from the National Trust in England to return the Hinemihi carvings home to Aotearoa New Zealand in exchange for new1car…

Vital support for investigative journalism and documentaries

2019 Dec 05

Hard-hitting investigative journalism, climate change, the story behind a high-profile commune, and indigenous art are in the line-up of NZ On Air-funded factual content to inform and engage1audienc…

DFSNZ launches new online search tool to help athletes

2019 Dec 03

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) has today launched the New Zealand version of Global Drug Reference Online (Global DRO), an online search tool which will allow athletes to easily check the1statu…

BSA cautions broadcasters to avoid casual racism in sports broadcasting

2019 Dec 03

The Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) has cautioned broadcasters to avoid language in sports broadcasting that amounts to casual racism. The BSA considered a complaint about a sports1programm…

Ministry defers landowner approval application for Erebus memorial

2019 Dec 02

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage will defer its application for landowner consent from the Waitematā Local Board for the National Erebus Memorial, Project Lead Brodie Stubbs said1to…

Nancy Brunning honored at Te Waka Toi Awards

2019 Nov 30

Actor, writer, director and producer, Nancy Brunning was recognised for her contribution to Māori arts this week at the 2019 Te Waka Toi Awards held in Rotorua on Saturday night. Image of Nanc…

Tuia 250 Voyage flotilla arrival in Capital

2019 Nov 30

A glorious Wellington day greeted the Tuia 250 Voyage flotilla arrival into the Capital as the vessels made their way into berth at Queens Wharf. They mustered at Matiu / Somes Island off of Petone1…

Three weeks of literary glory at NZ Festival of the Arts

2019 Nov 29

A Booker International Prize winner, a US Poet Laureate, a human-emotion scientist and author and a spoken-word artist-cum-poet are some of the voices in the 2020 New Zealand Festival of the Arts1Wr…

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