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New home for New Zealand taonga

2019 Aug 14

Plans for a new Archives facility to improve the protection of and access to some of New Zealand’s most significant and valuable documents were announced by Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin…

Huge interest in Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee berths

2019 Jul 11

New Zealanders have jumped at the chance to apply for a free trainee berth aboard vessels that form the flotilla in the Tuia 250 Voyage, oversubscribing available spaces by more than three times,1sa…

Call to check names for the National Erebus Memorial

2019 Jun 17

Media Release 17 June 2019 Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is asking family members of the 257 people who lost their lives to check the names that will be inscribed on the new …

Māori contribution to First World War revealed in new book

2019 Jun 05

The important and poignant story of the Māori contribution to the First World War is told for the first time in the book Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori in the First World War, Neill Atkinson1Chie…

Hui Aroha for Maori Pioneer Battalion recalled 100 years on

2019 May 29

An Honour Guard of 100 men will march through Gisborne on 8 June to mark the century since the Hui Aroha was held there to welcome home Maori Pioneer Battalion soldiers from the First World War, Nei…

Research reflects significant challenges of making a living as a creative professional in Aotearoa

2019 May 20

New Zealanders employed in creative professions juggle jobs, and rely on safety nets to ensure they can put food on the table. But even that doesn’t break their passion for their1artform. Imag…

Tuia 250 Voyage Flotilla to visit Mercury Bay

2019 May 20

A flotilla of historic vessels will visit Mercury Bay in October as part of the Tuia Encounters 250 national commemoration. This year, New Zealand marks 250 years since the first meetings between1…

Tuia 250 Voyage Flotilla announced

2019 May 14

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive Bernadette Cavanagh announced today the core vessels that will take part in the Tuia - Encounters 250 national1commemoration. Im…

Five stories of voyage navigate our past

2019 May 14

Five thought-provoking new projects exploring stories of voyage are among the latest Factual projects to win NZ On Air funding. NZ On Air received 11 applications in its May funding round in respo…

National Erebus Memorial design selected

2019 Apr 05

A design that includes a walkway projecting outward to the horizon has been selected for the new National Erebus Memorial after recommendation by a Design Selection Panel, announced Prime Minister1J…

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