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$15m investment in children’s media aims to strengthen identity

2018 Oct 10

$15m is being invested in new local children’s content to create a huge range of fun, engaging, content that reinforces identity. NZ On Air has made several significant funding decisions to1p…

Podcast reveals drama of writing lives – NZSA Oral History Podcast launch

2018 Oct 10

They sound like stories from the pages of an espionage thriller: Governments threatening freedom of speech, meetings in exotic European cities with exiled authors, battles with institutions who1dete…

Awards recognise literary legends

2018 Oct 09

Trailblazing Māori dramatist and fiction writer Renée, revered critic, curator and poet Wystan Curnow and admired poet, publisher and librettist Michael Harlow are the winners of the 2018 Prime Mi…

Time to reflect on 1918 influenza pandemic

2018 Oct 08

One hundred years ago the influenza pandemic killed an estimated 9000 New Zealanders during this country’s largest public health crisis, says Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage chief…

Office of the Ombudsman releases results of OIA investigations

2018 Sep 27

The Chief Ombudsman says agencies have responded positively to his self-initiated investigation of their official information practices. In April, the Chief Ombudsman announced investigations into…

Broadcasting Standards Authority appointments announced

2018 Sep 27

Wellingtonian Judge Bill Hastings has been appointed as member and chair of the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA), the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media Hon Kris Faafoi…

New Zealand Flag flown at half-mast to mark funeral of the Vietnamese President, Tran Dai Quang

2018 Sep 27

The New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government and public buildings on Thursday, 27 September 2018 to mark the funeral of His Excellency Mr Tran Dai Quang, President of the Socia…

Sensational cellist returns to play with the NZSO and in solo recitals

2018 Sep 26

One of the most exciting cellists in the world will tour with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in October and also perform special solo recitals. German-Canadian Johannes Moser, praised by1Gramo…

New Zealand Music Commission features Suffrage 125 series

2018 Sep 24

To celebrate Suffrage 125 - Whakatū Wāhine between now and the end of November the NZ Music Commission will be featuring a series honouring women in the New Zealand music industry, both on stage &…

Appointments to the Eden Park Trust Board

2018 Sep 24

Renata Blair and Victoria Toon have been selected as Crown-appointed trustees to the Eden Park Trust Board, Minister for Sport and Recreation Grant Robertson announced today. Both appointments are…

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