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New Zealand Flag to Return to Full Mast on 27 September

2022 Sep 22

A State Memorial Service in New Zealand for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will be held on 26 September. Following this, on 27 September, the New Zealand Flag will be returned to full mast. The1…

Healthy Active Learning now in 40 percent of schools across New Zealand

2022 Sep 22

Beehive media release. A total of 800 schools and kura nationwide are now benefitting from a physical activity and nutrition initiative aimed at improving the wellbeing of children and young1peopl…

National ceremony to honour Coastwatchers on 15 October

2022 Sep 21

A national commemoration in honour of all Coastwatchers who served in the Pacific during the Second World War will be held at 11am on Saturday 15 October at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Pukeah…

MURU New Zealand's submission to the Oscars

2022 Sep 20

NZ Film Commission media release. Muru, written and directed by Tearepa Kahi, is New Zealand’s contender for the 2023 Academy Awards Best International Feature Film category. Starring Cliff1Cu…

Secretary for Culture and Heritage and Chief Executive, Manatū Taonga – Ministry for Culture and Heritage appointed

2022 Sep 20

Public Service Commission media release. Deputy Public Service Commissioner Ms Helene Quilter QSO has today announced the appointment of Laulu Mac Leauanae to the position of Secretary for Culture…

Ceremony to mark New Zealand’s military operations in Malaya and Malaysia

2022 Sep 12

An Act of Remembrance to honour those who served in Aotearoa New Zealand’s post-Second World War military operations in Malaya and Malaysia will be held at 11am, Friday 16 September, Pukeahu Natio…

New Zealand Flag to return to full mast: Proclamation Day

2022 Sep 10

A ceremony will be held at Parliament tomorrow to proclaim the new Sovereign as King Charles III of New Zealand. To mark His Majesty’s accession to the throne, the New Zealand Flag is to be1flow…

New Zealand Flag to fly at half-mast to mark the death of Her Majesty Elizabeth II, Queen of New Zealand

2022 Sep 09

22 September 2022 update   As per the following Flag Notice, the New Zealand Flag should continue to be flown at half-mast up to and including the day of Her Majesty’s State Memorial Service1…

Government future-proofs Māori media

2022 Sep 07

Beehive media release. Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson has announced the Māori Broadcasting Strategy today. Cabinet has agreed to a three-year plan, which outlines the priorities…

Muru Asian Premiere in competition at Busan International Film Festival

2022 Sep 07

New Zealand Film Commission media release. Tearepa Kahi’s Muru will have its Asian premiere in the Flash Forward competition section of the 27th Busan International Film Festival. Selected to1…

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