Ngā tāone nui – Māori and the city
As soon as they got the chance, many Māori travelled by sailing ships and explored European life and technologies in Sydney and England...
World-leading project saves Antarctic legacy
The world’s most extreme conservation project has saved three historic buildings and thousands of artefacts once used by Captain Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton.
Sir Ian Athfield: Public memorial service
A public memorial service to celebrate the life and work of Sir Ian Athfield will be held at 3pm, Sunday 1 February, in Civic Square, Wellington.
70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau
From 27 January until 20 February 2015, the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand will present the exhibition "From Auschwitz to Aotearoa" at Parliament's Exhibition Space at Bowen House on Lambton Quay, Wellington.
Craft/Object Fellowship 2015 Call for Applications
Creative NZ is calling for applications for the Creative NZ 2015 Craft/Object Fellowship, which is awarded to practitioners, curators and writers working in traditional applied arts or contemporary practice, including Ngā Toi Māori & Pacific arts.
Art without labels at Canterbury Museum
An exhibition on at Canterbury Museum in Christchurch until 22 February features artworks from a broad spectrum of artists, including artists with intellectual disabilities, local practising artists and art tutors, prisoners and art students.
Nominate your Great Kiwi Classic
The hunt for the Great Kiwi Classic returns in 2015 and New Zealand readers nationwide are invited to join our celebration of iconic Kiwi books by nominating their favourites.
Happy New Year from the RNZB
2015 has got off to a cracking start for the Royal New Zealand Ballet with rehearsals for Don Quixote underway in the studio and a hive of activity in wardrobe.
Air New Zealand 75 Years at Te Papa
Check in for a journey back in time – and into the future – with Air New Zealand. On 30 April 1940, a flight from Auckland to Sydney marked the first scheduled air link between New Zealand and the rest of the world.
Creating culture, preserving heritage
Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage works to enrich the lives of all New Zealanders by supporting our dynamic culture and preserving our heritage.
We support many of New Zealand’s arts, media, heritage and sports organisations; advise government on cultural matters and provide research and resources for everyone to access. The organisations we fund deliver a wide range of cultural experiences for all to enjoy.