Olympic and Commonwealth games
New Zealand has a long history of participation at Olympic and Commonwealth games....
Ideas to remember
The Canterbury Earthquake Memorial will be a unique and lasting tribute to the tragic events that have so dramatically reshaped the Canterbury region and people. This is your opportunity to create a place to remember.
Everything we loved
The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC), New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) and Kiwi production company Four Knights Film have worked together for the simultaneous launch of New Zealand feature film Everything We Loved in cinemas, on airlines and on video-on-demand.
Seeking more nominations for Arts Pasifika Awards 2014
Creative NZ is seeking further nominations in two categories for their 2014 Arts Pasifika Awards, which celebrate excellence and innovation in Pacific arts in New Zealand. Nominations close on Monday 11 August 2014.
Fast, flirty, and fresh – a ballet sampler from the RNZB
Book now for the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s last season under Ethan Stiefel’s artistic direction, Allegro: Five Short Ballets is a powerhouse of extraordinary and diverse ballets from some of the world’s leading choreographers.
NZSO presents Shakespeare in Music
With this in mind, and marking his 450th birthday, the NZSO celebrates musical works that have been inspired by Shakespeare’s genius. Korngold’s Much Ado About Nothing Suite is a perfect demonstration of the lush melodies that made him such a popular film composer.
Experience New Zealand in Edinburgh
More than 200 New Zealand artists will take part in the world’s most acclaimed arts festivals in Edinburgh this August. Visit Creative New Zealand's http://nzatedinburgh.com/ for all of the details.
All That Remains: WWI objects in NZ museum collections
Te Papa is very excited to introduce "All That Remains: WWI objects in New Zealand museum collections - He Waihotanga Iho mai i te Pakanga Tuatahi" which is online at www.allthatremains.net.nz.
Ko te kupu te mauri o te reo Māori
Last week was Māori Language Week, and the framework is a kupu (word) of the week. ‘Āpōpō’ (tomorrow) is the first kupu to be focused on this week. Although the word for the week is tomorrow, it is useful to first look to what has happened in the past. Read more in Te Ara's latest panui.
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.