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Tyrannosaurs – Meet the Family
Tyrannosaurs - Meet the Family is now on at Te Papa. Alongside the ROAR-some exhibition are some amazing events catering for all ages... You can find out what happens behind-the-scenes, learn dino facts with world-famous experts, and even sleep over in the exhibition itself!
City of Arras Representatives to Attend Tunnel Inauguration
Named after the French town where New Zealand soldiers dug tunnels during the First World War, the Memorial Park's Arras Tunnel had a special public walk-through day on 27 September before opening to traffic on Monday 29 September.
Awesome Arts Access Auction
The Awesome Arts Access Auction on Wednesday 8 October is a two hour, after-5 style business networking function with charity action in Wellington for a great cause – supporting Arts Access Aotearoa’s work to ensure the arts are accessible for all people in NZ.
Weta: Celebrating 20 Years – Speaker Series
Weta Digital and Weta Workshop are celebrating 20 years of creativity and innovation in entertainment. Over the month of October at Te Papa, these companies are sharing behind-the-scenes stories and imagery in a series of events that provide a rare look into how they work.
The Royal New Zealand Ballet does Dickens
The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol is a Christmas cracker! The heart-warming magic of Charles Dickens will leave audiences spellbound as the Royal New Zealand Ballet brings The Vodafone Season of A Christmas Carol to New Zealand in its final season for 2014.
It’s Time to Bring Fanfare Home to Christchurch
On 1 September SCAPE Public Art launched their Bring Fanfare Home Public Appeal Campaign to raise the targeted $50,000 needed to install Neil Dawson’s Fanfare in Christchurch.
Top performers arrive for Mozart’s greatest opera
Some of opera’s most warmly regarded and awarded singers are arriving this week from around New Zealand and the world, as rehearsals pick up pace for the Auckland and Wellington seasons of Don Giovanni.
Reconstructed Knox Church to host Awards Ceremony
Event organisers are excited to announce that Knox Presbyterian Church will host the 2014 Vero Canterbury Heritage Awards Ceremony taking place on 23 October.
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.