Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Featured Content http://www.mch.govt.nz Featured content from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. en <![CDATA[Young people and the arts]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:00:47 GMT

Whether they’re aspiring artists, promising performers or passionate producers of prose and poetry, New Zealand children and teens have plenty...

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<![CDATA[Gallipoli survey completed]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:37:30 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/press-releases/gallipoli-survey-completed

The largest ever investigation of the Gallipoli battlefield — the 5-year Joint Historical and Archaeological Survey of the Anzac Battlefield — has now been completed. NZ’s representative, Dr Ian McGibbon from the Ministry has just returned from Turkey.

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<![CDATA[Jock Phillips receives Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:16:33 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/press-releases/jock-phillips-receives-prime-ministers-award-literary-achievement

Staff at Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage are delighted to see their colleague Jock Phillips recognised for his achievement in receiving the 2014 Prime Minister's Award for Literary Achievement for Non-fiction.

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<![CDATA[The Royal New Zealand Ballet does Dickens]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:48:52 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/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.

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<![CDATA[Tanya Faiva: a good eye for colour]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:10:07 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/tanya-faiva-good-eye-colour

A vibrant mix of colours and textures interact with each other on the canvases of Tanya Faiva, a Dunedin artist. Tanya is one of five artists participating in the national I’m an Artist Campaign happening in Dunedin, Christchurch, Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington.

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<![CDATA[Notebook from Scott’s Last Expedition Found in Antarctica]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:07:35 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/notebook-scott%E2%80%99s-last-expedition-found-antarctica

A photographer’s notebook left behind a century ago at Captain Scott’s last expedition base at Cape Evans, Antarctica, has been discovered and conserved by New Zealand’s Antarctic Heritage Trust.

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<![CDATA[The NZSO launches an extraordinary 2015 Season]]> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:03:39 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/nzso-launches-extraordinary-2015-season

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra is excited to present its 2015 Season. Designed to inspire, exhilarate, and move you, the new Season offers something for everyone – celebrated composers, star appeal, bold new music, and extraordinary talent.

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<![CDATA[Christ’s College wins Vero Supreme Heritage Award]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:08:32 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/christ%E2%80%99s-college-wins-vero-supreme-heritage-award

The winners of the 2014 Vero Canterbury Heritage Awards were announced at the newly rebuilt Knox Presbyterian Church on October 23. Christ’s College Board of Governors won the Vero Supreme Award with their restored Harper and Julius Houses.

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<![CDATA[WW100 commemorative pin]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:11:14 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/ww100-commemorative-pin

The WW100 commemorative pin will be available for purchase from 24 October 2014. If you wish to show your support for New Zealand’s First World War centenary through wearing the WW100 lapel pin, you will be able to purchase one through the RSA or selected NZ Post outlets.

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