Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Featured Content http://www.mch.govt.nz Featured content from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. en <![CDATA[Kōrero taiao – sayings from nature]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:00:46 GMT

Eyes like the night of the full moon, weaving as intricate as a spider’s web, a glutton with the stomach of a shark…

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<![CDATA[Ideas to remember]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:14:33 GMT

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.

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<![CDATA[Everything we loved]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:31:48 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/everything-we-loved

The New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC), New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) and Kiwi production company Four Knights Film will partner on Monday 28th July for the simultaneous launch of New Zealand feature film Everything We Loved in cinemas, on airlines and on video-on-demand.

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<![CDATA[Seeking more nominations for Arts Pasifika Awards 2014]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:12:15 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/seeking-more-nominations-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.

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<![CDATA[Fast, flirty, and fresh – a ballet sampler from the RNZB ]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:13:47 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/fast-flirty-and-fresh-%E2%80%93-ballet-sampler-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.

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<![CDATA[NZSO presents Shakespeare in Music]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:25:25 GMT

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.

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<![CDATA[Experience New Zealand in Edinburgh]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:57:15 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/experience-new-zealand-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.

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<![CDATA[All That Remains: WWI objects in NZ museum collections]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:32:48 GMT

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.

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<![CDATA[Ko te kupu te mauri o te reo Māori]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:33:43 GMT

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.

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