Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Featured Content http://www.mch.govt.nz Featured content from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. en <![CDATA[Censorship]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:44 GMT

In 1967 New Zealand made international news when the chief censor decided that men and women had to sit in separate sections in cinemas to watch the film Ulysses...

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<![CDATA[Apply now for the Hospitalfield Arts Interdisciplinary Residency ]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:06:36 GMT

The Interdisciplinary Residency Programme at Hospitalfield Arts in Scotland runs a regular series of residency programmes. Applications for the their interdisciplinary residency 17-30 November 2014 closes on 22 September and they would very much like to have New Zealand artists involved.

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<![CDATA[Election day]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:00:16 GMT

The General Election on 20 September 2014 continues a 161-year old tradition of parliamentary democracy in New Zealand. Read more on our NZHistory.net.nz website.

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<![CDATA[It’s Time to Bring Fanfare Home to Christchurch]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:00:01 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/it%E2%80%99s-time-bring-fanfare-home-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.

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<![CDATA[Spectrum at war]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:28:14 GMT

Radio New Zealand's website now features a selection of First World War treasures from the Spectrum archives.

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<![CDATA[Mark Cleverley : Objectspace Master of Craft]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:01:29 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/mark-cleverley-objectspace-master-craft

Mark Cleverley: Objectspace Master of Craft is now installed at Objectspace. The show celebrates Cleverley’s 60 year legacy of design, which crosses the fields of architecture, ceramics, furniture, graphic design, textiles and design education.

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<![CDATA[Top performers arrive for Mozart’s greatest opera]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:34:12 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/top-performers-arrive-mozart%E2%80%99s-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.

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<![CDATA[New Christchurch community arts fund announced]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:59:43 GMT

A new $250,000 fund aimed at boosting community arts in Christchurch is part of a joint initiative between Christchurch City Council and Creative New Zealand.

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<![CDATA[Marking the Battle of Britain]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:29:38 GMT

There were many New Zealanders among ‘the Few’ – Churchill’s grateful description of the airmen who took part in the Battle of Britain in 1940. Read more on NZHistory.net.

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