Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Featured Content http://www.mch.govt.nz Featured content from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. en <![CDATA[Fiction]]> Sun, 01 Feb 2015 07:00:22 GMT

Katherine Mansfield and Janet Frame are New Zealand’s best-known fiction writers internationally. Their work is part of a tradition that began in the 1860s...

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<![CDATA[World-leading project saves Antarctic legacy ]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:15:48 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/world-leading-project-saves-antarctic-legacy

The world’s most extreme conservation project has saved three historic buildings and thousands of artefacts once used by Captain Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton.

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<![CDATA[Sir Ian Athfield: Public memorial service ]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:11:05 GMT

A public memorial service to celebrate the life and work of Sir Ian Athfield will be held at 3pm, Sunday 1 February, in Civic Square, Wellington.

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<![CDATA[70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau ]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:03:26 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/70th-anniversary-liberation-auschwitz-birkenau

From 27 January until 20 February 2015, the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand will present the exhibition "From Auschwitz to Aotearoa" at Parliament's Exhibition Space at Bowen House on Lambton Quay, Wellington.

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<![CDATA[Craft/Object Fellowship 2015 Call for Applications]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:21:10 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/craftobject-fellowship-2015-call-applications

Creative NZ is calling for applications for the Creative NZ 2015 Craft/Object Fellowship, which is awarded to practitioners, curators and writers working in traditional applied arts or contemporary practice, including Ngā Toi Māori & Pacific arts.

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<![CDATA[Art without labels at Canterbury Museum]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:40:09 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/art-without-labels-canterbury-museum

An exhibition on at Canterbury Museum in Christchurch until 22 February features artworks from a broad spectrum of artists, including artists with intellectual disabilities, local practising artists and art tutors, prisoners and art students.

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<![CDATA[Nominate your Great Kiwi Classic]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:39:20 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/nominate-your-great-kiwi-classic

The hunt for the Great Kiwi Classic returns in 2015 and New Zealand readers nationwide are invited to join our celebration of iconic Kiwi books by nominating their favourites.

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<![CDATA[Happy New Year from the RNZB]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:05:02 GMT

2015 has got off to a cracking start for the Royal New Zealand Ballet with rehearsals for Don Quixote underway in the studio and a hive of activity in wardrobe.

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<![CDATA[Air New Zealand 75 Years at Te Papa]]> Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:05:16 GMT

Check in for a journey back in time – and into the future – with Air New Zealand. On 30 April 1940, a flight from Auckland to Sydney marked the first scheduled air link between New Zealand and the rest of the world.

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