Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Featured Content http://www.mch.govt.nz Featured content from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. en <![CDATA[Nightclubs]]> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 07:00:25 GMT

From the glamorous cabarets of the 1920s to the rough-and-ready punk venues of the 1970s, nightclubs have long...

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<![CDATA[New Zealand School of Dance Graduation Season 2014]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:16:19 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/new-zealand-school-dance-graduation-season-2014

This November the New Zealand School of Dance presents a Graduation Season reflecting the School’s dedication to excellence and innovation. Performances take place in Wellington from 19-29 November.

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<![CDATA[War graves honoured by Commonwealth War Graves Commission Director-General]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:05:33 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/press-releases/war-graves-honoured-commonwealth-war-graves-commission-director-general

Honouring two graves of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in World War One and who have just been added to the National Roll of Honour and to Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) records is on the agenda for Commission Director General, Mrs Victoria Wallace when she visits New Zealand.

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<![CDATA[Te Waipounamu Marae Film Tour - Ōtautahi ki Awarua]]> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 08:36:42 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/te-waipounamu-marae-film-tour-%C5%8Dtautahi-ki-awarua

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision and Heritage NZ Pouhere Taonga are partnering to present a programme of over 20 moving image excerpts celebrating Ngāi Tahu history, screened in seven local marae. The films, made between 1910 and 2008, feature Ngāi Tahu people, land, and traditions.

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<![CDATA[Minister marks C Company House opening]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:06:20 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/minister-marks-c-company-house-opening

The C Company Memorial House opened in Gisborne on 15 November. This new permanent space for the 28th Maori Battalion C Company exhibition will house photos, taonga and other military memorabilia, and is adjacent to the existing Tairawhiti Museum.

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<![CDATA[Songpa Streetlamp to Immortalise 20-year Sister City Relationship]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:31:45 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/songpa-streetlamp-immortalise-20-year-sister-city-relationship

The Songpa streetlamp will be presented to the City of Christchurch by Mayor Park Chun-Hee, Songpa-gu, Korea, to recognise 20 years of the Sister City relationship between Christchurch and Songpa, on 29 November 2014.

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<![CDATA[The Royal New Zealand Ballet does Dickens]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:28:40 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[NZSO's In the Hall of the Mountain King season]]> Fri, 14 Nov 2014 08:47:13 GMT

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra tours the South Island with two rising stars this November. Acclaimed Armenian cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan and returning Australian conductor Ben Northey join forces for the NZSO’s tour In the Hall of the Mountain King this November.

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<![CDATA[Path to Nationhood history app launched]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:19:11 GMT

See history through new eyes. Download any of the six free Path to Nationhood tours for iPhones and iPads and experience the heart and soul of early New Zealand’s Northland, where Māori and Pākehā first met.

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