Ministry for Culture and Heritage: Featured Content http://www.mch.govt.nz Featured content from the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. en <![CDATA[Cricket]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:00:20 GMT

Cricket arrived with British settlers in the 19th century, and has endured as New Zealand's favourite summer game...

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<![CDATA[INSIGHT Studio Performances - at the New Zealand School of Dance]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:30:39 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/insight-studio-performances-new-zealand-school-dance

Intimate performances of classical and contemporary dance by New Zealand School of Dance (NZSD) students give a first-hand experience of the School this Tuesday and Wednesday at Newtown, Wellington. Entry is by koha/donation and no booking is required.

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<![CDATA[Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War Trails]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:31:11 GMT

Try our new free smartphone and tablet app which offers a new way to explore the Gallipoli campaign. The Ngā Tapuwae Gallipoli app features compelling diary entries from the First World War, with clear facts, authentic and beautiful imagery as well as audio tours narrated by leading historians.

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<![CDATA[Bengamin Morris : working big in the arts]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:29:22 GMT

Actor, sculptor, artist and arts advocate … Benjamin Morris wears many creative hats in his Christchurch community. Working from the community-based creative space, the White Room, he often creates large-scale paintings and murals of Christchurch buildings.

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<![CDATA[Gallipoli: The scale of our war exhibition is coming!]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:46:48 GMT

Part of the Anzac week events happening in Wellington is the opening of Te Papa's Gallipoli exhibition on Sat 18 April. A series of ‘making of’ videos will be released each Monday evening in the lead up to the "Gallipoli: The scale of our war exhibition".

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<![CDATA[Experience Anzac in Motion on New Sights and Sounds Website]]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:47:13 GMT

From 30 March a new website, www.anzacsightsound.org, will enable visitors to experience the Sights and Sounds of the Anzac corps and the World War I era. A curated selection of archival films, songs, recorded interviews, documents and photos have been expertly restored and digitised.

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<![CDATA[RNZB begins 2015 with flirtatious favourite: Don Quixote]]> Fri, 13 Feb 2015 16:30:35 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/rnzb-begins-2015-flirtatious-favourite-don-quixote

The Royal New Zealand Ballet opens its 2015 season ‘somewhere in La Mancha’ with Don Quixote: a timeless tale of adventure, chivalry and love that has inspired one of the greatest works in classical ballet.

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<![CDATA[Uku Rere: Nga Kaihanga Uku & Beyond]]> Mon, 16 Mar 2015 09:57:04 GMT http://www.mch.govt.nz/news-events/news/uku-rere-nga-kaihanga-uku-beyond

Auckland's Objectspace is proud to present this ground-breaking exhibition in partnership with Toi Māori, developed and toured by Pataka.

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<![CDATA[Campaign to save 'Hillary's Hut']]> Mon, 30 Mar 2015 08:30:54 GMT

The Antarctic Heritage Trust has recently completed a major conservation programme of works at the three ‘heroic era’ huts on Ross Island. Now the Trust is turning its attention to conserving ‘Hillary’s Hut’ and needs your support.

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