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Are you ready for the digital switchover?
New Zealand television is going digital in stages. In less than 100 days, the next regions to go digital will be the Lower North Island and East Cape on 29 September 2013.
Our sporting life
Do you read the back page of the paper before the front page? Do you take out a Sky TV subscription purely to watch the netball or the footie? The entries Te Ara has just published on Sport and society and Sports reporting and commentating, may help you to understand your obsession.
- Feature film version of Giselle to have its world premiere at the NZ International Film Festival
Feature film version of Giselle to have its world premiere at the NZ International Film Festival
Acclaimed New Zealand playwright and film director Toa Fraser’s feature film interpretation of the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s performance of GISELLE, will have its world premiere in the opening weekend of the New Zealand International Film Festival at the Civic Theatre, Auckland
NZSO performs Verdi masterpiece with four elite singers and city choirs
The NZSO gathers together some of Australasia’s finest singing talent in this performance of Verdi’s moving and majestic Requiem which is touring the four main centres from 22 to 29 June.
Auckland mayor applauds arts advocates
Participants in a series of workshops on effective ways to advocate for improved access to arts and cultural events for people with disabilities or sensory impairments will be recognised by Auckland Mayor Len Brown on Saturday 22 June.
Call for applications - Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award
Call for applications to the 2013 Fulbright-Wallace Arts Trust Award. This award recognises the achievement and potential of an outstanding mid-career or senior NZ visual artist by providing a unique opportunity to undertake a residency at Headlands Center for the Arts in California.
New Zealand exhibition lights up 2013 Venice Biennale
A huge suspended sculpture made of furniture and a floor covered with dazzling lights are just two of the works Bill Culbert has created for the New Zealand Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale, which opened on May 29th.
First World War cemeteries map - Western Europe, UK and Ireland
Explore an interactive map of First World War cemeteries in Western Europe, the UK and Ireland. Available on our NZHistory.net website, this map features the 428 cemeteries graves or memorials for members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force who died during the First World War.
Te Auaha tikanga, te whakapūmau taonga tuku iho
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He maha ngā rōpū e tautokohia ana e mātou ahakoa ko te mahi toi, te pāpaho, te hākinakina rānei. Ka tohutohu mātou i te kāwanatanga e pā ana ki te tikanga, ā, ka tautoko i te hapori mā te rangahau, mā te hoatu pūtea hoki. Ko ngā rōpū ka tautokohia e mātou ki te tahua, ka mahi i ngā mahi-ā-tikanga hei painga mā te katoa.