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$1 million for ASB Theatre in Blenheim

2016 May 06

The ASB Theatre in Blenheim will receive $1 million from the Government to assist with its development, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. “This is an important project …

Regional Culture and Heritage Fund launched

2016 May 05

A multi-million dollar fund to support regional cultural centres has been launched and opened for applications today by Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry. The Regional Culture and1Herit…

Online history tells story of government at war

2016 May 04

A new online history launched today illuminates an often overlooked part of New Zealand’s First World War story, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says. A joint effort between the1Sta…

Insight into Gallipoli battlefield from new research

2016 Apr 21

A new book featuring research by New Zealand historians will provide unique insights into the battlefields of Gallipoli, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says. Anzac Battlefield: A1Gal…

Marking 100 years since the first Anzac Day

2016 Apr 14

Anzac Day 2016 is an opportunity for all New Zealanders to remember the sacrifice of previous generations and reflect on this formative time in our nation’s history, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minis…

Centenary of the Somme to be marked

2016 Mar 09

The centenary of the horrific Battle of the Somme and the enduring impact of the First World War on New Zealand society will be marked by the WW100 programme this year, Arts, Culture and Heritage Mini…

Ngā Taonga archive steps into digital age

2016 Jan 26

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has welcomed the launch of Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision’s new website, which makes archive film and audio recordings available to all New1Zealander…

Visitors flock to Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

2015 Dec 16

Thousands of visitors have taken the chance to experience the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington since it opened in April this year, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry1says…

Waitangi Treaty Grounds governance reformed

2015 Nov 19

Governance of the Waitangi Treaty Grounds will be strengthened after the Waitangi National Trust Board Amendment Bill passed its third and final reading today, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister1Magg…

Appointment to Te Papa Board

2015 Nov 11

Tāmaki College principal Soana Pamaka has been appointed to the Board of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. “Mrs Pamaka has…

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