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Ngā Tapuwae Western Front Trails released

2015 Oct 19

A new interactive guide to New Zealand’s First World War history on the Western Front is now available to download, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says. “The Ngā Tapuwae Western…

Roll of Honour for three Niuean First World War soldiers

2015 Oct 12

Three Niuean soldiers who served in the First World War will now be included in the New Zealand Roll of Honour and Commonwealth War Graves Commission records, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister1Maggi…

Fran Wilde appointed to Te Papa board

2015 Oct 01

Former Wellington Mayor and MP Fran Wilde has been appointed to the board of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry announced today. “With Ms1W…

Minister to visit Europe ahead of WW100 commemorations

2015 Sep 28

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry will leave for Europe tomorrow to take part in a series of memorial events, visit the new Ngā Tapuwae New Zealand First World War trails and build1tie…

National service to mark centenary of Chunuk Bair

2015 Aug 05

The centenary of the Battle of Chunuk Bair will be marked in Wellington this weekend with a national commemorative service at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister1Ma…

Wayne Marriott appointed to Heritage NZ board and Maori Heritage Council

2015 Jul 13

Wayne Marriott JP has been appointed to the board of Heritage New Zealand and the Māori Heritage Council, replacing the late Sir Ian Athfield, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry1annou…

Minister expresses condolences at passing of Erima Henare

2015 May 07

Kua hinga te tōtara o Te Wao-nui-a-Tāne, Ka tangi a Ngāti Hine, ka tangi te motu, Ko te pou tokomanawa o te reo kua wahangū. A tree has fallen in the great forest of Tāne Ngāti Hine1mo…

Anzac Week marks 100th anniversary of Gallipoli

2015 Apr 13

A spectacular week of events to mark the centenary of the Gallipoli landings during the First World War begins this Saturday, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says. “Anzac1Wee…

New website showcases World War I footage

2015 Mar 30

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says a new website featuring previously unavailable film from World War I is an engrossing historical resource. Anzac: Sights & Sounds, from1Ng…

Munro medals deal welcome

2015 Mar 24

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry is pleased Dambuster Les Munro’s medals and other items will be staying in New Zealand. Mr Munro has accepted the generous offer of British1phila…

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