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Film Co-production Agreement signed with South Africa

2011 Sep 15

A film co-production agreement between New Zealand and South Africa will benefit the creative industries in both countries, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher Finlayson said1today. …

National cycling centre decided

2011 Sep 15

The Minister for Sport and Recreation, Murray McCully, has welcomed the Waikato region winning the tender process to build the national cycling centre of excellence. “This has been a careful1ten…

RWC Opening Night

2011 Sep 10

Rugby World Cup Minister Murray McCully says he’s disappointed poor performance in two areas has spoiled for some people what was otherwise a spectacularly successful World Cup opening1night. …

Platinum funded programmes a ratings hit

2011 Sep 07

NZ On Air’s Platinum Fund continues to support quality television programming that Kiwis love to watch, says Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman. Over two million viewers watched four1loca…

Kiwi innovation on show at The Cloud during Rugby World Cup 2011

2011 Sep 02

Rugby World Cup Minister, Murray McCully, today previewed The Cloud on Auckland’s Queens Wharf, part of New Zealand’s largest ever showcase of business creativity and innovation for Rugby World1C…

First World War centenary plans announced

2011 Aug 31

Government will mark the centenary of the First World War beginning in 2014 with significant international and domestic projects and ceremonies, Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Christopher F…

NZ Symphony Orchestra board members appointed

2011 Aug 30

Not-for-profit sector fundraiser Lisa Bates has been appointed to the board of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, and current members Colleen Marshal and Roger Taylor have been re-appointed,1Minist…

Rugby World Cup 2011

2011 Aug 17

RWC 2011 is an unprecedented opportunity for New Zealand.  It will be the biggest event ever held in this country, and we plan to make the most of it. The tournament will inject over $500 million…

New appointment to NZ On Air board

2011 Aug 17

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the appointment of Ross McRobie to the board of New Zealand On Air. Mr McRobie was formerly General Manager of the Radio Network in1Christchu…

Queens Wharf programme for RWC

2011 Aug 12

More than 40 New Zealand bands and musicians, themed family weekends and events to showcase the best of New Zealand innovation will feature in the activities programme on Queens Wharf in Auckland1…

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