Ministry Press Releases
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20 Oct 2014
Staff at Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage are delighted to see...
16 Oct 2014
Centenary of the Departure of the Main Body of Troops and 1st Reinforcements to the First World War, 16 October 2014.
16 Oct 2014
17 October 1914 is a significant date on the Maori calendar. One hundred years ago, just a day after the Main Body of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force had sailed from Wellington, 500...
14 Oct 2014
We were saddened to hear of the recent death of Jonathan Mane-Wheoki, Te Papa...
5 Sep 2014
The Hall of Memories in the National War Memorial located at Buckle Street in Wellington will remain closed until early 2015 for seismic strengthening. The foyer area and site of the Tomb of the...
2 Sep 2014
New Zealand veterans from the Vietnam War will gather at Auckland Museum this evening for the launch of a book that recalls their experiences as part of New Zealand’s longest and most...
25 Aug 2014
New Zealand occupied Samoa 100 years ago, the second German territory captured in the First World War.
A national commemoration to mark the centenary of New Zealand’s occupation...
22 Aug 2014
Ministry for Culture and Heritage war historian Ian McGibbon – New Zealand’s representative on the tri-nation Joint...
18 Aug 2014
A number of New Zealand veterans from the Vietnam War will gather in Wellington this afternoon for the launch of a book that recalls their experiences as part of New Zealand’s longest and...
4 Aug 2014
“War has broken out with Germany.” This 1914 telegram message from George V King of England was read out today on Parliament Grounds by actor...