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More funding for regional cultural amenities

2017 Apr 04

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says applications for the third round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF) are now open. “The Fund was established to ensure people in1re…

The Great War Exhibition opens the next in a series of temporary exhibitions

2017 Apr 03

The Great War Exhibition continues to build on its world class story by opening the next in its series of temporary exhibitions, “Wounded” on Anzac Day 2017. Facade of The Great War Exhibition. C…

Wellington businesswoman long term supporter of Sarjeant Gallery

2017 Mar 29

Wellington businesswoman Anne Pattillo is often asked what motivates her generous support of an ambitious multi-million dollar project to re-develop an historic art gallery in Whanganui where she has1…

First World War video series launched

2017 Mar 28

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s First World War stories have been brought to life through a series of short animated videos, with the first released today. “The…

First Heritage EQUIP grants allocated

2017 Mar 28

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says two industrial buildings will receive the first funding from a new grant specifically for earthquake strengthening privately-owned heritage1buildi…

Jenny Shipley to visit Whitianga to help progress Cook 250

2017 Mar 23

Good turnout and a positive reception to the Cook Journey themes Events that celebrate the November 2019 anniversary of Captain James Cook’s visit to Te Whanganui a Hei are gaining momentum locally,…

Memorial unveiling strengthens New Zealand-Turkish ties

2017 Mar 21

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the ties between New Zealand and Turkey were strengthened further today with the unveiling of the Turkish Memorial at Pukeahu National War1Memoria…

Anzac Day commemorations in 2017 to focus on the Western Front

2017 Mar 16

New Zealand’s international First World War commemorations this year will focus on the Western Front, with Anzac Day-related ceremonies in France and Belgium and the centenary commemorations of the1…

Geraint Martin appointed as Te Papa Chief Executive

2017 Mar 13

Geraint Martin has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Te Papa. Mr Martin is currently the CEO of Counties Manukau District Health Board. Te Papa Board Chairman Evan Williams said the museum1…

Unknown First World War Kiwi soldier's remains buried in Belgium

2017 Mar 08

The partial remains of an unknown First World War New Zealand soldier were buried with the partial remains of two British soldiers today at the Perth (China Wall) Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery near…

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