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Te Papa Board reappointments announced

2017 Aug 24

Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry has announced the reappointment of two current members of Te Papa’s board, Lady Dayle Mace and Paul Majurey, for a further one-year term. “Both Lady Dayle1a…

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund Applications Open

2017 Aug 18

Applications for funding for events in 2018 that commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi opened on Monday 21 August. The Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund invites applications from groups host…

NZ’s Vietnam War Veterans commemorate service – and lives after

2017 Aug 17

New Zealand’s Vietnam War veterans are commemorating the fallen, remembering the war and what came after, and catching up with old comrades this Friday, and through the weekend. New Zealand’s1Viet…

Funding for Masterton Shearing Museum

2017 Aug 17

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced government funding for Masterton’s Shear History Trust. “The Trust has developed a museum dedicated to the national story of sheep1an…

National Commemoration of the Vietnam War

2017 Aug 16

Vietnam Veterans’ Day will be commemorated on Friday at the National War Memorial, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Chief Executive Paul James said. “Sometimes referred to as the1…

Engaging young voters online

2017 Aug 16

An interactive online tool that boosted youth voting turnout at the 2014 election is back. Massey University’s Design+Democracy Project designed On the Fence to encourage young New Zealanders to vot…

Last chance to see Te Papa’s Golden Days exhibition

2017 Aug 15

Te Papa’s cinematic Golden Days exhibition is closing on 31 August, after almost 20 years on the floor of the national museum. A replacement for Golden Days will be part of Te Papa’s overall exhib…

Government funding for Auckland's St James Theatre

2017 Aug 11

Auckland’s historic St James Theatre is receiving $1.5 million in government backing from the Heritage EQUIP fund for privately-owned, earthquake prone buildings. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister…

Antarctic Heritage Trust conservators found a 100 year old fruit cake among the artefacts from Cape Adare.

2017 Aug 10

Made by Huntley & Palmers, the fruit cake is still wrapped in paper and encased in the remains of a tin-plated iron alloy tin. The cake probably dates to the Cape Adare-based Northern Party of1…

'Warm Resound' - free National War Memorial concert

2017 Aug 08

Join us on Sunday 20 August 2017 for a free concert at the Pukeahu National War Memorial Park's Hall of Memories. Image of the bugle is courtesy of the Wellington Brass Quad. The Wellington Brass Qu…

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