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Belgian WW1 exhibition shows respect for New Zealand soldiers

2017 Jul 07

 “Passchendaele: The Belgians have not forgotten” - an exhibition developed in Belgium to acknowledge New Zealand’s part in the Battle of Passchendaele opens for a three week period at the1Nati…

Arts-themed boutique hotel being explored for Arts Centre

2017 Jul 06

The Arts Centre is liaising with six domestic and international hotel operators about operating a potential arts-themed, boutique, 32-room hotel on the site. None of the hotel operators can be1identif…

A century and a half of right and honourable reporting

2017 Jul 04

This week, Hansard turns 150 years old and for the first time all 723 volumes of its parliamentary transcripts will be accessible and searchable online. The anniversary was announced today in Parliame…

Matariki Rising celebrations attract thousands

2017 Jun 30

Thousands turned out to celebrate Matariki Rising, a festival that celebrates Matariki, the Māori New Year. The 10-day festival which ran at Te Papa from June 16 to 25, and at galleries and museums a…

Historic Wellington buildings transfer

2017 Jun 29

Two historic Wellington buildings are being transferred from DOC into the care of Heritage New Zealand from tomorrow. Conservation and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Turnbull1Ho…

Te Papa’s Mahuki secures major Callaghan Innovation funding

2017 Jun 27

The government agency which supports hi–tech business in New Zealand has injected $250,000 into the arts, culture and creative technology innovation hub which is based at the national museum. In1Jul…

RSA thanks Kiwis for supporting 2017 Poppy Appeal: $1.9 million raised to help NZ’s service community

2017 Jun 26

New Zealand Returned and Services’ Association (RSA) and its member clubs thank New Zealanders for their generosity in supporting our current and former service personnel through the 2017 Poppy Appe…

Michael King sculpture to be unveiled

2017 Jun 22

A commemorative sculpture celebrating historian, author and biographer Michael King, OBE, will be unveiled on the Porirua waterfront on Saturday 1 July 2017 at 8am. Michael King, c. 1990s (Alex…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 05 July

2017 Jun 20

Please join us at our Wednesday 5 July Public History talk presented by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage and the National Library of New Zealand ‘Hearth and Home: Reconstructing the Rural1Kitch…

Flag half-masting notice to mark the funeral of His Excellency Womtelo Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale

2017 Jun 19

As a mark of mourning and respect and in accordance with protocol, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government and public buildings on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 to mark the funera…

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