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National commemoration to mark Messines centenary

2017 Jun 06

A national commemoration to mark the heavy price paid by New Zealand troops at Messines a hundred years ago will be streamed online tomorrow so all Kiwis can pay their respects to the 700 who died in1…

New Zealand Land Wars commemorations fund panel meets

2017 May 31

Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell is welcoming the inaugural meeting of an advisory panel to oversee a fund to commemorate Ngā Rā Maumahara – New Zealand Land Wars. The five-member1adv…

Celebrate the spirit of the black jersey at Te Papa

2017 May 30

New Zealand’s unparalleled legacy of success on the rugby field is being explored in a new exhibition at Te Papa opening on June 2. Rugby Legends: The Spirit of the Black Jersey tells the stories of…

Moriori and Māori Ancestors Offered Dignity and Respect

2017 May 29

Today the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa will hold a pōwhiri to mark the return home of 59 Māori and Moriori ancestral remains from the United Kingdom and Europe. The karapuna (Moriori1ance…

$21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

2017 May 25

Budget 2017 includes a significant investment in Radio New Zealand, as well as new funding to support the understanding of our most important national stories, Ms Barry says. Radio New Zealand will re…

New Zealand Museum Awards - Winners

2017 May 24

Budget and location are no barrier to recognition in the 2017 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards. The best and most innovative exhibitions, programmes and museum projects were celebrated at a gala ev…

Ngā Taonga Programme Celebrates Matariki: Tau Hou 2017

2017 May 23

Starting 31 May and running through to the end of July Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision is presenting a programme of twenty-eight documentaries and feature films centred around Matariki. The programme has…

Help NZ share its sporting history with the world

2017 May 19

Te Papa’s innovation hub Mahuki is calling for entrepreneurs to help cultural institutions in New Zealand and around the globe tell their stories of sporting identity. Mahuki and the New Zealand1Cri…

Te Papa pounamu exhibition opens in the heart of Paris

2017 May 19

An exhibition of more than 200 pounamu treasures opens in Paris on May 22nd showcasing some precious pieces of Aotearoa in the heart of the French capital. La pierre sacrée des Māori (Sacred stone1o…

Seminal national exhibition, He Tohu, opened today

2017 May 19

He Tohu, a new permanent exhibition of three nation-building constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand, was officially opened by Her Excellency, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM QSO,1G…

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