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Heritage NZ and Māori Heritage Council changes

2017 May 18

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of four new members to the Heritage New Zealand Board and to the Māori Heritage Council. “The new members of the1Herit…

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 07 June

2017 May 16

Please join us on Wednesday 7 June to hear Dr Monty Soutar speak on The Māori War Effort at Home and Abroad 1917 (please rsvp to with  Māori War Effort in the subject lin…

Battle for Crete anniversary

2017 May 15

The 76th anniversary of the Battle for Crete will be marked at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at Wellington on Saturday 20 May. The ceremony will begin at 4:30pm with a karanga followed by the1lay…

Sacred Māori Remains Return from Sweden

2017 May 15

The Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa) are pleased three Māori ancestral remains are returning to Aotearoa New Zealand with the support of the1S…

Budget 2017: $10.1 million to preserve New Zealand’s documentary heritage

2017 May 15

Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne today announced funding of $8 million of operating funding over the next two years and $2.1 million of capital funding in the next year in Budget 2017 to safeguar…

Award-winning colour scheme for Antarctic icon

2017 May 11

In the whitest white of an Antarctic snow storm, finding shelter fast can be the difference between life and death. In 1957, the intense orange and yellow of Sir Edmund Hillary’s Hut at New Zealand…

Te Papa to Sign MOU with Circa Theatre

2017 May 10

Te Papa Chief Executive, Rick Ellis, will tomorrow sign an agreement that will see the National Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa, join forces with neighbouring professional theatre, Circa1Thea…

Lōemis Winter Solstice Festival: Aurora IV

2017 May 09

Come into the dark Hall of Memories on Sunday 18th June, with only the heavy solstice moon and candles to guide you. You will enter what is probably Wellington's most reverberant concert space, filled…

RNZAF 80th anniversary performance

2017 May 09

On the 12th May 1937, the RNZAF Band appeared in public for the first time, marching down Kent Terrace for the coronation of King George VI. This Friday it will be 80 years since that occasion, and th…

Park upgrade to mark Tangiwai heroism

2017 May 08

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced a $40,000 cash contribution along with DOC planting and landscaping to upgrade the site of the Tangiwai Memorial in the central North1Isl…

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