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Lottery Grants Board 2017/18 grants announced

2017 Jul 13

New Zealand Communities are set to get a boost in funding to help provide a range of services and conserve some of our most precious taonga thanks to the Lottery Grants Board. Internal Affairs1Ministe…

NZSO embraces virtual reality to create unique musical experience for Kiwis

2017 Jul 13

New Zealanders can now experience all the thrills, excitement and energy of what it’s like to be a musician performing in our national orchestra thanks to cutting-edge 360-degree virtual reality1tec…

‘Luck of the Draw’ project explores conscription

2017 Jul 11

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says a project by 8 young New Zealand artists will spark new conversations on conscription and give us all a better understanding of its place in our1h…

Funding for Foxton's new multi-purpose community facility

2017 Jul 10

A new multi-purpose community facility in Foxton will receive more than a million dollars in government funding from the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF). Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister1…

New Zealand’s best young musicians to work with two giants of British music

2017 Jul 10

The NZSO National Youth Orchestra will perform with two of the biggest names in British music this week. Sir James MacMillan, one of Britain’s greatest living composers and conductors, will be1joine…

Fund opens for NZ Wars commemorations

2017 Jul 10

Applications are now being accepted to a fund set up to support commemoration events for Ngā Rā Maumahara – New Zealand Wars, says Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell. “Te Pūtake o te…

Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

2017 Jul 09

Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have applauded the successful DHL New Zealand Lions1Ser…

Decimal currency move a defining moment

2017 Jul 07

50 years ago on Monday 10 July 1967, one of the defining moments in New Zealand’s history happened when we moved from pounds, shilling and pence to decimal currency. Ministry for Culture and Heritag…

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…

Romeo and Juliet – Royal New Zealand Ballet’s biggest production of the year

2017 Jul 07

Shakespeare’s greatest love story, Romeo and Juliet, will be brought to life next month by the Royal New Zealand Ballet, in the company’s most epic production of 2017. Newly choreographed, this th…

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