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Awards recognise arts leadership in prisons

2017 Jul 05

A performing artist who has returned home to New Zealand after many years dancing with a renowned dance company in California, a partnership that resulted in a large tape art mural in central1Wellingt…

Sports board appointees step up to the plate

2017 Jul 05

Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman has today announced a suite of new appointments to a range of sports boards. “I believe that strong leadership which sets a clear strategic direction1i…

Disability pride shines in tape art partnership

2017 Jul 05

Strong community partnerships resulted in a tape art mural during Wellington’s Disability Pride Week despite November’s earthquake almost thwarting the project.  Artists were happy and had a1grea…

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…

Your Weekly ‘Back-Pocket’ Guide Rugby 2017 Festival Events: 5-9 July

2017 Jul 04

The DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 wraps up this week with the final decider test in Auckland this weekend. As part of the nationwide Rugby 2017 Festival, there are still plenty of activities for visitors…

Drug Free Sport New Zealand announces new Chief Executive

2017 Jul 04

Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) Board Chair Justice Warwick Gendall is pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Paterson to the role of DFSNZ Chief Executive, effective from July 31. Following …

A brilliant Brit and a superb Spanish guitarist pack a punch with NZSO

2017 Jul 03

One of the most talented conductors of his generation will be joined by a top Spanish guitarist for concerts with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in July. Britain’s Alexander Shelley, praised by1…

Govt to invest $5m in Team New Zealand

2017 Jul 03

The Government will invest $5 million in Emirates Team New Zealand to ensure it can retain key staff while planning is underway for the next America’s Cup regatta, Economic Development Minister1Simo…

Ramai Hayward Wahine Māori Directors’ Scholarship Recipients

2017 Jul 01

The New Zealand Film Commission  (NZFC) is pleased to announce the recipients of the Ramai Hayward Directors' Scholarship for wahine Māori. Congratulations to Briar Grace Smith and Rachel House who1…

Your Weekly ‘Back-Pocket’ Guide Rugby 2017 Festival Events 1-8 July

2017 Jul 01

The focus of the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 shifts to Wellington this weekend for the second test, then a return to Auckland for the third and final match. As part of the nationwide Rugby 2017 Festival…

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