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Glading reappointed to NZ On Air board

2010 Dec 16

Broadcasting Minister Jonathan Coleman today announced the reappointment of Michael Glading to the board of NZ On Air.   Mr Glading has served one term on NZ On Air and was reappointed for two1ye…

Rugby World Cup sales exceed expectations

2010 Dec 16

Ticket sales for Rugby World Cup 2011 have exceeded expectations and with nine months to go until kick off, New Zealand is already counting on an influx of at least 85,000 international visitors. F…

New Zealand History Trust Awards celebrates its 21st anniversary economically

2010 Dec 16

For the first time in its 21 years the New Zealand History Research Trust has awarded a major grant of $60,000 – to Brian Easton for his project, ‘Not in Narrow Seas: A History of New Zealand fr…

Hauraki-Coromandel region comes to life in New Zealand’s online encyclopedia

2010 Dec 15

Te Ara, New Zealand’s online encyclopedia, has just added to its vast catalogue of New Zealand history with the completion of the Coromandel-Hauraki entry. Delving into the politics, commercial…

Health of Māori Heritage arts

2010 Dec 13

Creative New Zealand has just released the Health of Māori Heritage Arts 2009 – Research Summary Report which reviews the ‘health’ of 10 heritage artforms ranging from Toi Whakairo (carving) …

HOME - one of the Listener's top 100 books of the year

2010 Dec 13

In the Listener's annual survey of the best books for 2010, Alison Parr's Home : Civilian New Zealanders remember the Second War joins the list. Cover of Alison Parr's Home book Published in …

Research report into strengthening private sector support for the arts

2010 Dec 08

Published in October 2010, this report identifies opportunities for increasing revenue to the arts from private sources. The report concludes that in New Zealand the greatest opportunity for increas…

Eagle vs Shark gets diplomatic overseas

2010 Dec 07

The Ministry for Culture & Heritage, in partnership with the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tourism New Zealand, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise and the New Zealand Film Commission,1h…

Mainstream Māori Programming research

2010 Dec 07

New research into mainstream Māori television programmes shows that programmes about and by Māori for a broad audience can have a positive impact. The research, conducted by Hinewehi Mohi, Stacey1…

Te Ara expands into biographies

2010 Dec 07

Te Ara, New Zealand’s online encyclopedia, has joined up with the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (DNZB), forming a formidable repository of national stories and history.   Te Ara is the1go-…

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