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Auckland site proposed for National Erebus Memorial

Friday, 16 November 2018, 9:12 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage will be putting forward a proposal to the Waitemata Local Board for the National Erebus Memorial to be constructed at Dove-Myer Robinson Park / Taurarua Pā in Auckland, commonly known as the Parnell ... More >>

Te Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories launched today

Friday, 9 November 2018, 3:56 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Te Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories (Te Tai), launched today by the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, will help us connect with our past and share the multi-faceted history of Treaty settlements, says Dr Monty Soutar, ... More >>

Call for National Erebus Memorial designs

Tuesday, 6 November 2018, 9:11 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage welcomes expressions of interest from architects, artists, landscape architects and designers, for the National Erebus Memorial planned to mark the 40th anniversary since the accident. More >>

Gallipoli diaries return to New Zealand

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 12:02 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Descendants of soldiers who served at Gallipoli in the First World War will hold and read the diaries of their loved ones today, in some cases for the first time, following a transfer of archive material from the United Kingdom, Neill Atkinson, ... More >>

Heritage buildings get strengthening boost

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 9:51 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Heritage buildings in Wellington, Nelson’s State Cinema and the former post office in Onehunga, Auckland are receiving funding to help with earthquake strengthening, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. More >>

Time to reflect on 1918 influenza pandemic

Monday, 8 October 2018, 9:56 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

One hundred years ago the influenza pandemic killed an estimated 9000 New Zealanders during this country’s largest public health crisis, says Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage chief historian Neill Atkinson. “The majority of deaths ... More >>

25 Famous Women Immortalised in Online Dictionary

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 4:46 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Launched today, 25 new entries to the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography celebrate some of New Zealand’s most influential women. From social morality campaigner Patricia Bartlett to transgender sex worker Carmen Rupe, the new biographies draw on diverse ... More >>

National Commemoration for Malayan Operations

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 2:45 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

New Zealand’s contribution to military operations in Malaya and Malaysia from the late 1940s to the mid-1960s will be commemorated in a national service held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at 11.00am on Sunday 16 September. More >>

National Merchant Navy Day Commemoration 3 September 2018

Friday, 31 August 2018, 9:45 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The national commemoration to honour those who served in the Merchant Navy during wartime is being held this coming Monday 3 September in the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, says Ministry for Culture and Heritage Group Manager ... More >>

Kua tuwhera ngā tono mō te Tahua Whakamaharatanga

Monday, 20 August 2018, 10:26 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Kua tuwhera ngā tono mō te Tahua Whakamaharatanga ki te Rā o Waitangi Kua tuwhera te tahua a te Manatū Taonga ināianei mō ngā tono pūtea hei whakatū huihuinga whakamaharatanga ki te hainatanga o Te Tiriti o Waitangi ā te 2019. E tuwhera ana ... More >>

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund applications open

Monday, 20 August 2018, 9:40 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage is now accepting funding applications for events in 2019 to commemorate the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi. More >>

Annual Vietnam War Commemoration this Saturday

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 4:36 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The annual commemoration for the Vietnam War will be marked on Saturday 18 August with a remembrance service at the National War Memorial, says Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive Paul James . More >>

NZHistory showcases women’s suffrage stories

Friday, 27 July 2018, 3:57 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

In tribute to this year’s Suffrage 125 commemorations a wealth of stories, including profiles of some of New Zealand’s most influential women’s rights advocates, are now available online. More >>

Pukeahu Hosts 68th Korean War Commemoration

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 5:23 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The public are invited to attend Friday’s (22 June) national commemoration to mark the 68th anniversary of the start of the Korean War being held in the Hall of Memories at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. More >>

Oral History Awards recognise women and cultural diversity

Friday, 15 June 2018, 12:54 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Voices reflecting Aotearoa’s diverse histories from iwi and hapu to the contribution of women and artists will be captured by the recipients of this year’s New Zealand Oral History Awards (NZOH) announced today. More >>

Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 9:57 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Three original First World War diaries currently held in Leeds University’s Liddle collection will be returned to New Zealand as a result of an agreement with the University, Neill Atkinson, Chief Historian Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, ... More >>

French Memorial unveiling at Pukeahu

Friday, 4 May 2018, 10:03 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Today’s official unveiling of the French Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park reinforces New Zealand’s close relationship with France, Heather Baggott, Group Manager Delivery, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said. More >>

National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations

Friday, 20 April 2018, 11:31 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

This year both the Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service for Anzac Day will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington, Brodie Stubbs Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said. More >>

New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu War Memorial Park

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 11:26 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Current and former New Zealand Army Band members are joining together in a tribute to the fallen on Saturday and on Sunday for a free public concert at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. More >>

Suffrage stories highlighted for 125 commemorations

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 11:12 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Today is International Women’s Day and this year we commemorate 125 years since women won the right to vote in Aotearoa. More >>

 

 

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