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Landmarks Whenua Tohunga reveals Northland heritage

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 2:11 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Some of Northland’s most precious culture and heritage sites are brought together under the Landmarks Whenua Tohunga banner giving people the opportunity to learn more about our nation’s stories, Paul James CE Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture ... More >>

Landmarks Whenua Tohunga Launch

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 11:24 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Nine significant places in Northland are brought together under the Landmarks Whenua Tohunga banner and all media are invited to the launch at Kororipo Heritage Park, Kerikeri Inlet, 10.00am, Thursday 1 December. More >>

National War Memorial Scoops Heritage Design Award

Saturday, 12 November 2016, 3:39 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The National War Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington won the Heritage category of the New Zealand Architecture Awards announced yesterday evening. “The Ministry is honored to win in this fitting category and partner with ... More >>

98th National Commemoration of Armistice Day

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 3:13 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Tomorrow’s National Commemoration of Armistice Day in the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park marking the end of the First World War is a significant one for us all and the public is welcome to attend, Paul James, CE Manatū Taonga, ... More >>

New Zealand’s most traumatic military campaign revealed

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 12:13 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The bloodiest and most traumatic campaign in New Zealand’s military history is captured in a new book produced by Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage. More >>

50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War events

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 3:25 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

The 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War will be marked with two services in Wellington on 18 August. A wreathlaying ceremony attended by His Excellency The Governor-General Lieutenant General Sir Jerry Mateparae, Prime Minister Rt Hon John Key and the Chief ... More >>

Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 2:19 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Students from throughout New Zealand are set to benefit from today’s opening of the Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Paul James Chief Executive of Manatū Taonga said. More >>

Waitangi Day 2017 Fund Applications Now Open

Monday, 15 August 2016, 3:28 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Applications for the 2017 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund are open and applications from groups hosting community events celebrating New Zealand identity by commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi are welcome. More >>

Search continues for WW1 Māori soldiers’ photographs

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:12 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Back Row (from left): UNIDENTIFIED; Haimona HIRINI; Paora Mohi HIRINI (aka S HIRINI); Abraham DOHERTY (aka Aperahama TERI or Dick DOHERTY) Middle Row: Hamiora TUNOA (aka Snowy LAWSON or Hamiora ROIHANA); Topia MERITO; thought to be David MERITO (aka Rawiri ... More >>

Conscientious objection and dissent in the First World War

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 12:17 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

While most New Zealanders supported their country’s participation in the First World War, a small but significant group opposed it on religious, political, philosophical or personal grounds. More >>

Local history projects receive national funding

Monday, 20 June 2016, 12:01 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Diverse stories of New Zealand history, including sheep shearing, an internationally successful business and Cook Island music-making will be brought to life through this year’s New Zealand Oral History Awards recipients announced by Manatū Taonga, ... More >>

Leading researcher appointed Senior Māori Historian

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 11:37 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Leading Māori researcher Dr Monty Soutar has been appointed to the position of Senior Māori Historian at Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage. More >>

Battle of Crete remembered at National War Memorial

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 3:54 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

A service to mark the National Commemoration for the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete will be held at the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Friday 20 May. More >>

Winter concerts at National War Memorial

Monday, 16 May 2016, 4:35 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Wellingtonians and visitors to the capital are invited to attend six Sunday concerts over winter at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. More >>

Pukeahu a fitting place for Anzac Day remembrance

Friday, 22 April 2016, 4:30 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park is a fitting place for commemoration and remembrance this Anzac Day, Paul James Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said today. More >>

New earthquake resource reveals personal accounts

Monday, 22 February 2016, 1:03 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Compelling personal accounts from Christchurch locals who experienced the 22 February 2011 earthquake feature in a new online resource published on NZHistory. More >>

World War One Māori Photos Wanted

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 10:12 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

WORLD WAR ONE MĀORI PHOTOS WANTED Images of Māori First World War servicemen are wanted for inclusion in an authoritative history book on the Great War due for publication in 2017. Whitiki: Māori in the First World War is one in a series of books on New ... More >>

Ministry supporting Waitangi Day 2016 across Aotearoa

Friday, 5 February 2016, 2:15 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

A range of events are taking place across Aotearoa/New Zealand giving New Zealanders an opportunity to mark Waitangi Day. A total of $288,000 has been distributed to organisations across the country through the Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund administered ... More >>

History awards to reveal New Zealand’s past

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 11:38 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Projects ranging from the Manapouri Hydro Project and the Māori Parliament to a biography of Maurice Shadbolt and the influence of Dr Robert Felkin in Havelock North are amongst those gaining recognition in this year’s New Zealand History Trust ... More >>

10,000th student visits Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

Friday, 11 December 2015, 11:15 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Today, Friday 11 December Pukeahu National War Memorial Park host its 10,000th school student since the Park opened in April this year. More >>

 

 

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