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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 >>

Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 11:17 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Themes of pacifism and conscientious objection feature prominently among this year’s annual New Zealand History Awards, which sees a total of $100,250 awarded to 10 applicants. More >>

1000th Last Post at Pukeahu

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 1:32 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The 1000th daily Last Post ceremony marking the First World War centenary will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial at 5.00pm on Thursday 18 January and members of the public are welcome to attend. More >>

Showcasing Otago's history and heritage

Friday, 15 December 2017, 2:37 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Twelve hugely significant Otago sites are now included in the Landmarks Whenua Tohunga programme, Paul James Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said today. More >>

NZ Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

Friday, 1 December 2017, 12:27 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Sunday Some of New Zealand’s finest military musicians and vocalists will feature in the iconic New Zealand Army Band’s free concert this Sunday 3 December at Pukeahu National ... More >>

99th Commemoration of Armistice Day

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 11:17 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The National Commemoration of Armistice Day will be held in the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington at 11:00am on Saturday, 11 November. More >>

Commemorations to mark 75th anniversary of Battle

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:11 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Commemorations to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial, in Wellington on Friday 27 October. More >>

 

 

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