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Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Visit Highlights 3,500 War Graves In NZ

Friday, 24 November 2023, 10:51 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior at the National War Memorial is a Commonwealth war grave - a fact that many may not be aware of. These war graves commemorate members of the Armed Forces who died during World War one or two. This week the head of the ... More >>

Funding Goes To The Telling Of NZ Histories From Hokianga To Fiordland

Friday, 17 November 2023, 9:18 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

History grants have been awarded to 10 projects which will tell a wide range of histories - from the revival of Moko Mataora (facial tattoo) in the North, to a 1795 shipwreck in Tamatea Dusky Sound in the South. "The annual Whiria Te Mahara ... More >>

National Wreath Laying Ceremony To Commemorate Armistice Day

Monday, 6 November 2023, 9:59 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

An Act of Remembrance to mark Armistice Day 2023 will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Saturday 11 November at 11am. The wreath laying ceremony will take place at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. "Each year on 11 November we ... More >>

New Podcast Brings To Life The Story Of Compelling Leader Te Rauparaha

Tuesday, 31 October 2023, 1:09 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Nearly 175 years after his death, Te Rauparaha remains an intriguing character. He’s been immortalised in fiction, poetry, film, waiata and haka, and has his name on the side of an arena. A new 5-part podcast series Te Rauparaha: Kei Wareware tells ... More >>

Apply Now To Manage Visual Artist Resale Royalties

Wednesday, 25 October 2023, 3:21 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

"I’m excited to announce that we have opened applications to be the collection agency for Aotearoa New Zealand’s Artist Resale Royalty scheme," announced Joe Fowler, Pou Mataaho o Te Aka Tūhono Deputy Chief Executive Investment and Outcomes. ... More >>

National Commemoration To Mark Aotearoa New Zealand’s Military Operations In Malaya And Malaysia

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 2:44 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The National Commemoration to honour those who served in New Zealand’s post-Second World War military operations in Malaya and Malaysia will be held at 11.00am, Saturday 16 September at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. "Each year on 16 September ... More >>

One Month Remaining To Apply For The Whiria Te Mahara New Zealand History Grants

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 11:06 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is calling for applications from historians, researchers and non-fiction writers to produce stories about their communities. The Whiria Te Mahara New Zealand History Grant offers successful applicants up to ... More >>

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund Refreshed For 2024 Round

Monday, 11 September 2023, 11:04 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The 2024 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund (the Fund) is open from Monday 11 September to Sunday 8 October and includes updated criteria. The annual Fund supports local communities to commemorate the signing of Te Tiriti o Waitangi - The Treaty of Waitangi ... More >>

National Commemoration To Mark Merchant Navy Day

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 2:50 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The national commemoration to mark Merchant Navy Day will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington on Sunday 3 September. "The Merchant Navy is regarded as the ‘fourth service’ alongside the navy, army and air force due to ... More >>

Vietnam Veterans’ Day National Commemoration Marks 60 Years Since New Zealand’s Involvement

Tuesday, 15 August 2023, 12:39 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The national commemoration to mark Vietnam Veterans’ Day will be held on Friday 18 August at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington. "We welcome the members of the public to attend the National Commemoration to mark Vietnam Veterans’ ... More >>

Details Of Improvements To Screen Production Rebate Revealed

Monday, 31 July 2023, 11:06 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Details of changes to the government’s investment in the screen sector were released today, designed to attract and support quality productions that generate great economic and cultural benefits for New Zealand. Hīkina Whakatutuki Ministry of Business, ... More >>

Matariki Traditions Embedded Atop The Maunga And Across Aotearoa

Saturday, 15 July 2023, 6:17 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Te Rā Aro ki a Mātariki, the first distinctly New Zealand public holiday, has dawned across Aotearoa for the second year, with communities across the motu taking part in the celebrations. "While many of us already have Matariki traditions, ... More >>

Fourth Round Of Decisions Wraps Up $28million Regeneration Fund

Friday, 30 June 2023, 1:00 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Seventeen cultural sector organisations have been successful in the final round of the $28 million Cultural Sector Regeneration Fund. In the fourth and final round of funding decisions, 17 proposals were approved for up to $5.9 million of funding. ... More >>

50 Years Since New Zealand Government's Pacific Nuclear Protest

Monday, 26 June 2023, 10:22 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

This Wednesday marks 50 years since the New Zealand Government sent a frigate to French Polynesia to protest testing of nuclear weapons at Mururoa Atoll. "On 28 June 1973, HMNZS Otago sailed from Auckland, carrying a crew of 242 and Minister ... More >>

Aotearoa Remembers 70 Years Since Korean War Armistice

Tuesday, 20 June 2023, 12:23 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The National Commemoration for New Zealand’s involvement in the Korean War will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Sunday 25 June 2023. "We invite those who wish to reflect on the courageous service of New Zealanders in the Korean ... More >>

Third Regeneration Fund Decisions To Support Key Cultural Infrastructure

Monday, 29 May 2023, 11:02 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

More than forty cultural sector initiatives have been announced today as the latest recipients of the Cultural Sector Regeneration Fund , giving them the backing they need to make a lasting impact for the arts, culture and heritage sectors. In the ... More >>

Te Tahua O Matariki Ahunga Nui Hei Tautoko Huinga Whakanui - Matariki Ahunga Nui Fund To Support Celebrations

Tuesday, 2 May 2023, 7:32 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Te Tahua o Matariki Ahunga Nui hei tautoko huinga whakanui Ka haere tonu te tautoko a te kāwanatanga i ngā iwi Māori e mahi ana ki te whakaora ake me te whakanui i te mātauranga Matariki, i tana whakarite anō i te Tahua o Matariki Ahunga Nui ... More >>

Flag Notice For Coronation Of King Charles III: New Zealand Flag To Be Flown At Full Mast On Government Buildings

Monday, 1 May 2023, 2:35 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

At the request of the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, the Honourable Carmel Sepuloni, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at full mast on all Government and public buildings from 08.00 on the morning of Friday 5 May, until 17.00 on Monday ... More >>

New Site Required For National Erebus Memorial Due To Safety Concerns

Friday, 28 April 2023, 11:20 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today that significant damage caused at the National Erebus Memorial site by recent extreme and unprecedented weather events in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, means a new enduring home for the memorial ... More >>

2023 Anzac Day Commemorations To Be Held At Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

Monday, 17 April 2023, 11:20 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

On 25 April, there will be a range of opportunities for members of the public to participate in Anzac Day commemorations, said Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive Leauanae Laulu Mac Leauanae. Events this year include the Dawn Service at 6am, followed by ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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