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No National Anzac Day Services And Pacific Islands Memorial Unveiling Postponed

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 12:04 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

National Anzac Day services at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park and Atatürk Memorial will not be going ahead this year due to the mass gathering restrictions in place in response to COVID-19. The unveiling of the Pacific Islands Memorial at Pukeahu, ... More >>

Flag Half-masting Notice: First Anniversary Of The March 15 Christchurch Mosque Attacks

Friday, 13 March 2020, 4:41 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

First anniversary of the March 15 Christchurch mosque attacks Immediate effect and weekend of 14 – 15 March 2020 At the request of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government ... More >>

New Zealand Arts Council Has Two New Board Members

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1:39 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Two new appointees, Robyn Hunt and Kura Moeahu, have joined Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa (the board of Creative New Zealand), Manatū Taonga Ministry of Culture and Heritage advised today. Wellingtonian Robyn Hunt brings a strong disability ... More >>

Ngati Porou Share Their Journey Towards Te Tiriti Settlement

Monday, 17 February 2020, 12:47 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Today’s launch of the Ngati Porou treaty settlement documentary is significant for the iwi and for all New Zealanders as we further our understanding of the journey to Te Tiriti o Waitangi settlements, Bernadette Cavanagh CE Manatū Taonga Ministry ... More >>

Flag Half-masting Notice: Funeral Of Former Prime Minister Rt Hon Michael Moore, 14 February 2020

Friday, 14 February 2020, 10:46 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

  Friday, 14 February 2020, 8AM – 5PM (or building open hours) As a mark of mourning and respect and in accordance with protocol, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government and public building on Friday 14 February ... More >>

New government funding for waka will help precious heritage

Tuesday, 4 February 2020, 1:28 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: New government funding for waka will help precious national heritage, say Tuia 250 Co-Chairs) Tuia 250 Co-Chairs Dame Jenny Shipley and Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr warmly welcome the Prime Minister’s announcement ... More >>

New appointment to Drug Free Sport New Zealand Board

Monday, 3 February 2020, 2:30 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Professor Patria Hume has been appointed to the Drug Free Sport New Zealand Board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. More >>

Flag flown at half-mast for former PM Rt Hon Mike Moore

Monday, 3 February 2020, 2:09 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

As a mark of mourning and respect and in accordance with protocol, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government and public buildings with immediate effect today Monday, 3 February 2020 to mark the death of the former Prime Minister ... More >>

Two new appointments to New Zealand Film Commission’s Board

Tuesday, 21 January 2020, 4:31 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Pania Gray and David Wright have been appointed to the New Zealand Film Commission (NZFC) board Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage advised today. More >>

Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee Privacy Breach – Independent Review

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 11:09 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga has received the independent review into the Tuia 250 trainee privacy breach and fully accepts all the report’s recommendations, Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Bernadette Cavanagh said today. More >>

New Zealand Flag to be returned to full mast

Monday, 16 December 2019, 2:34 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

At the request of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, at 5pm today Monday 16 December 2019 the New Zealand Flag is to be returned to full mast on all Government and public buildings. This instruction applies to all Government ... More >>

2019 annual history awards reveal New Zealand’s stories

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 11:04 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Three fascinating Māori history projects featuring in this year’s New Zealand History Research Trust Fund Awards will provide insight into Māori life and heritage, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Historian Neill Atkinson said ... More >>

Flag half-masting directive - Whakaari White Island eruption

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 1:13 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

At the request of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government and public buildings with immediate effect as a mark of mourning and respect for the victims of the Whakaari/White ... More >>

Help required to complete D Company history

Monday, 9 December 2019, 9:32 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The Kamupene D Rua Tekau Mā Waru (D Company 28th Māori Battalion) Trust and Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage are intensifying efforts to complete the D Company history book and need help. More >>

Two new board appointments for Te Papa

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 9:39 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Andy Lowe, from Palmerston North and Cameron Harland, Wellington, are newly appointed to the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage confirmed today. More >>

Tuia 250 Voyage flotilla arrival in Capital

Saturday, 30 November 2019, 11:59 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Credit: Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage A glorious Wellington day greeted the Tuia 250 Voyage flotilla arrival into the Capital as the vessels made their way into berth at Queens Wharf. They mustered at Matiu / Somes Island off of ... More >>

New Zealand to mark 100 years since first Armistice Day

Thursday, 7 November 2019, 11:56 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Armistice Day will be commemorated with a national ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington on Monday 11 November at 11am. Members of the public are welcome to attend. More >>

1918 Influenza Pandemic Memorial Plaque unveiled today

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 12:04 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

A memorial plaque remembering the estimated 9000 New Zealanders who died in the 1918 global influenza pandemic was unveiled today in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Bernadette Cavanagh Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage ... More >>

Two women activists’ stories commemorate Suffrage Day 2019

Wednesday, 18 September 2019, 4:55 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

To mark the 126th anniversary of women’s suffrage on 19 September, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage has added the stories of two incredible women activists to NZHistory, Senior Historian Lynette Townsend said today. More >>

Celestial navigators arrive safely in Aotearoa

Friday, 13 September 2019, 10:30 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The double-hulled sailing canoe Fa’afaite has arrived safe and sound in Tauranga Harbour today, after leaving Tahiti on 20 August and crossing the Pacific using traditional navigation. More >>

 

 

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