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New Zealand Pauses To Remember The Korean War

Tuesday, 21 June 2022, 9:48 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

An Act of Remembrance ceremony at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington will be held on Saturday 25 June to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of New Zealand’s involvement in the Korean War, in which several thousand New Zealand Army and Navy ... More >>

Free Screening Of Barry Barclay: Camera On The Shore At National Library This June

Thursday, 5 May 2022, 2:46 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Wellingtonians are invited to attend a free screening of Barry Barclay: Camera on the Shore at the National Library on Thursday 23 June 2022 at 5:30pm. Graeme Tuckett’s celebrated documentary about pioneering Māori filmmaker Barry Barclay (Ngāti Apa ... More >>

National Anzac Day Commemorations Update

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 2:25 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington will host both the Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service for Anzac Day, on Monday 25 April. "While the national commemorations are taking place, the Dawn Service will not include a ... More >>

National Commemorations Marking Anzac Day To Go Ahead

Wednesday, 6 April 2022, 11:49 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

National commemorations to mark Anzac Day will take place on Monday 25 April in Wellington, announced Bernadette Cavanagh, Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage today. The traditional events will take ... More >>

Ministry Welcomes The Conclusion Of The Chief Ombudsman’s Report Into The National Erebus Memorial Project

Monday, 28 March 2022, 11:17 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The completion of an investigation into complaints received by the Chief Ombudsman about aspects of the National Erebus Memorial has been welcomed by Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Bernadette Cavanagh, Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive. ... More >>

Kiwi Legends Of Architecture And Design Featured In Dictionary Of NZ Biography

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 2:39 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Fourteen new entries featuring legendary architects, industrial and fashion designers, and inventors have been added to Ngā Tāngata Taumata Rau Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (DNZB). DNZB is produced by Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage. ... More >>

Celebrating 75 Years Of Aotearoa New Zealand’s National Orchestra

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 11:32 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

This week marks the 75th ‘birthday’ of Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, which gave its first public performance on 6 March 1947 in the Wellington Town Hall. "The NZSO is one of our most prominent cultural organisations ... More >>

Government Fund Supports Waitangi Day 2022 Commemorations

Thursday, 3 February 2022, 11:25 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is supporting communities across the motu to commemorate Waitangi Day 2022 in innovative ways, through its Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund. The Fund supports events organised by local councils or community ... More >>

Five New Appointments For Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Board And Māori Heritage Council

Thursday, 23 December 2021, 2:48 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Five new members have been appointed to the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga (HNZPT) Board and Māori Heritage Council. Katharine Watson of Christchurch is an archaeologist at Watson Archaeology Ltd and is currently completing her PhD at the ... More >>

New Chair Appointed To The National Pacific Radio Trust

Monday, 20 December 2021, 2:50 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Saimoni Lealea is warmly welcomed as the newly appointed Chair to the National Pacific Radio Trust (NPRT) Board, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. His term commences on 1 January 2022. Saimoni (Sai) Lealea has provided leadership ... More >>

Work Progresses On National Erebus Memorial Site Establishment

Tuesday, 14 December 2021, 6:29 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Works advanced this morning to establish the construction site for the National Erebus Memorial, Te Paerangi Ataata, in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, said Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive, Bernadette Cavanagh. "Early ... More >>

Manatū Taonga Ministry For Culture And Heritage Embarks On Carillon Strengthening Project

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 11:38 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is pleased to announce planning is underway to seismically strengthen the National War Memorial Carillon Bell Tower. "In consultation with Wellington City Council, a newly approved deadline of ... More >>

New Members And Chair Appointed To The Broadcasting Standards Authority Board

Thursday, 2 December 2021, 5:36 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Tupe Solomon-Tanoa'i and John Gillespie have joined the Broadcasting Standards Authority (BSA) board, with current member Susie Staley confirmed as Chair, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage confirmed today, following appointments by Minister ... More >>

History Funding To Put Māori And Pacific Stories In The Spotlight

Tuesday, 30 November 2021, 2:54 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage today announced funding grants for 24 community-based history projects, with the highest ever number of kaupapa Māori and Pacific stories funded. Funding will be administered through the Ministry’s ... More >>

Remembering The Erebus Disaster: 42 Years On

Sunday, 28 November 2021, 6:15 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Today, Sunday 28 November, marks the 42nd anniversary of the Erebus disaster, which remains New Zealand’s worst civil accident and resulted in the loss of 257 lives. "As work is set to get underway on the new national memorial honouring those ... More >>

Ministry Committed To Getting Work Underway For National Erebus Memorial

Thursday, 25 November 2021, 2:01 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive, Bernadette Cavanagh, expressed a firm commitment to getting site preparation works underway for the National Erebus Memorial at Taurarua Dove-Myer Robinson Park in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. ... More >>

National Armistice Day Commemorated Today

Thursday, 11 November 2021, 12:19 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

New Zealand’s National Armistice Day Commemoration was observed today at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Bernadette Cavanagh Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2111/6f4dfa8e8e2bf344da86.jpeg" ... More >>

New Zealand Flag Half Masting Directive - Death Of The Hon Dame Catherine Tizard

Monday, 1 November 2021, 10:23 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

At the request of Hon Kiri Allan, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, the New Zealand Flag is to be flown at half-mast on all Government and public buildings today, Monday 1 November 2021, as a mark of mourning and respect for the Hon Dame ... More >>

Manatū Taonga Announces 2022 Commemorations Programme

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 1:17 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive Bernadette Cavanagh announced the 2022 commemorations programme today and encouraged people to get in touch with the Ministry if they are planning activities centred on one of these events. ... More >>

Funding Flows To Te Waipounamu Arts Culture And Heritage Sector

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 7:15 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Te Waipounamu arts, culture and heritage organisations will receive $2.68 million from the Cultural Sector Innovation Fund, with funds flowing to 33 projects after Te Urungi events in Ōtautahi, Ōtepoti and Murihiku. Further funding awards from ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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