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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 >>

Including New Zealand history in curriculum applauded

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 3:16 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Changes announced today by Government to the school curriculum to better reflect key aspects of New Zealand’s history have been welcomed by Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Historian Neill Atkinson. More >>

National Commemoration for Malaya and Malaysia Operations

Thursday, 12 September 2019, 9:57 am | 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 Monday 16 September. More >>

Tuia 250 website privacy breach reviewer appointed

Friday, 30 August 2019, 3:46 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Doug Craig has been appointed to conduct the independent review into the privacy breach on the Tuia – Encounters 250 website, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive Bernadette Cavanagh said today. More >>

Merchant Navy Day Commemoration Marks Civilians Commitment

Friday, 30 August 2019, 9:29 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The national commemoration honouring those who served in the Merchant Navy during wartime is being held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on 3 September, Brodie Stubbs Manager Te Pae Mahara, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said ... More >>

Privacy breach with the Tuia 250 Voyage website

Sunday, 25 August 2019, 11:25 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

MANATŪ TAONGA MINISTRY FOR CULTURE AND HERITAGE MEDIA RELEASE 25 August 2019 Privacy breach identified with the Tuia 250 Voyage Trainee website Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is investigating a serious digital privacy breach involving ... More >>

Kua tuwhera te tono Pūtea Whakanui i te Ra o Waitangi

Friday, 23 August 2019, 12:35 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

E whakaaetia ana e Te Manatū Taonga i tēnei wā ngā tono pūtea mō ngā huihuinga o te 2020 ka whakanui i te waitohutanga o Te Tiriti o Waitangi. More >>

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund now open

Friday, 23 August 2019, 12:17 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

“Applications for the 2020 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund open today and communities throughout the country are encouraged to apply for funding to support their local events,” says Bernadette Cavanagh, Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for ... More >>

Crew to sail to NZ from Tahiti using celestial navigation

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 12:24 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

A double-hulled canoe will depart Tahiti next week and navigate to Aotearoa using the stars, moon and currents to guide its voyage, announced Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive Bernadette Cavanagh. More >>

Vietnam Veterans’ Day National Commemoration

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 4:55 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Members of the public are invited to join the annual national commemoration to mark Vietnam Veterans’ Day this Sunday 18 August at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. More >>

 

 

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