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Carillon Tower Detailed Seismic Assessment Released

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 4:36 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage has today released online the final detailed seismic assessment on the Carillon Tower at the National War Memorial in Wellington. The final report completed in April this year, found the Carillon Tower ... More >>

70th Commemoration For Korean War Marked On 1 July

Monday, 29 June 2020, 3:23 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The national commemoration marking the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War is being held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Wednesday 1 July, Bernadette Cavanagh Tumu Whakarae Chief Executive Manatū Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage ... More >>

New Board Appointments For NZSO

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 9:10 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Appointments to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, NZSO, of Geoff Dangerfield, who steps into the role of deputy-chair, Ainsley Walter, Edwin Read and Carmel Walsh, have been confirmed today by Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage From ... More >>

Professor Juliet Gerrard Appointed To Te Papa Board

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 11:22 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Juliet Gerrard, currently the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Adviser and University of Auckland professor in biological and chemical sciences, is newly appointed to the board of Te Papa Tongarewa, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage ... More >>

New Zealanders Encouraged To Gather As Virtual Communities For Anzac Day

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 12:50 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

For the first time since Anzac services began in 1916, New Zealanders won’t be gathering at public services and war memorials nationwide on Saturday to mark this significant day of remembrance. Anzac Services around the country – including those ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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