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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 >>

Erebus Memorial Will Not Harm Pōhutukawa - But Further Delays Prolong Hurt For Victims’ Families

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 11:19 am | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The magnificent pōhutukawa tree near the National Erebus Memorial site is outside the construction zone and will not be harmed, says Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive, Bernadette Cavanagh. "I am troubled and saddened ... More >>

Site Establishment Begins For National Erebus Memorial

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 10:14 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Executive, Bernadette Cavanagh, announced today that site preparation for the long-awaited National Erebus Memorial at Taurarua / Dove-Myer Robinson Park in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland has begun. The ... More >>

Innovation Funding Flows, 2021 Events Confirmed

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 2:48 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage has published details of the first 32 projects to be supported by the Cultural Sector Innovation Fund, which collectively will receive $6.5 million. Deputy Chief Executive Te Aka Tūhono Investment & ... More >>

Celebrating A Quarter Century Of MMP

Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 10:10 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Today, 12 October 2021, marks the 25th anniversary of the first general election held under the mixed member proportional (MMP) voting system in Aotearoa New Zealand, says Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief Historian Neill Atkinson. ... More >>

Funding Available For Community-led History Projects

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 11:25 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage encourages people undertaking community-led history projects to apply for funding through Ngā Kōrero Tuku Iho Piki Ake! Kake Ake! New Zealand Oral History Grants and Whiria te Mahara History Research Grants ... More >>

He Tahua Pūtea Mā Ngā Kaupapa Hītori E Kōkirihia Ana E Te Hapori

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 11:20 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

E whakahau ana te Manatū Taonga i te hunga e kōkiri ana i ngā kaupapa hītori a te hapori ki te tono pūtea i ngā tahua pūtea a Ngā Kōrero Tuku Iho Piki Ake! Kake Ake! me Whiria te Mahara i mua i te katinga o ngā tono ā te 15 o Whiringa-ā-nuku. ... More >>

Applications Open For Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund

Friday, 24 September 2021, 11:57 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is now accepting applications for the 2022 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund, and communities across the motu are encouraged to apply for funding to support their local events. "Waitangi Day commemorations ... More >>

Commemorating military operations in Malaya and Malaysia

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 9:39 am | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

New Zealanders are invited to participate in online activities to honour those who served in New Zealand’s post-Second World War military operations in Malaya and Malaysia. The usual annual ceremony at the National War Memorial is unable to proceed ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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