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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 >>

Two-week Extension For Regional Culture And Heritage Fund Applicants

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 5:37 pm | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Applicants to the sixth round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF) now have a two week extension to ready their applications, Pou Mataaho o Te Hua Deputy Chief Executive Delivery at Manatū Taonga, Tamsin Evans announced today. The new ... More >>

National Merchant Navy Day Commemoration: Friday 3 September

Monday, 30 August 2021, 1:50 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

While the national commemoration to honour those who served in the Merchant Navy during wartime is unable to proceed this week due to current COVID-19 alert levels, New Zealanders are welcome to participate in online activities to mark the occasion, ... More >>

Cancelled: Vietnam Veterans’ Day Commemoration - COVID-19 Update

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 7:27 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

The commemoration to mark Vietnam Veterans’ Day tomorrow (Wednesday 18 August) at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington has been cancelled due to the nationwide move to COVID-19 Alert Level 4. "An Act of Remembrance ceremony was ... More >>

New Zealand to mark Vietnam Veterans’ Day

Monday, 16 August 2021, 11:23 am | Ministry of Culture and Heritage

  Members of the public are invited to join the annual commemoration to mark Vietnam Veterans’ Day this Wednesday 18 August at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. "More than 3,000 New Zealand military personnel served in Vietnam between 1964 and 1972," ... More >>

Hon Chris Finlayson And Claire Szabó Appointed To The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Board

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 2:20 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Hon Chris Finlayson QC and Claire Szabó have been appointed as new members of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa (NZSO) board for three-year terms, starting 1 August 2021. Hon Chris Finlayson QC is a lawyer and former Member ... More >>

Matariki Williams Appointed As Pou Hītori Māori Matua Senior Māori Historian

Tuesday, 29 June 2021, 1:03 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Matariki Williams (Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Whakaue, Ngāti Hauiti, Taranaki) has been appointed as Pou Hītori Māori Matua Senior Māori Historian in Te Pae Wānanga (the Research and Publishing team) at Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage. ... More >>

Korean War Commemoration: Important COVID-19 Update

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 2:18 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

On Friday 25 June New Zealand will commemorate the 71st anniversary of the start of the Korean War, at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington. However, at COVID-19 Alert Level 2 in Wellington, the event will no longer be open to members ... More >>

New Zealand To Mark 71st Anniversary Of The Korean War

Friday, 18 June 2021, 3:56 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington will host the commemoration to mark the 71st anniversary of the Korean War on Friday 25 June. "An Act of Remembrance ceremony will take place at the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior at Pukeahu," says ... More >>

Five New Members Appointed To The Sport NZ Board

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 3:58 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Five new members have been appointed to the Sport and Recreation New Zealand (Sport NZ) Board. Duane Kale, Karen Vercoe, Rakesh Naidoo, Robyn Cockburn and Suri Bartlett have each been appointed for three-year terms. Their diverse backgrounds and experience ... More >>

Inaugural National Waka Hourua Festival Launched

Sunday, 2 May 2021, 4:53 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Te Hau Kōmaru chair Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr has announced the first National WakaHourua Festival to be held in Tauranga, 19-23 May 2021. The first National Waka Hourua Festival Te Hau Komaru will be held in Tauranga from 19-23 May 2021. Te Hau Kōmaru chair ... More >>

Timothy Castle, Robyn Clements And Dillon Boucher Appointed To The Drug Free Sport New Zealand Board

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 1:10 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Timothy (Tim) Castle has been reappointed as Chair and Robyn Clements and Dillon Boucher MNZM have been appointed as members to the board of Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ). Tim Castle’s reappointment as Chair is for a two-year term, commencing ... More >>

Dr Ruth Harley Reappointed As Chair Of NZ On Air

Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 1:46 pm | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Dr Ruth Harley has been reappointed as the Chair of NZ On Air Irirangi Te Motu (NZ On Air), for a three-year term from 1 May 2021. Dr Harley has a long international career in the screen industry. She was formerly the commissioning editor for Television ... More >>

New Zealanders To Commemorate Anzac Day In Person

Monday, 19 April 2021, 3:44 pm | Ministry For Culture And Heritage

After a disrupted 2020, New Zealanders will be able to gather in public to commemorate Anzac Day this Sunday. Last year, for the first time since Anzac services began in 1916, New Zealanders were not able to gather at public services and war memorials ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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