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Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead

Published By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry say the Whangarei Art Museum Trust will receive up to $3 million towards its bespoke project to build a Hundertwasser Art Centre in Whangarei.  This […]

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$4m grant to Hawke’s Bay Opera House

Published By   /  June 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $4m grant to Hawke’s Bay Opera House

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $4m grant to Hawke’s Bay Opera House Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Hawke’s Bay Opera House in Hastings will receive $4 million in funding for seismic strengthening from the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund. “The Opera House is an important venue for […]

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National commemoration to mark Messines centenary

Published By   /  June 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on National commemoration to mark Messines centenary

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: National commemoration to mark Messines centenary A national commemoration to mark the heavy price paid by New Zealand troops at Messines a hundred years ago will be streamed online tomorrow so all Kiwis can pay their respects to the 700 who died in the battle […]

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Ministers welcome Lions Series kick-off

Published By   /  June 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Jonathan Coleman, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Ministers welcome Lions Series kick-off

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers welcome Lions Series kick-off Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry welcome the kick-off of the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017. The New Zealand Lions Series 2017 will take place from 3 […]

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$21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

Published By   /  May 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Budget 2017, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $21.2m to tell New Zealand’s stories and news Budget 2017 includes a significant investment in Radio New Zealand, as well as new funding to support the understanding of our most important national stories, Ms Barry says. Radio New Zealand will receive an additional $11.4 million […]

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‘Wild Creations’ – artists with a conservation connection

Published By   /  May 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Conservation, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ‘Wild Creations’ – artists with a conservation connection

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Wild Creations’ – artists with a conservation connection Our unique natural heritage is set to inspire New Zealand artists through an initiative announced today by the Minister of Conservation and the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry. “Wild Creations will offer a range […]

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Budget 2017: $303.9m for New Zealand Screen grants

Published By   /  May 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: $303.9m for New Zealand Screen grants

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: $303.9m for New Zealand Screen grants Budget 2017 will see $303.9 million allocated to support the continuation of the New Zealand screen industry production grants, both globally and domestically, say Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry. […]

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Battle of Passchendaele competition launched

Published By   /  May 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Education, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Battle of Passchendaele competition launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Battle of Passchendaele competition launched Ten senior students will get the opportunity to join the 100th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium later this year, as part of a competition for schools and kura, Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Minister for Arts, […]

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Minister announces Creative NZ appointments

Published By   /  May 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Minister announces Creative NZ appointments

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister announces Creative NZ appointments Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of Michael Moynahan as the new chair of Creative New Zealand. “Michael has a long association with literature throughout his 25 year career in publishing including as CEO of […]

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Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

Published By   /  April 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Education, Hekia Parata, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Battalion’s D Company historian appointed The history of the 28th Māori Battalion’s D Company will be documented by Harawira Craig Pearless, Education Minister Hekia Parata and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have announced. Ms Parata, who is also the Chair of the […]

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Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched

Published By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Jonathan Coleman, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Sport and Recreation  /  Comments Off on Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rugby 2017 Festival programme launched Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have today launched the Rugby 2017 Festival. “Rugby 2017 Festival is a program of engaging activities for fans that will run alongside the DHL New Zealand […]

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NZ artists at prestigious contemporary exhibition

Published By   /  April 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ artists at prestigious contemporary exhibition

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ artists at prestigious contemporary exhibition Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has congratulated three New Zealand artists whose work will be exhibited at documenta –  breaking new ground  for New Zealand art at one of the world’s most highly regarded contemporary art exhibitions. […]

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Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award

Published By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park wins prestigious landscape award Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says Pukeahu National War Memorial Park’s overall win at this year’s New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architecture annual awards is a fitting accolade for this special place of remembrance. […]

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First Heritage EQUIP grants allocated

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on First Heritage EQUIP grants allocated

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First Heritage EQUIP grants allocated Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says two industrial buildings will receive the first funding from a new grant specifically for earthquake strengthening privately-owned heritage buildings. “The National Tobacco Company Building in Napier and the former Union Steamship Company […]

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Unveiling strengthens NZ-Turkish ties

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Unveiling strengthens NZ-Turkish ties

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Unveiling strengthens NZ-Turkish ties Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the ties between New Zealand and Turkey were strengthened further today with the unveiling of the Turkish Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. “It’s fitting that the second memorial to take its […]

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New Zealand's darkest day remembered in 2017

Published By   /  March 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand's darkest day remembered in 2017

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand's darkest day remembered in 2017 Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says New Zealand’s darkest day during World War 1 will be remembered as part of WW100’s 2017 programme.  “This year attention turns from Gallipoli to the Western Front.  The Battle of […]

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$2m tourism and cultural boost for Tairawhiti

Published By   /  February 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Economic Development, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on $2m tourism and cultural boost for Tairawhiti

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $2m tourism and cultural boost for Tairawhiti Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry today announced funding will be made available for tourism infrastructure and cultural events as part of the Tairawhiti Economic Action Plan. The Action Plan was […]

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Further funding for regional culture and heritage

Published By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Further funding for regional culture and heritage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Further funding for regional culture and heritage Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says applications for the second round of funding to support regional cultural amenities is now open. “Since opening last year this multi-million dollar fund for capital projects has championed some tremendous […]

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First Encounters 250 commemoration launched

Published By   /  January 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on First Encounters 250 commemoration launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First Encounters 250 commemoration launched Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced a national commemoration to mark the 250th anniversary of the first encounters between Māori and Europeans. In October 2019, First Encounters 250 will commemorate the early meeting of Māori and Europeans […]

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Heritage EQUIP fund open for applications

Published By   /  December 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Heritage EQUIP fund open for applications

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Heritage EQUIP fund open for applications A new $12 million support fund for earthquake strengthening work on heritage buildings is now open for applications, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. Launched in September, the Heritage Earthquake Upgrade Incentive Programme (Heritage EQUIP) offers […]

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