Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage
Latest

Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced

By   /  February 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Annual New Zealand History Awards Announced Themes of pacifism and conscientious objection feature prominently among this year’s annual New Zealand History Awards, which sees a total of $100,250 awarded to 10 applicants. “Researchers Margaret Lovell-Smith and Dan Bartlett delve into reactions […]

Read More →
Latest

1000th Last Post at Pukeahu

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on 1000th Last Post at Pukeahu

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: 1000th Last Post at Pukeahu The 1000th daily Last Post ceremony marking the First World War centenary will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial at 5.00pm on Thursday 18 January and members of the public are welcome to attend.  Last […]

Read More →
Latest

Landmarks Whenua Tohunga showcasing Otago’s history and heritage

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Landmarks Whenua Tohunga showcasing Otago’s history and heritage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Landmarks Whenua Tohunga showcasing Otago’s history and heritage Twelve hugely significant Otago sites are now included in the Landmarks Whenua Tohunga programme, Paul James Chief Executive Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage said today. “Landmarks Whenua Tohunga is an exciting […]

Read More →
Latest

The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Sunday

By   /  November 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Sunday

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park on Sunday Some of New Zealand’s finest military musicians and vocalists will feature in the iconic New Zealand Army Band’s free concert this Sunday 3 December at Pukeahu National War […]

Read More →
Latest

99th Commemoration of Armistice Day Saturday 11 November

By   /  November 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on 99th Commemoration of Armistice Day Saturday 11 November

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: 99th Commemoration of Armistice Day Saturday 11 November The National Commemoration of Armistice Day will be held in the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington at 11:00am on Saturday, 11 November. “This is the 99th commemoration of the […]

Read More →
Latest

Commemorations to mark 75th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Commemorations to mark 75th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Commemorations to mark 75th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein Commemorations to mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial, in Wellington on Friday 27 October. “The service will acknowledge […]

Read More →
Latest

New book presents snapshots of NZ’s rich history

By   /  October 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on New book presents snapshots of NZ’s rich history

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: New book presents snapshots of NZ’s rich history Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage’s online historical treasures feature in a newly released book, Today in New Zealand History, which presents a day-by-day calendar of events from New Zealand’s past. “The […]

Read More →
Latest

Commemorations acknowledge New Zealand’s contribution in Second World War and South-East Asia

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Commemorations acknowledge New Zealand’s contribution in Second World War and South-East Asia

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Commemorations acknowledge New Zealand’s contribution in Second World War and South-East Asia Two significant commemorations, one marking the 75th anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) involvement during the Second World War and the other New Zealand’s contribution to […]

Read More →
Latest

Lindauer portraits on show in San Francisco

By   /  September 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Lindauer portraits on show in San Francisco

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Lindauer portraits on show in San Francisco The critically acclaimed exhibition of Lindauer portraits The Māori Portraits: Gottfried Lindauer’s New Zealand will open at the de Young Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, tomorrow, 9 September 2017. “Auckland Art Gallery Toi o […]

Read More →
Latest

Māori Battalion D Company story to be told

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Māori Battalion D Company story to be told

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Māori Battalion D Company story to be told Media release, 24 August 2017. Research to bring to life the story of D Company’s important role in the Second World War gets underway in earnest on Saturday with a launch at the […]

Read More →
Latest

Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund Applications Open

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund Applications Open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund Applications Open Applications for funding for events in 2018 that commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi open on Monday 21 August. The Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund invites applications from groups hosting community events which promote […]

Read More →
Latest

Memorial to recognise bonds of war

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Memorial to recognise bonds of war

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Memorial to recognise bonds of war The bond formed between Belgium and New Zealand during the First World War will be recognised today with two special ceremonies at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park. Outgoing Belgian Ambassador Jean-Luc Bodson will break the […]

Read More →
Latest

Decimal currency move a defining moment

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Decimal currency move a defining moment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Decimal currency move a defining moment 50 years ago on Monday 10 July 1967 one of the defining moments in New Zealand’s history happened when we moved from pounds, shilling and pence to decimal currency. Ministry for Culture and Heritage Chief […]

Read More →
Latest

Belgian WW1 exhibition shows respect for New Zealand soldiers

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Belgian WW1 exhibition shows respect for New Zealand soldiers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Belgian WW1 exhibition shows respect for New Zealand soldiers  “Passchendaele: The Belgians have not forgotten” – an exhibition developed in Belgium to acknowledge New Zealand’s part in the Battle of Passchendaele opens for a three week period at the National War […]

Read More →
Latest

New Zealand’s oldest war memorial to be refurbished

By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s oldest war memorial to be refurbished

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand’s oldest war memorial to be refurbished Work has begun on refurbishment of New Zealand’s oldest war memorial, the Weeping Woman, located in Moutoa Gardens, Whanganui. It is expected to be completed by the end of the month. New Zealand’s […]

Read More →
Latest

Battle for Crete anniversary | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Battle for Crete anniversary | Ministry for Culture and Heritage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Battle for Crete anniversary | Ministry for Culture and Heritage The 76th anniversary of the Battle for Crete will be marked at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at Wellington on Saturday 20 May. The ceremony will begin at 4:30pm with a […]

Read More →
Latest

Urgent call for 28th Māori Battalion photos

By   /  April 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Urgent call for 28th Māori Battalion photos

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Urgent call for 28th Māori Battalion photos The author of a book that will capture the battle experience of the 28th Māori Battalion’s B-Company is calling for family descendants and relatives to help locate up to 400 photos of the 900 […]

Read More →
Latest

Missing World War One NZ Rifle Brigade flags sought

By   /  April 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Missing World War One NZ Rifle Brigade flags sought

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Missing World War One NZ Rifle Brigade flags sought With Anzac Day fast approaching researchers are hoping to locate two missing flags presented to the New Zealand Rifle Brigade in England in 1919 and are looking for help from the public. […]

Read More →
Latest

Manatū Taonga standing alongside Te Matatini

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Manatū Taonga standing alongside Te Matatini

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Manatū Taonga standing alongside Te Matatini Kapa haka is a powerful and positive expression of who we are as New Zealanders and we proudly support the biennial Te Matatini Festival being held this year in Hastings, Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture […]

Read More →
Latest

New Zealand’s history awards reveal our past

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s history awards reveal our past

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand’s history awards reveal our past This year’s New Zealand History Research Trust Fund awards will see eleven New Zealand researchers bring the country’s past to life in projects ranging from a biography of portrait artist Isaac Coates to the […]

Read More →