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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Wellington symposium delves into First World War and its legacy

By   /  December 12, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Wellington symposium delves into First World War and its legacy

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Wellington symposium delves into First World War and its legacy From the Russian Revolution, suffrage protest in America and the horrendous death toll on the Western Front at Passchendaele, to the fate of Palestine and the birth of modern Iraq, 1917 […]

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Landmarks Whenua Tohunga reveals Northland’s precious culture and heritage

By   /  December 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Landmarks Whenua Tohunga reveals Northland’s precious culture and heritage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Landmarks Whenua Tohunga reveals Northland’s precious culture and heritage Some of Northland’s most precious culture and heritage sites are brought together under the Landmarks Whenua Tohunga banner giving people the opportunity to learn more about our nation’s stories, Paul James CE […]

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National War Memorial Scoops Heritage Design Award

By   /  November 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on National War Memorial Scoops Heritage Design Award

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: National War Memorial Scoops Heritage Design Award The National War Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington won the Heritage category of the New Zealand Architecture Awards announced yesterday evening. “The Ministry is honored to win in this fitting […]

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98th National Commemoration of Armistice Day

By   /  November 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on 98th National Commemoration of Armistice Day

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: 98th National Commemoration of Armistice Day Tomorrow’s National Commemoration of Armistice Day in the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park marking the end of the First World War is a significant one for us all and the public is […]

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Films That Shaped New Zealand – Celebrating 120 Years of Cinema

By   /  October 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Films That Shaped New Zealand – Celebrating 120 Years of Cinema

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Films That Shaped New Zealand – Celebrating 120 Years of Cinema October 2016 sees the 120th anniversary of the first public film screenings in New Zealand. A season of films that shaped New Zealand will mark the anniversary at Ngā Taonga […]

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New Zealand’s most traumatic military campaign revealed

By   /  September 22, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s most traumatic military campaign revealed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand’s most traumatic military campaign revealed The bloodiest and most traumatic campaign in New Zealand’s military history is captured in a new book produced by Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Written by leading military historian Dr Ian McGibbon, […]

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National Commemoration for the Malaya and Malaysia Operations

By   /  September 14, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on National Commemoration for the Malaya and Malaysia Operations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: National Commemoration for the Malaya and Malaysia Operations New Zealand’s contribution to military operations in Malaya and Malaysia from the late 1940s to the mid-1960s will be commemorated in a national service held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park at 11.00am […]

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