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Manatū Taonga standing alongside Te Matatini

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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

Published 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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Organ recital featuring baroque music Pukeahu National War Memorial Sunday 11 September

Published By   /  September 5, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Organ recital featuring baroque music Pukeahu National War Memorial Sunday 11 September

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Organ recital featuring baroque music Pukeahu National War Memorial Sunday 11 September World class musician Timothy Hurd QSM will play the St Lazarus Memorial Organ in a recital at the National War Memorial as part of the Winter Concert series at […]

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New book offers a fresh perspective on New Zealand’s contribution to Western Front campaign

Published By   /  September 5, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on New book offers a fresh perspective on New Zealand’s contribution to Western Front campaign

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: New book offers a fresh perspective on New Zealand’s contribution to Western Front campaign Between 1914 and 1918 New Zealand fought the bloodiest and most traumatic campaign in its military history Since the first official history of the New Zealand Division […]

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National Merchant Navy Day Commemoration 3 September 2016

Published By   /  August 31, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on National Merchant Navy Day Commemoration 3 September 2016

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: National Merchant Navy Day Commemoration 3 September 2016 The national commemoration to honour those who served in the Merchant Navy during wartime is being held this Saturday 3 September in the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Heather Baggott […]

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50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

Published By   /  August 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War The 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War will be marked with two services in Wellington on 18 August. A wreathlaying ceremony attended by His Excellency The Governor-General Lieutenant General Sir Jerry Mateparae, Prime Minister Rt […]

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Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre Boost for Students

Published By   /  August 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre Boost for Students

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre Boost for Students Students from throughout New Zealand are set to benefit from today’s opening of the Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Paul James Chief Executive of Manatū […]

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Waitangi Day Fund applications now open

Published By   /  August 15, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Waitangi Day Fund applications now open

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Waitangi Day Fund applications now open Applications for the 2017 Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund are open and applications from groups hosting community events celebrating New Zealand identity by commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi are welcome. “Projects run in […]

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Search continues for First World War Māori soldiers’ photographs

Published By   /  August 11, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Search continues for First World War Māori soldiers’ photographs

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Search continues for First World War Māori soldiers’ photographs Do you recognise the only unidentified man in this group of Māori soldiers from the First World War? Since calling on New Zealanders to share their photos of Māori soldiers, Dr Monty […]

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A landmark in New Zealand film and news

Published By   /  August 10, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on A landmark in New Zealand film and news

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: A landmark in New Zealand film and news 2016 is the anniversary of a landmark moment for the New Zealand film and news industries. It is 75 years since the National Film Unit (NFU) was set up to screen newsreels for […]

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Conscientious objection and dissent in the First World War

Published By   /  August 3, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Conscientious objection and dissent in the First World War

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Conscientious objection and dissent in the First World War While most New Zealanders supported their country’s participation in the First World War, a small but significant group opposed it on religious, political, philosophical or personal grounds.  Now, a century later the […]

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Pukeahu hosts National Commemoration Marking 66th Anniversary of Korean War

Published By   /  June 23, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Pukeahu hosts National Commemoration Marking 66th Anniversary of Korean War

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Pukeahu hosts National Commemoration Marking 66th Anniversary of Korean War The public are invited to attend tomorrow’s (Friday 24 June) national commemoration to mark the 66th Anniversary of the start of the Korean War being held in the Hall of Memories […]

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Local history projects receive national funding

Published By   /  June 16, 2016  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Local history projects receive national funding

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Local history projects receive national funding Diverse stories of New Zealand history, including sheep shearing, an internationally successful business and Cook Island music-making will be brought to life through this year’s New Zealand Oral History Awards recipients announced by Manatū Taonga, […]

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