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Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand

By   /  May 23, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Three 100-year-old diaries returning home to New Zealand Three original First World War diaries currently held in Leeds University’s Liddle collection will be returned to New Zealand as a result of an agreement with the University, Neill Atkinson, Chief Historian Manatū […]

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Pukeahu National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Pukeahu National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Pukeahu National War Memorial Park hosts Anzac Day commemorations This year both the Dawn Service and National Commemorative Service for Anzac Day will be held at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington, Brodie Stubbs Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and […]

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Monumental: New Zealand’s First World War Memorials

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Monumental: New Zealand’s First World War Memorials

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Monumental: New Zealand’s First World War Memorials On Anzac Day, New Zealand’s First World War memorials will be at the centre of commemorative events around the country. They are also the focus of the latest campaign from WW100, Monumental. “New Zealanders […]

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The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this weekend

By   /  April 11, 2018  /  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 this weekend

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: The New Zealand Army Band plays Pukeahu National War Memorial Park this weekend Current and former New Zealand Army Band members are joining together in a tribute to the fallen on Saturday and on Sunday for a free public concert at […]

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Suffrage stories highlighted for 125 commemorations

By   /  March 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on Suffrage stories highlighted for 125 commemorations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: Suffrage stories highlighted for 125 commemorations Today is International Women’s Day and this year we commemorate 125 years since women won the right to vote in Aotearoa. “Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage is commemorating Suffrage 125 by telling the […]

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US Memorial Design for Pukeahu National War Park Unveiled

By   /  March 5, 2018  /  24/7 News, Arts & Sports, New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage  /  Comments Off on US Memorial Design for Pukeahu National War Park Unveiled

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage – Release/Statement Headline: US Memorial Design for Pukeahu National War Park Unveiled Unveiling the design for the US memorial and the mauri stones ceremony cements the long-standing relationship between the United States and New Zealand, in times of peace and conflict, Paul James CE […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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