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Radio New Zealand board appointment

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Radio New Zealand board appointment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Radio New Zealand board appointment Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced the appointment of experienced Wellington businessman Mike (MOD) O’Donnell to the board of Radio New Zealand. He replaces Sheena Henderson who retired at the end of her second term. “Mr O’Donnell […]

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Government backs Gisborne’s Lawson Field Theatre

By   /  September 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Government backs Gisborne’s Lawson Field Theatre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government backs Gisborne’s Lawson Field Theatre The Lawson Field Theatre in Gisborne is receiving a capital grant of more than $400,000 towards seismic strengthening. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says the Gisborne District Council was forced to close the theatre last October due […]

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Funding for Napier’s Art Deco Heritage buildings

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Napier’s Art Deco Heritage buildings

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Napier’s Art Deco Heritage buildings Three of Napier city centre’s art deco and character buildings are to receive more than $180,000 for earthquake strengthening work. Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry made the announcements in Napier today and says they’re part of […]

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Dean Whiting appointed to NZ Arts Council

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Dean Whiting appointed to NZ Arts Council

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Dean Whiting appointed to NZ Arts Council Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has appointed Wellingtonian Dean Whiting of Te Whanau a Apanui descent to the Arts Council of New Zealand. “Dean’s significant knowledge of te ao Māori (Māori world view) and Māori arts […]

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Kokako birdsong rings out in Kauri Coast forests

By   /  August 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Kokako birdsong rings out in Kauri Coast forests

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Kokako birdsong rings out in Kauri Coast forests Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says there’s been a more than thousand percent increase in the number of kokako in Kauri Coast forests since 1990 due to the continued use of 1080 and trapping. “An aerial 1080 drop […]

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Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award winner announced

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award winner announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award winner announced Arts, Culture and Heritage Maggie Barry has announced David Elliot’s book ‘Snark’ as this year’s winner of the New Zealand Margaret Mahy Book of the Year Award. “David Elliot, also winner of the Russel Clark Award […]

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NZ On Air Board appointment

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on NZ On Air Board appointment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: NZ On Air Board appointment Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has appointed Dunedin chartered accountant Stuart McLauchlan to NZ On Air.  “With his skills in business advisory and governance roles I am delighted Stuart is joining the board,” Ms Barry says. “A partner […]

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Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Stewart Island heritage centre A new purpose-built heritage centre on Stewart Island will receive more than $1 million in Government funding, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced in Oban today. “I’m very pleased to announce the Government is committing $1.08m […]

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Funding for Blenheim’s ASB Theatre

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Blenheim’s ASB Theatre

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Blenheim’s ASB Theatre The ASB Theatre Complex in Blenheim will receive additional Government funding of $900,000, Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced. “I am pleased to announce the Government will commit $900,000 to the project through the Regional Culture and […]

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Rotorua cultural group on stage in Korea

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Rotorua cultural group on stage in Korea

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Rotorua cultural group on stage in Korea Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry say two cultural exchanges between New Zealand and Korea this year will have cultural and economic benefits for both countries. “Rotorua’s Te Arawa Cultural Group will perform in front hundreds of […]

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‘Luck of the Draw’ project explores conscription

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on ‘Luck of the Draw’ project explores conscription

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: ‘Luck of the Draw’ project explores conscription Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry says a project by 8 young New Zealand artists will spark new conversations on conscription and give us all a better understanding of its place in our history. “100 years ago […]

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Funding for Foxton’s new multi-purpose community facility

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding for Foxton’s new multi-purpose community facility

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding for Foxton’s new multi-purpose community facility A new multi-purpose community facility in Foxton will receive more than a million dollars in government funding from the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF). Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry made the announcement today alongside MP […]

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Ministers applaud successful Lions Series

By   /  July 9, 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 applaud successful Lions Series

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ministers applaud successful Lions Series Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Sport and Recreation Minister Jonathan Coleman and Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry have applauded the successful DHL New Zealand Lions Series after the final test last night at Eden Park. “Last night’s dramatic […]

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Film Commission appointments announced

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Arts, Culture and Heritage, Maggie Barry, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Film Commission appointments announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Film Commission appointments announced Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has announced two new appointments to the New Zealand Film Commission Board. “The New Zealand Film Commission is successfully bringing our stories to New Zealanders and people overseas and these two new appointments will […]

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Hundertwasser Arts Centre set to go ahead

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

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

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

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

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

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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