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2018 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement: winners announced

Published By   /  October 16, 2018  /  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage, News, Press Release  /  Comments Off on 2018 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement: winners announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Headline: 2018 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement: winners announced Feminist and working-class stories, poetry as song, and a deeper understanding of New Zealand art – these are just some of the frontiers explored by this year’s winners of the Prime Minister’s Awards for […]

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Heritage buildings get strengthening boost

Published By   /  October 16, 2018  /  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage, News, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Heritage buildings get strengthening boost

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Headline: Heritage buildings get strengthening boost Heritage buildings in Wellington, Nelson’s State Cinema and the former post office in Onehunga, Auckland are receiving funding to help with earthquake strengthening, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage announced today. The former Onehunga Post Office at 120 Onehunga […]

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Time to reflect on 1918 influenza pandemic

Published By   /  October 8, 2018  /  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage, News, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Time to reflect on 1918 influenza pandemic

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Headline: Time to reflect on 1918 influenza pandemic One hundred years ago the influenza pandemic killed an estimated 9000 New Zealanders during this country’s largest public health crisis, says Manatū Taonga Ministry for Culture and Heritage chief historian Neill Atkinson. “The majority of deaths […]

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Office of the Ombudsman releases results of OIA investigations

Published By   /  September 27, 2018  /  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage, News, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Office of the Ombudsman releases results of OIA investigations

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Headline: Office of the Ombudsman releases results of OIA investigations The Chief Ombudsman says agencies have responded positively to his self-initiated investigation of their official information practices. In April, the Chief Ombudsman announced investigations into four agencies (the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, the […]

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New Zealand Music Commission features Suffrage 125 series

Published By   /  September 24, 2018  /  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage, News, Press Release  /  Comments Off on New Zealand Music Commission features Suffrage 125 series

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Headline: New Zealand Music Commission features Suffrage 125 series To celebrate Suffrage 125 – Whakatū Wāhine between now and the end of November the NZ Music Commission will be featuring a series honouring women in the New Zealand music industry, both on stage & […]

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25 Famous Women Immortalised in Online Dictionary

Published By   /  September 19, 2018  /  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage, News, Press Release  /  Comments Off on 25 Famous Women Immortalised in Online Dictionary

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Headline: 25 Famous Women Immortalised in Online Dictionary Launched today, 25 new entries to the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography celebrate some of New Zealand’s most influential women. Coronation of Māori Queen Te Ātairangikaahu in 1966. From social morality campaigner Patricia Bartlett to transgender sex worker […]

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NZSO to present Frankenstein!! and a feast of Beethoven in 2019

Published By   /  September 14, 2018  /  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage, News, Press Release  /  Comments Off on NZSO to present Frankenstein!! and a feast of Beethoven in 2019

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Headline: NZSO to present Frankenstein!! and a feast of Beethoven in 2019 The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will perform every Beethoven symphony and the acclaimed contemporary work Frankenstein!! in its exceptional line-up of concerts for 2019. NZSO’s 2019 season will feature Austrian composer and […]

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Malayan Operations Commemoration at Pukeahu on Sunday

Published By   /  September 14, 2018  /  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage, News, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Malayan Operations Commemoration at Pukeahu on Sunday

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Headline: Malayan Operations Commemoration at Pukeahu on Sunday 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 on Sunday 16 […]

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Suffrage 125 community fund winners announced

Published By   /  September 7, 2018  /  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage, News, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Suffrage 125 community fund winners announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Headline: Suffrage 125 community fund winners announced Acting Minister for Women Eugenie Sage today announced 42 successful applicants for the Suffrage 125 Community Fund, at the Kate Sheppard Memorial in Christchurch. The fund’s projects commemorate the 125th anniversary of universal suffrage in New Zealand […]

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The NZSO to play the music of Harry Potter in Wellington

Published By   /  September 3, 2018  /  New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage, News, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The NZSO to play the music of Harry Potter in Wellington

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage Headline: The NZSO to play the music of Harry Potter in Wellington The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra will whizz audiences away to the world of Hogwarts when it performs The Music of Harry Potter in Wellington this month. The concert will see your national […]

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