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Historic battle site reopens after $1.8m restoration
17 Oct 2022   /

Historic battle site reopens after $1.8m restoration

Historic battle site Te Pakanga o Ōhaeawai near Kaikohe in Northland has opened to the public after a $1.79m restoration project.


Māori cultural performances return to Auckland Museum
6 Oct 2022   /

Māori cultural performances return to Auckland Museum

Māori cultural performances are back at Auckland War Memorial Museum after being suspended due to Covid.


Govt funds 39 arts, culture, heritage projects
4 Oct 2022   /

Govt funds 39 arts, culture, heritage projects

The projects include a digital storytelling app for the Russell Museum, e-commerce functionality for local art galleries, and a 3D virtual exhibition for the Tairawhiti Arts Festival.


Learnings from the pandemic: Kiwis expect Māori tourism experiences to be free – Cossar
23 Aug 2022   /

Learnings from the pandemic: Kiwis expect Māori tourism experiences to be free – Cossar

Kiwis do not want to pay for Māori tourism experiences – they believe they should get them for free, says Te Puia’s Tim Cossar.


Interactive kiosk to highlight history
10 Aug 2022   /

Interactive kiosk to highlight history

A new kiosk and etching in Tauranga’s Wharf Street Upgrade in Te Papa will showcase the history of the city as part of an interactive audio and video experience.


Māori cultural attraction proposed for Tauranga
28 Jul 2022   /

Māori cultural attraction proposed for Tauranga

A plan to transform a Tauranga reserve into a cultural and historic centre would provide a visitor experience around Māori life, including the 1864 battle of Gate Pā Pukehinahina.


New fund to support arts, culture and heritage
28 Jul 2022   /

New fund to support arts, culture and heritage

The Cultural Sector Regeneration Fund is designed to support strategic, sector-led initiatives that will have lasting benefits for arts, culture, and heritage.


Mt Maunganui to close for cultural installations
15 Jul 2022   /

Mt Maunganui to close for cultural installations

Sections of Tauranga’s Mt Maunganui Mauao will be closed to the public next week as works get underway to place new wayfinding signage and cultural touchpoints across the mountain.


…while poly fest gets a new venue
14 Jul 2022   /

…while poly fest gets a new venue

The 44th TuTagata Polynesian Festival will begin at the TSB Arena in Wellington on 27 July.


First phase of Ngā Ara Tipuna history trail completed
6 Jul 2022   /

First phase of Ngā Ara Tipuna history trail completed

The first phase of the Ngā Ara Tipuna history trail in Central Hawke’s Bay is now complete.


$13m from culture, heritage fund open for applications
3 Jun 2022   /

$13m from culture, heritage fund open for applications

The 2022 round of the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund (RCHF) is open for applications, with up to $13m earmarked for capital projects at performing arts venues, art galleries, museums, whare taonga, mixed purpose art and museum centres, and other cultural institutions.


Waitangi, Te Matatini, museums share $18m funding boost
1 Jun 2022   /

Waitangi, Te Matatini, museums share $18m funding boost

The Waitangi National Trust Board has been granted $3m to keep its grounds open to the public.


Budget 2022: Matariki gets slice of $185m culture funding
20 May 2022   /

Budget 2022: Matariki gets slice of $185m culture funding

Budget 2022 has allocated more than $185m to support the country’s cultural sector.


Historic Tauranga battle site upgrades underway
20 May 2022   /

Historic Tauranga battle site upgrades underway

A Tauranga reserve commemorating the 1864 Battle of Re Ranga is being upgraded to create a place of remembrance and storytelling.


He Tohu exhibition celebrates 100k visitors
18 May 2022  

He Tohu exhibition celebrates 100k visitors

The National Library’s He Tohu exhibition has hosted almost 100,000 people over the last five years.


$20m arts, culture support saves hundreds of businesses, jobs – Sepuloni
13 May 2022   /

$20m arts, culture support saves hundreds of businesses, jobs – Sepuloni

The government’s Arts and Culture Covid Recovery Programme has paid out more than $20m to arts and culture events that were cancelled or suffered a loss of income due to Covid.


Te Matatini celebrates 50 years of kapa haka
19 Apr 2022   /

Te Matatini celebrates 50 years of kapa haka

Kapa haka festival Te Matatini is celebrating 50 years of the best of Māori performing arts and kaihaka.


Regions to benefit from arts funding
4 Mar 2022   /

Regions to benefit from arts funding

Twenty-seven arts, culture and heritage projects across the Taranaki, Bay of Plenty and Manawatū regions will benefit from the latest round of Te Urungi: Innovating Aotearoa culture sector funding, says Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Carmel Sepuloni.


New tourism assets transforming Northland into cultural destination
3 Mar 2022   /

New tourism assets transforming Northland into cultural destination

The region can become a major showcase for NZ culture, says Northland Inc’s Tania Burt.


Govt injects $120m into arts and culture events
2 Feb 2022   / /

Govt injects $120m into arts and culture events

The government will provide more support for events through expanding the amount of money and eligibility timeframes for key funding schemes.


Coastal Arts Trail,  Quirky Campers NZ launch Gallery-Camper
18 Jan 2022   /

Coastal Arts Trail, Quirky Campers NZ launch Gallery-Camper

The Coastal Arts Trail has teamed up with Quirky Campers NZ to launch a new art-immersive campervan.


Waitangi Treaty Grounds aims for larger profile as NZ evolves
7 Dec 2021   /

Waitangi Treaty Grounds aims for larger profile as NZ evolves

Waitangi Treaty Grounds occupies a unique space in the nation’s psyche and its profile as a tourism destination is slowly changing.


Auckland will never walk alone with inaugural Opera on the Harbour
27 Oct 2021   /

Auckland will never walk alone with inaugural Opera on the Harbour

An open-air opera event will be held on the Auckland waterfront on 11 – 14 February 2022.


Culture & Heritage fund opens for installations, events
12 Apr 2021   /

Culture & Heritage fund opens for installations, events

The first round of funding for Ngā Puninga Toi ā-Ahurea me ngā Kaupapa Cultural Installations and Events has opened.


Cultural artworks line SH1 in Kaikōura
11 Dec 2020   /

Cultural artworks line SH1 in Kaikōura

The cultural artworks along SH1 and the railway line on the Kaikōura coastline have been completed. 


Events secure $400k from new $1m annual cultural fund
13 Jul 2020   /

Events secure $400k from new $1m annual cultural fund

Four popular Māori and Pasifika events are set to receive government funding of up to $100,000 apiece through the new Creative and Cultural Events Incubator fund.


QLDC commissions arts and cultural masterplan
20 Feb 2020  

QLDC commissions arts and cultural masterplan

Community members of the Queenstown Lakes District have commissioned a “cultural masterplan” to improve arts and culture in the region.