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Using National Film Unit footage

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What was the National Film Unit? The National Film Unit (NFU) was a government film unit which operated between 1941 and 1989. It produced hundreds of films, including the newsreel series Weekly Review (1941–1950) and Pictorial Parade (1952–1971), as well as fictional films, documentaries, ...

A guide to historical research

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Battalion website Vietnam War Oral History Project National Film Unit Collection The National Film Unit (NFU) was a government film unit which operated between 1941 and 1989. Find out how to access the National Film Unit Collection. Using National Film Unit footage ...

A landmark in New Zealand film and news

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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 New Zealand cinema audiences. Recording session, c, 1950. From wartime news and tourism promos to television dramas and ...

New Zealand’s war effort showcased in Country Lads

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A film of poignant significance to ANZAC Day, made in 1941 by the National Film Unit, has been remastered and released online by Archives New Zealand.   Country Lads, the first film made by the National Film Unit has been restored and digitised to feature film quality by Archives New Zealand and ...

Film Ross Sea appeal- Children meet Hillary

Film Ross Sea appeal- Children meet Hillary

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The National Film Unit's film Ross Sea Appeal- Children meet Hillary (1955). Archives New Zealand- Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Reference number: AAPG 500,012 Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga must be obtained before any re-use of this material. video Edmund ...

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This National Film Unit Weekly Review film shows the official opening of the Ngāti Kahungunu war memorial meeting house at Nūhaka, Hawke's Bay, on 27 August 1949. Prime Minister Peter Fraser and other dignitaries attended the event.

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Kayforce training in NZ

Kayforce training in NZ

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The 1950 National Film Unit newsreel K-force shows an early contingent of Kayforce carrying out artillery training at Waiōuru. Kayforce was the New Zealand contingent that served in Korea. The battery is shown training on 25-pounder guns, the standard weapon of the New Zealand artillery in the ...

Arrival of US forces in New Zealand

Arrival of US forces in New Zealand

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Leatherneck diary: Footage of US forces in New Zealand during the Second World War taken by the National Film Unit. This particular film was based on the diary of a US Marine – Private Bob Hatch. Archives New Zealand Reference: Weekly Review No. 76 See more about this film on Archives New ...

Preparing rowers' camp for 1950 Empire Games

Preparing rowers' camp for 1950 Empire Games

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This 1949 National Film Unit presentation shows preparations for the 1950 Empire Games rowing competitions on Lake Karapiro. Film courtesy of Archives New Zealand- Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga Reference: Weekly Review No 432, pt 1 Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga ...

International links

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International Network on Cultural Policy National and Film Sound Archives (Australia) Ofcom (British communications regulator) President’s Committee on the arts and humanities (United States) RAND (United States) Screen Australia Screen Producers Association of Australia UNESCO ...

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Film Unit Weekly Review film shows former POWs being welcomed at Whakarewarewa and Ōhinemutu, Rotorua.

WEEKLY REVIEW No. 209, Archives NZ - See reference on their film wiki website Return of Māori ...

New Zealanders in South-East Asia

New Zealanders in South-East Asia

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A 1965 National Film Unit report on the activities of New Zealanders in South-East Asia: the 1st Battalion of the Royal NZ Infantry Regiment in Borneo; the RNZAF ophthalmic team in Sarawak and Thailand; and in Vietnam, the arrival of 161 Battery, the departure of the NEWZAD engineers, and the work ...

Māori Battalion returns part 1

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http://audiovisual.archives.govt.nz/filmplayer/Weekly Review No. 232 Part 1.flv This National Film Unit Weekly Review film shows the extensive preparations made to welcome home the 28th Māori Battalion on their return to Wellington in January 1946. Porirua Māori are seen preparing shellfish and ...

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This National Film Unit Weekly Review film shows the ceremony held at Ruatōria on 6 October 1943 to mark the investiture of 2nd Lieutenant Te Moananui-a-Kiwa Ngārimu's Victoria Cross. More than 7000 people attended the event - described by the commentator as ...

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This National Film Unit Weekly Review film shows the men of the Māori Battalion being welcomed home at Aotea Quay, Wellington, after disembarking from the Dominion Monarch on 23 January 1946. B Company Sergeant Anania (Nan) Amohau, composer of the ...

UNESCO recognition for National Film Unit newsreels

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The National Film Unit newsreels, a significant collection in the care of Archives New Zealand, have just been placed on the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) New Zealand Memory of the World Register. The collection was recognised for having ‘a vital part in ...

'Country Lads' leaving for war

'Country Lads' leaving for war

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New Zealand's early echelons leave for war front. This is the first film made by the New Zealand National Film Unit in 1941 and shows a parade through the streets of Wellington and the departure of troops to Europe and North Africa. The title is a reference to a speech Hitler made referring ...

Allies in the South Pacific

Allies in the South Pacific

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Film produced in 1944 by the US Army Signal Corps in co-operation with the New Zealand National Film Unit about the wartime experiences of American troops stationed in New Zealand. This reel highlights New Zealand's provision of food to US troops serving in the Pacific, while in return the ...

New Zealand Film Archive Honored At 2011 Pordenone Film Festival

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or organizations “distinguished for their contribution to the reclamation and appreciation of silent cinema.” The New Zealand Film Archive shares the award with the National Film Preservation Foundation, the Archive's partner in the collaboration to preserve and make available American ...

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This National Film Unit Weekly Review film shows the return of the Māori Battalion to Wellington on 23 January 1946. With the formal ceremonies complete, the men of the Battalion file into wharf sheds for a hākari (feast), accompanied by more entertainment.

The film crew then ...

The 1953–4 royal tour of NZ – Auckland to Stratford

The 1953–4 royal tour of NZ – Auckland to Stratford

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See also Part 2: New Plymouth-Christchurch and Part 3: Canterbury-Bluff. Film courtesy of Archives New Zealand- Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga  Reference:  The royal tour of New Zealand, 1953–54  (National Film Unit) Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga must be obtained ...

Appointment Boon For Local And NZ Film Industry

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Commissioners International (AFCI) Board of Directors, giving New Zealand a seat at the influential organisation’s table. The association is the official professional and educational organisation for regional and national film offices worldwide, with more than 300 member offices. AFCI members assist feature ...

The 1953–4 royal tour of NZ – Canterbury to Bluff

The 1953–4 royal tour of NZ – Canterbury to Bluff

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Gothic and, after an unscheduled visit to Milford Sound, left New Zealand. See also Part 1- Auckland-Stratford and Part 2- New Plymouth-Christchurch Film courtesy of Archives New Zealand- Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga  Reference:  The royal tour of New Zealand, 1953–54  (National Film Unit) Permission ...

New Zealand gunners on patrol- Film

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night. Archives New Zealand New Zealanders in South-East Asia (1965) by the National Film Unit Reference: W3471/16BW326 Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga must be obtained before any re-use of this material artillery ...

 Sleeping Dogs movie poster

Sleeping Dogs movie poster

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In 1977 Sleeping Dogs, based on C.K. Stead’s novel Smith's Dream, became the first full-length feature film made entirely by a New Zealand production crew. It attracted large audiences here and was released in the United States. Alexander Turnbull Library Reference: Eph-E-CINEMA-1977-01 ...

New Zealanders in Korea

New Zealanders in Korea

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Film showing New Zealand servicemen during the Korean War, circa 1953. HMNZS Hawea patrols the waters along Korea's coast, and shells enemy positions onshore. A fire in Pusan (now Busan) destroys a large part of the city, leaving 20,000 people homeless. In Seoul, United Nations (UN) soup ...

Film and television co-production agreement signed with Denmark

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Co-production agreements enable approved joint film and television projects to gain “official co-production” status. This status gives co-production film makers access to funding and incentives in line with those available for ‘national’ programmes in each country. These agreements provide opportunities for New ...

Canadian co-production agreement signed

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will promote greater flexibility when filling key creative roles. The agreement enables approved joint film projects to gain official co-production status. This status gives film makers access to funding and incentives in line with those available for national films in each country. New Zealand High ...

The 1953–4 royal tour of NZ – New Plymouth to Christchurch

The 1953–4 royal tour of NZ – New Plymouth to Christchurch

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courtesy of Archives New Zealand- Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga  Reference:  The royal tour of New Zealand, 1953–54  (National Film Unit) Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga must be obtained before any re-use of this material. video Royal Visit of 1953-54 royal tours queen ...

Web Premiere of Hitchcock’s the White Shadow

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more than 100 film fans across five continents. The film is among 176 early long-unseen titles recovered and sent to the United States through a multi-year preservation collaboration of the New Zealand Film Archive / Ngā Kaitiaki O Ngā Taonga Whitiāhua, the American film community, and the National ...

Auckland Museum to Celebrate Peace Day with 'Illuminate' Film

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domain as a canvas for this special film is great way to do this, by connecting with people in new ways and celebrating peace.” The International Day of Peace is devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. The United Nations invites all nations and people ...

Come along to our Public History talk on Wed 04 May 2016

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& Vision. He’ll talk about some of the challenges involved in putting the programme together including sourcing the material from other archives in New Zealand, Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom, and how to present the film in a way that would work for a modern audience. After an ...

Brian Brake opens at Te Papa

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Brian Brake was born in New Zealand in 1927. He began learning his craft in camera clubs as a teenager in the South Island, then at a portrait studio and later as a cameraman at the National Film Unit in Wellington.  His international career began when he was introduced to the Paris-based photo ...

Film and television co-production agreement signed with Poland

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National Heritage Minister, Malgorzata Omilanowska,” Ms Barry says. “This is the 16 th bilateral film and television co-production agreement signed by New Zealand. It will open the doors for our screen industry to access finance, expertise and distribution in Poland, and give the opportunity to share ...

New Home for NZ's Oldest Films

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by the National Film Unit during the 1940s; and many more. One characteristic of this type of film is that it is flammable and prone to deterioration over time. The new vault has been designed to prolong the life of nitrate films by slowing deterioration in a controlled environment. As well as having ...

Treasures from the Vaults reveals freshly-preserved taonga

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Vaults is launching at the Archive’s Wellington venue on Thursday, 22 February with acclaimed photographer Brian Brake’s 1955 promotional film, Snows of Aorangi, as the featured treasure. Snows of Aorangi was the first New Zealand film to be nominated for an Oscar. Shot by Brian Brake as a National Film ...

Anzac Sight Sound website marks Versailles centenary

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unit to return together as a whole group; the film shows the men about to disembark, and the spectacular welcome haka performed at the Auckland Domain (film) • New Zealand troops at the Palace of Versailles shortly after the end of the war (film) • Unveiling of the New Zealand Memorials at Messines ...

Star Wars in Concert

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selected Williams' score to 1977's Star Wars as the greatest American film score of all time. The soundtrack to Star Wars also was preserved by the Library of Congress in the National Recording Registry, for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant."  Williams was ...

Ships and Shipwrecks: Maritime History 1912 – 2006

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those on dry land of their success. The National Film Unit classic, The Coaster (1948), with Denis Glover’s commentary follows the MV Breeze from Wellington to Lyttelton and back up to Whanganui. Other films show the shipboard travel of tourists and immigrants. In From England to New Zealand (1920) ...

NZSO records The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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New Zealand’s national orchestra has recorded the soundtrack for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies the third film in Sir Peter Jackson’s acclaimed The Hobbit Trilogy, in Wellington’s Town Hall. The film, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), was released ...

Commemorations 2014-2020

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introduction of film censorship and the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the National Film Unit Listen to a Radio New Zealand feature about the history of the National Film Unit here and a second part which first aired in July and August 2016. 75th anniversary of the founding of the Royal New Zealand ...

Historic films return to the Taranaki region

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(1986, director Andrew McAlpine). Other films record developments in local industries. The discovery of oil and gas in the Taranaki region made an impact on early twentieth century national newsreels. Changes in the dairy industry can be traced by comparing a 1929 film, Dairyland: Cheese Making in ...

Race and Relations- No Front Line

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1915. Some New Zealanders served in Australian units, and vice versa, ‘a reflection of the easy movement between the two countries’. [1] Kiwi personnel strove to maintain their national identity both militarily and culturally, and the high proportion of Maori within the New Zealand forces uniquely ...

New Zealand’s Famous Dolphins at the Film Archive

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Dolphin, which was made by the National Film Unit in 1959. This newsreel is a composite of 1956 footage of Opo, and 1910 footage of Pelorus Jack – two other famous dolphins. Opo, the friendly dolphin, was protected by the small community of Opononi. Thousands of visitors ocked there to see her. The ...

Feature Film about Hillary’s ascent of Everest is green lit

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General Film Corporation announced today that production is underway in New Zealand for 'Beyond the Edge' a 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary’s monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953- an event that stunned the world and defined a nation. One of the greatest ...

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This National Film Unit Weekly Review film shows the extensive preparations made to welcome home the 28th Māori Battalion on their return to Wellington in January 1946. Porirua Māori are seen preparing shellfish and other food and cooking a huge hangi to cater for a hākari (feast) in ...

Kahungunu War Memorial Meeting House, Nūhaka

Kahungunu War Memorial Meeting House, Nūhaka

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one woman (Sister J.K. Nepia) who served in the Second World War; eight men who served in Korea; and one man who served in Vietnam (D.E. Nepia). See: ‘Opening of Nūhaka Meeting House’, National Film Unit, Weekly Review, no. 420 (Archives NZ); ‘ The Nuhaka Meeting House’, Gisborne Photo News, no. 77, ...

New Zealand medical staff in Qui Nhon- Film

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(1965) by the National Film Unit Reference: W3471/16BW326 Permission of Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga must be obtained before any re-use of this material. hospital nursing stephen weir ...

Retelling the Gallipoli story

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The creative team behind Beyond the Edge has re-united to bring another story of enormous importance to New Zealanders, to the big screen. Production has commenced on 25 April, an animated docu /drama that retells the incredible Gallipolli story- from the landing in 1915, to the evacuation in ...

History

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collection encompasses items made during the earliest years of cinema, audio recording and television, alongside contemporary film, TV, advertisements, music videos, computer games, and radio productions. They also archive documentation and props with a connection to film, TV and radio making in New Zealand. ...

Two New Zealand Films to Premiere at SXSW

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Two New Zealand films have been announced to screen at the prestigious SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas in March.  The Chills: The Triumph & Tragedy of Martin Phillipps will have its world premiere at the festival, with Vai following its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival with a North ...

Sound of Heimat at the Film Archive

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saxophone.”- Berlinale Film Festival, 2013 “Kiwi horn blower Hayden Chisholm meets musicians and singers young and old, traditional and modern, eccentric and ultra-serious, all of whom are united by their passion for music that embodies the quintessential German notion of ‘Heimat’ (homeland). Filled with ...

Call for new inscriptions to UNESCO Memory of the World register

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collection of Sir George Grey, manuscript score of Douglas Lilburn's Overture Aotearoa for orchestra written in 1940 and National Film Unit Collection of Weekly Reviews and Pictorial Parades 1940 to 1971, Māori Land Minute Books 1862 to 1900 and Patu! a documentary on the 1981 Springbok tour of New ...

NZ Invited to Collaborate on French Memorial for Pukeahu

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Liberties and Human Rights, among others. This initiative arises from the strong belief that a memorial representing the relation between the two nations should have its main characteristics and purpose designed collectively, through a creative dialogue uniting French and New Zealand representatives from ...

PM to visit Los Angeles

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services to the feature film industry in 2011. “Competition is tough, but we are seen as a nation that supports and understands the value of screen production, as a talented and safe pair of hands to handle international production of scale and a country where major filmmakers want to live and work.” ...

NZ On Screen Waitangi Collection

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can be found here:  http://www.nzonscreen.com/collection/ the-waitangi-collection Highlights include:  Pictorial Parade No. 99 (1960) This National Film Unit newsreel includes an item on Waitangi Day, before it became a public holiday. http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/pictorial-parade-no-99-1960 Waka ...

Royal New Zealand Ballet tours US- first time in 21 years

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also perform in Santa Barbara, Minneapolis and New York is the company's first tour to the United States of America in 21 years.  It is also a homecoming for Ethan Stiefel, the RNZB's Artistic Director who spent much of his career in New York as a world-renowned Principal Dancer with the ...

UC wins international digital humanities award

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of this year,’’ Dr Smithies said. The archive consortium also includes Archives New Zealand, Christchurch City Libraries, the Canterbury Museum, the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, the National Library, New Zealand Film Archive, NZ on Screen, the Ngai ...

History of Government involvement in culture

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three-volume encyclopaedia of New Zealand in 1966. The government also held literary competitions, formed the State Literary Fund (and, later, the New Zealand Authors' Fund), reformed the broadcasting service, founded a national orchestra, and established the National Film Unit and agencies such as the ...

Performance against the cultural sector outcomes = Te Whakatutukitanga ki ngā hua wāhanga tikanga

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Collaboration with the US National Film Preservation Foundation has led to Hollywood screenings for many of them, including particularly significant titles by John Ford and Alfred Hitchcock. The Archive’s role in saving films long thought to be lost has brought international recognition. New Zealand Film ...

New Drama and Documentary Series supported by NZ On Air

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Pāho. NZ On Air has also announced funding for Current Affairs programmes Q + A and The Nation from its Platinum Fund. Funding Details Documentary Back to the Source, 6 x 60, Top Shelf Productions, TV3 $728,846 Songs From The Inside 2, 11 x 30, Awa Films, Māori Television $245,000 Street Hospital, 10 ...

Photography timeline

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Unit and National Publicity Studio are formed in 1941 they continue to produce tourist publicity material. 1925 Leitz starts marketing the Leica I Model A rangefinder camera, which uses sprocketed 35-mm movie film and has interchangeable lenses. The New Zealand and South Seas Exhibition in Dunedin ...

New Zealand Maori Pioneer Battalion – commemorating 100 years since the return home on 6 April 1919

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courtesy the National Film & Sound Archive, Australia. “After being met by the official party, including the acting Prime Minister Sir James Allen and Auckland Mayor Sir James Gunson, the 1000 strong group of Pioneers marched behind bands up Queen Street and across Grafton Bridge to the Domain. ...

1975- key events

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seas and strong winds during her 12-hour swim. The United Nation's International Women’s Year was marked by a national United Women’s Convention which saw speakers from home and abroad address over 2,000 women who had gathered to share experiences and discuss many aspects of their lives. ...

New Zealand memory preserved for all time

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New Zealand is now part of the international community working to promote the importance of documentary heritage through the UNESCO Memory of the World Programme. This important cultural milestone is to be celebrated with a launch function on Thursday 30 June at The New Zealand Film Archive to ...

1925- key events

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Ōrākau pā by Kingite forces led by Rewi Maniapoto. It was the second silent feature film written, directed and produced by Rudall Hayward, New Zealand’s most prolific pioneer film-maker. The story was researched from James Cowan’s history The New Zealand Wars, as was Hayward’s 1927 feature, The Te Kooti ...

Plaque for NZers killed while working in Antarctica

Plaque for NZers killed while working in Antarctica

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to the New Zealand Antarctic Research Programme. Other New Zealand fatalities Varcoe and Newport are commemorated on a plaque beneath the flagpole at Scott Base. Also remembered there are two other New Zealanders killed in Antarctica, engineer Thomas Couzens and National Film Unit cameraman Jeremy ...

1928- key events

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Station to farewell the local girl on her journey to ‘stardom’. After minor roles in several films she played the second female lead in the Tim McCoy feature The bushranger, which was filmed in California but set in Australia. She was offered a longer contract, but decided to return home, later recalling ...

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New Zealand with the 2nd Marine Division before going to Tarawa, Japan. He was in charge of the U.S Marine Corp film Unit.  During their time here U.S Marines captured footage of New Zealand's land and cityscapes, U.S Marines training and working on farms, visiting Guide Rangi at Whakarewarewa, ...

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New Zealand with the 2nd Marine Division before going to Tarawa, Japan. He was in charge of the U.S Marine Corp film Unit.  During their time here U.S Marines captured footage of New Zealand's land and cityscapes, U.S Marines training and working on farms, visiting Guide Rangi at Whakarewarewa, ...

Pan-Pacific and South-East Asia Women's Association

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of women from political and legal rights, the standard of living, the influence of the film industry, and traffic in women and children. At the conclusion of the conference, an executive committee was empowered to consult with existing national and international groups on the establishment of ...

Earthquake stories to go live on UC archive

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PBT Transport and Leighs Construction. The archive consortium also includes Archives New Zealand, Christchurch City Libraries, the Canterbury Museum, the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, the National Library, New Zealand Film Archive, NZ on Screen, the ...

5. Cultural industries

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with Australia, Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Poland, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, South Africa, Spain and the United Kingdom. Film co-production agreements allow approved projects to gain status as official co-productions, entitling them ...

2. Administrative and institutional structures

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Zealand makes grants to companies, individuals and national and community projects in literature, theatre, music, opera, the visual arts, crafts, dance, multi-media and experimental film and video (and combinations of these art forms).  The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act 2014 was passed on ...

The Vietnam War

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troops New Zealanders in South-East Asia film (1965) In May 1965, Prime Minister Keith Holyoake announced that New Zealand would send a combat unit to join the United States-led coalition in Vietnam. Up until then, New Zealand’s contribution to the conflict had been restricted to humanitarian aid and ...

1978- key events

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established an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) with a 200-nautical-mile (370-km) radius around its shores, partly in a bid to protect stocks of deep-sea fish. Since the 1960s these had been exploited by foreign vessels, including Russian, Taiwanese, South Korean and Japanese trawlers. Under United Nations ...

1980- key events

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Moscow boycott Following the 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the United States instigated a boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games. The New Zealand government applied such strong pressure on sporting organisations that only four of those selected actually attended the games. At the opening ...

1954- key events

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United Nations for the first time. In its centenary year, the New Zealand Parliament was for the first time opened by a reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. Yvette Williams set a new world record in the long jump with a leap of 6.29 m. An NAC DC-3 passenger plane crashed while approaching Paraparaumu ...

7. International cultural co-operation

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Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Poland, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, South Africa, Spain and the United Kingdom. The New Zealand Film Commission's Co-Production webpage. Cultural Property (Protection in Armed Conflict) Bill Cultural Diplomacy International Programme Dont display in ...

New feature ‘Antarctica’ on nzhistory.net.nz

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members of other nations' expeditions. The first was probably Tuati, who sailed on a United States-led voyage in 1839-40. Another New Zealander, Alexander Von Tunzelmann, possibly became the first man to set foot on the Antarctic mainland with a Norwegian-led expedition in 1895,” said Dr Dalley. “In ...

History on TV timeline

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marks the 50th anniversary of the Gallipoli campaign, a milestone which provokes reappraisal of New Zealand’s role in Britain’s wars. 1971 The killing of Kane dramatises a battle in South Taranaki during the New Zealand Wars. 1973 The National Film Unit produces a 13-part series on New Zealand history, ...

Spotlight on Māori Culture in Los Angeles

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Californians are set to come face-to-face with Māori culture this month, with kapa haka performers taking over the Santa Monica Pier, the film industry getting an intimate look at tā moko and a chance for residents to experience both traditional and contemporary Māori culture through the Tuku Iho ...

75th anniversary of the Battle of Cassino

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NZT) (United Kingdom-led) Commonwealth Service at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cassino War Cemetery 16 May 5.30pm (3.30am NZT) New Zealand National Commemorative Service, Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cassino War Cemetery 17 May 6.30am (4.30pm NZT) Service of Remembrance at Cassino ...

Further information

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Chandler, Waiuta ghosts: the meanderings of a quartz-miner, 1st pub. 1962, Cadsonbury Publications, Christchurch, 2004 The Ghost town ball [DVD], directed by David Sims, NZ National Film Unit, Lower Hutt, 1986 Anne Hutchison, Our own correspondent: Waiuta 1906-51, New Zealand Forest Service, Hokitika, 1986 ...

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alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to ...

1977- key events

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on C.K. Stead’s novel Smith's dream, was the first full-length feature film made entirely by a New Zealand production crew. It attracted large audiences here and was also released in the United States. Directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Sam Neill and Ian Mune, its depiction of large-scale ...

Te Papa to show an exclusive Andy Warhol exhibition next month

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Selected works by Andy Warhol go on display at Te Papa next month in what is a significant coup for the national museum. Warhol: Immortal has been crafted by Te Papa’s Contemporary Art Curator, Sarah Farrar in partnership with The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, USA. Te Papa Chief Executive ...

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hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to Ruatoria to record the event.  Read more about the event

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Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to Ruatoria to record the event.  ...

1929- key events

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ornate chandeliers and staircases, and a twinkling overhead starscape. But as the economy worsened after 1929 the Civic ran into trouble. Its owner’s preference for British rather than American films didn’t help matters. O’Brien’s company collapsed in 1932 and he fled to Australia. The Civic survived ...

NZSO performs The Creation 216 years since it brought fame to its composer

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great work meant that it was performed almost 40 times in Vienna alone, and internationally in England, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Russia, and the United States. Almost the length of a modern day feature film, The Creation was a mighty artistic task. Following its premiere, Haydn ...

Overview

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peace of mind in the post-war nuclear age. NZ gun crew in Korea In 1950 New Zealand demonstrated its support for the principles of collective security by contributing to a Commonwealth force in the United Nations’ action in Korea. Commonwealth security was more directly at stake during the Malayan ...

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from the Gisborne district alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US ...

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Gisborne district alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps ...

Overview

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images of the decade. Fans of the round-ball code of football received a boost with Sunday lunchtime screenings of England’s Match of the day and (from 1973) live screenings of the English FA Cup final. After a national league was established in 1970, Mount Wellington and Christchurch United each won ...

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programme moving. His composition Haere mai ra e te Kawana e! had its first public airing, as did Tuini Ngawai’s E te Hokowhitu-a-Tu.

Documenting the hui

Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer ...

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programme moving. His composition Haere mai ra e te Kawana e! had its first public airing, as did Tuini Ngawai’s E te Hokowhitu-a-Tu.

Documenting the hui

Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer ...

NZ architects invited to collaborate on French Memorial to be erected in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

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dialogue between the two countries. This arises from the strong belief that a memorial representing the relation between the two nations should have its main characteristics and purpose designed collectively, through a collaboration uniting French and New Zealand representatives from civil society. In that ...

NZ combatants in Spain

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worked with Franco's medical services for two months in 1937; he may have been spying for the British Government. The third was Phillip Cross, the son of a doctor from Island Bay in Wellington. He had left New Zealand in 1928 to seek his fortune. He was shooting a film in a pro-Nationalist region of ...

NZSO announces inaugural season with world-renowned conductor Edo de Waart

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Mozart pianist Ronald Brautigam, captivating Scottish-Italian violinist Nicola Benedetti, German cellist Leonard Elschenbroich, former NZSO Section Principal Horn Samuel Jacobs from the United Kingdom and German-born soprano Christiane Libor. “The Orchestra is really excited about Edo de Waart’s arrival ...

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alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to ...

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alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to ...

Ministry's services and intended results

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Cultural Philanthropy Taskforce ·         Supporting funded agencies in improving their viability and measuring their performance ·         Implementing the reviews of the Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa Act, the Historic Places Act and the NZ Film Commission ·         Reviewing the arrangements ...

70 year old recordings from Māori soldiers rediscovered in time for Christmas

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back home in time for Christmas, however the identity of some of the soldiers on the recording still remains a mystery. The recording was made by the National Broadcasting Service (now Radio New Zealand), which had a mobile recording unit that travelled overseas with the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary ...

1985- key events

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officers involved, Dominique Prieur and Alain Mafart, were arrested and charged with murder. Both pleaded guilty to manslaughter and were sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment. The United Nations brokered a settlement whereby France would apologise to New Zealand and pay compensation of $13 million. France ...

Edmund Hillary in Antarctica

Edmund Hillary in Antarctica

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Photograph of Sir Edmund Hillary during the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1958. Hillary's Antarctic experiences Antarctic Adventure film Sir Edmund Hillary led the New Zealand component of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (TAE) in 1955-58, under the overall command of ...

The Wahine Disaster – Catalyst for Change

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Helicopter and a national air ambulance service, rescuing and airlifting some 1500 people every year. “The nation-wide storm – Cyclone Giselle – that led to the Wahine’s demise, also triggered the instigation of mandatory civil defence plans by local authorities,” says Rhys. “The theme that unites most ...

Two world-renowned photo-journalists celebrated at Auckland Arts Festival

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images that captured the world at Auckland Arts Festival in March Picturing Asia: Double Take UNITES THE WORK OF Brian Brake and Steve McCurry VENUE: Te Uru Waitakere Contemporary Gallery, Titirangi DATES: 25 February-21 May, 2017 ARTISTS: Brian Brake (New Zealand) and Steve McCurry (United ...

CDIP projects

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United Kingdom and Italy Tuku Iho Exhibition, Rio de Janeiro Leveraging activity around the New Zealand exhibition at the New Zealand Film Week, Shanghai. We also commenced a project on leveraging activity around the Venice Architecture Biennale which is due to be completed in late 2016. Further details ...

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Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to Ruatoria to record the event.  Read more about the event here.

There were

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How we performed against our ‘outcomes’ = Tā mātou whakatutukitanga i ngā hua

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order to be consistent with our reporting of traffic on our other websites. If this decision had been made earlier, then a 2010/11 target of 2.0 million visits would have been established and published in the 2010/11 Estimates and 2011-2014 Statement of Intent. 2.  Cost-effectiveness relates to the unit ...

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that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to Ruatoria to record the event.  Read more about the event

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Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to Ruatoria to record the event.  Read ...

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions Te Kauae Kaimahi Women's Council

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took part in implementing the Pay and Employment Taskforce Plan of Action, from 2004 until the Pay and Employment Equity Unit was closed by the National-led government in 2009.  The lodging in 2012 in the Employment Court of the Kristine Bartlett vs Terranova case meant that equal pay/pay equity was ...

How we performed against our impacts- Tā mātou whakatutukitanga ki ā mātou papātanga

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country’s experience of war, military conflict and peacekeeping, and how that experience shapes our ideals and sense of national identity. Visitors to the Park will be engaged through onsite and online material. The Australian Memorial was opened in April 2015. Plans for memorials from Turkey, the United ...

Bess the horse Great War Story

Bess the horse Great War Story

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to the horses? It is unclear exactly how many New Zealand horses survived to the end of the war. Records suggest some ‘original’ horses were still with their units. Bess was one such horse. Shortly before the Palestine campaign ended Powles and Bess joined the New Zealand Division in France. After ...

1971- key events

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murder–suicide, a claim that Jeanette Crewe’s father Len Demler was the killer, and a suggestion that the guilty man was a policeman who planted the cartridge case. The best-selling book Beyond reasonable doubt (1978) by British author David Yallop was followed by a docudrama feature film with the same title ...

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Creative New Zealand announces 2015 Arts Pasifika Award recipients

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Switzerland and the United States of America. Among his many other achievements, Neil has received a 2005 Arts Foundation of New Zealand Laureate Award, and the 2009 Paul D. Fleck Fellowship in the Arts from The Banff Centre, Canada. Most recently Black Grace received a Herald Angel Award at the 2014 ...

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Gisborne district alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps ...

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and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to Ruatoria to record the ...

Ethan Stiefel’s quintessential Romantic ballet returns to the RNZB

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courtesy of the RNZB. The quintessential Romantic ballet has become a signature work for the RNZB after sell-out performances in New Zealand in 2012, followed by subsequent tours to China (April 2013), the USA (January 2014), the UK and Italy (November 2015), and an adaptation into a feature film by New ...

2018 Poppy Appeal Not All Wounds Bleed

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Linton Army Camp. She was named the 2017 New Zealand Defence Force Person of the Year after taking charge of United Nations soldiers and police to lead internally displaced personnel to safety through a battle zone in South Sudan. “The RSA is there to connect with, and support, all veterans. Many service ...

Creative Fibre

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In 1977 a National Film Unit travelled from the Kaipara to Te Anau documenting NZSWWS activities in Woollen Piece, shown here and overseas. Dominion Post Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, PAColl-7327-1-034-5226. B. Williams (left), of the Hutt Art Society spinning and weaving group, and Iris ...

Federation of New Zealand Housewives

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contraceptives be supplied only by chemists, a complete ban on horror comics, sex and crime films demanded by the Greymouth union, and Dunedin's request for all electrical appliances to have safeguards. The delegates decided to hold annual conferences but agreed that a national organisation was beyond their ...

Parents Centres New Zealand

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units.  It also advocated for better maternal mental health and rural public health services, and for parents to have the right to choose to undertake paid work or not.  This advocacy work was advanced not only by the national body, but also by local centres: for example, the Hamilton Parents Centre ...

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and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to Ruatoria to record the ...

NZ Museum Awards 2014 Finalists

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recognising the very best recent projects. The winners will be announced at the New Zealand Museum Awards celebration in Hawke's Bay on 3 April, part of Museums Aotearoa's MA14 conference, The Business of Culture. The awards programme is grateful for sponsorship from ServiceIQ, National Services Te ...

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alone. Te Whānau-ā-Apanui and Ngāti Porou, led by Sir Apirana Ngata hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to ...

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Further information

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includes Vietnam resources Pukeahu National War Memorial Park – including Tomb of the Unknown Warrior The Royal New Zealand Artillery  website Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps Association website Royal New Zealand Returned and Services Association website Veterans' Affairs (New Zealand government) ...

Selected anniversaries 2014-2018

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Churches (1941) 75th of National Film Unit (1941) 50th of launch of Country Calendar (1966) 50th of coronation of first Maori queen (1966) 50th of launch of Radio Hauraki (1966) 50th of first visit by US President (LBJ) (1966) 50th of implementation of NAFTA (NZ Australia Free Trade Agreement) (1966) 25th ...

Missing World War One NZ Rifle Brigade flags sought

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public. Reproduced with the permission of the Staffordshire Record Office. View a larger image here. “In New Zealand the flags were reportedly used at military funerals. Later, to mark the 21st anniversary of the brigade, the flags were handed over to the National War Memorial Committee in October 1936. ...

Glossary

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a battalion or regiment Admin Administration; preparing for and maintaining personal and unit readiness for operations Agent Blue Water-based herbicide; a non-systematic desiccant used primarily against grasses, taking effect in 24- 48 hours and killing leaves in 2- 4 days Agent Orange Oil-based herbicide; ...

Creative New Zealand announces delegation to Festival of Pacific Arts 2012

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daughter Reid Elisaia and nephew Ali Foai to stage her play Birds. Dianna recently won a 2012 United States Screenwriting Internship Scholarship, securing a three month placement at Killer Films, New York. In her early 70s, master weaver Misa Emma Keshsa (Dunedin) brings decades of experience. Taught to ...

Whina Cooper

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a petition signed by 60,000 people to the Prime Minister, Bill Rowling. Whina Cooper continued in public life, opening the Auckland Commonwealth Games in 1990. She told an international audience to remember 'that the Treaty was signed so that we could all live as one nation in Aotearoa'. Whina ...

Global arts and science unite in unique sponsorship

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Global arts and science unite in unique sponsorship for Lisa Reihana exhibition at Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice The world’s most eminent scientific academy is supporting New Zealand’s presentation by Lisa Reihana at the Biennale Arte 2017 in Venice. The Royal Society UK – which played a vital role ...

New Zealand contemporary artists to feature in major United Kingdom exhibitions

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Ten of Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading contemporary visual artists will have their work featured in the United Kingdom’s first major exhibition of Māori and Pacific culture next month. Lisa Reihana, In Pursuit of Venus [infected], 2015-2017 (detail). Single-channel video, HD, colour, 7.1 sound. ...

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Timeline

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New Zealander Jeremy Sykes, a National Film Unit cameraman, is killed in a helicopter accident. May 1970 The Antarctic Division moves to Christchurch. 1973 Hallett Station closes. 1974 Canterbury Museum's Antarctic exhibition opens. 1977 Reconstruction of Scott Base begins.   1979 New Zealand ...

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Challenges

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with the troops and went as close to the front line as he could each day. However, all his work was censored, both in the field and in New Zealand. The same applied to film cameramen with the unit, who were not always near the action and sometimes reconstructed events. 'It got a lot of sewing done ...

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hosted the event that featured five hours of entertainment.  Members of the National Film Unit, the official Government photographer - John Pascoe, and the press documented the event. Cameramen from the US Marine Corps also headed to Ruatoria to record the event.  Read more about the event

Overview

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Critics argued that this would simply suppress rising prices and not address the economy’s core problems. Devaluing the dollar Following National’s defeat in the snap election of July 1984, Labour embarked on a programme of free-market reforms which became known as ‘Rogernomics’ (a not necessarily ...

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There were

Tri-Nation Co-lab takes place in the world’s leading festival city

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develop and to enable greater understanding of cultural contexts. The programme was developed by Forest Fringe from the United Kingdom along with co-curators Basement Theatre (Auckland, New Zealand) and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (Hong Kong, China). “This exchange creates a moment of ...

Statement of Intent 2010-2013

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relates to the unit-cost of producing online history and reference resources relative to the number of visitors (see the note “Cost effectiveness” under Outcome 1 above). More of New Zealand’s heritage resources (places, film, taonga, content etc) being identified for preservation. Performance measures: ...

New Zealand’s sacrifice on the Somme

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ago. • 06.30: a traditional dawn ceremony at the New Zealand Battlefield Memorial. • 11:00: New Zealand Battle of the Somme national commemoration at the CWGC Caterpillar Valley Cemetery and Memorial. • 19.30: Return to the New Zealand Battlefield Memorial for a sunset ceremony. The New Zealand ...

2013 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement: Winners Announced

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three genres, and make clear the Government’s on-going commitment to creating our national literature.” The Awards are administered by Creative New Zealand. Arts Council Chairman, Dr Dick Grant, also congratulated the writers. “These awards recognise the rich contribution New Zealand writers make to our ...

Sport and recreation

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longest established national women's organisations in New Zealand's history. Organising for enjoyment was a relatively late priority for women in colonial New Zealand. The first organisations for women's recreation date from the late 1880s and 1890s, some time after women organised to ...

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New Zealand History Research Trust recipients

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Zealanda", vol.2 $10,000 Ellen Ellis, The Learned Eleventh: New Zealand women teachers to the Boer concentration camps $12,000 Margot Fry, A history of the New Zealand National Film Unit, 1941–1990 $5000 Carole van Grondelle, Biography of Nola Luxford $5000 Margaret Lovell-Smith, Biography of Dame Sister ...

Pacific Women's Organisations

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By 1993 most of the Pacific communities in New Zealand had sports groups, some of which were integrated into regional or national sports federations. From its foundation in 1949, women were very active in the Cook Islands Sports Federation, both in sports teams, which later included softball, touch ...

Lesbian

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brought together by a young Auckland hospital haemotology technician, met to plan a social club. This group included a sixties-plus retired dancer, a famous artist/film producer, and three Māori women—two ex-armed services, the third a student. The club was to be called the Phoenix Society. Its first ...

Immigration and ethnicity

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and economically, leaders in their own right in an array of fields. Ethnic migrant and refugee women in New Zealand made their mark nationally and internationally as elected local and national representatives, writers and scholars, business women, public intellectuals, artists, film-makers, community ...

Arts and crafts

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life. For several decades, the history of women acting together in these fields was mainly one of small, informal associations, often taking shape around a course or teacher. Some of these groups, notably in the crafts, eventually came together under the umbrella of a national federation. Others ...

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