Story: Arts and the nation

New Zealand culture at Seville Expo, 1992

The recognition by successive governments of the importance of cultural activities to the nation's identity was reflected by the significant role given to the arts in New Zealand displays at international expos. Here, Prime Minister Jim Bolger visits an exhibition of New Zealand art and hears opera singer Kiri Te Kanawa perform at the 1992 Expo at Seville, Spain.

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Jock Phillips, 'Arts and the nation - The nation accepts the arts, 1940 onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/45021/new-zealand-culture-at-seville-expo-1992 (accessed 15 July 2020)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 22 Oct 2014