Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga is the leading bicultural government agency charged with identifying, preserving and promoting our unique heritage.
We offer advice, support and administer Rārangi Kōrero/The New Zealand Heritage List, the national statutory record of our rich and diverse heritage places.
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A whānau that has played a key role in preserving valuable documents spanning almost 150 years has received special acknowledgement from the Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage.
Descendants of the Chinese camp near Lawrence gathered on 18 March at Lawrence Cemetery for the unveiling of a plaque on Sam Chew Lain’s and Amelia Lain’s restored tomb.
Author, researcher, historian and long-time farmer Stan Pardoe (Rongowhakaata) was surprised but delighted to receive an honorary doctorate from Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi.
Last year we shared a historic moment in time as we celebrated Matariki together as a nation for the first time.
A collaboration between the New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata and Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga will give Christchurch audiences a rare opportunity.