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1 July, 2010

National Library opens new Auckland centre

The Minister Responsible for the National Library, Nathan Guy, has tonight opened the National Library's new $1.9 million Auckland centre.

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1 July, 2010

Speech to the opening of the National Library's new Auckland centre

This new centre is a proud moment for the National Library. It is a key milestone in the New Generation Strategy, aimed at modernising services.

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16 June, 2010

Address to the 90th Anniversary of the Alexander Turnbull Library

Since becoming the Responsible Minister - exactly one year ago today - it's become very clear to me that the Alexander Turnbull Library has a lot of friends.

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4 May, 2010

Speech to the launch of phase 2 of the National Digital Heritage Archive

I’m very pleased to be here today to officially launch phase 2 of the National Digital Heritage Archive, or NDHA.

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25 March, 2010

Minister welcomes state sector changes

Internal Affairs Minister Nathan Guy has welcomed the proposed integration of the National Library and Archives New Zealand into the Department of Internal Affairs.

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29 October, 2009

National Library revamp gets go-ahead

The Government has approved plans to solve critical storage and infrastructure issues in the National Library's Wellington building, the Minister Responsible for the National Library, Nathan Guy announced today.

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12 October, 2009

Speech to Library & Information Association of New Zealand Conference Delivered by Nicky Wagner, MP, on behalf of Hon Nathan Guy

Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa. Good afternoon. It is a pleasure to be here today on behalf of the Minister responsible for the National Library of New Zealand, the Hon Nathan Guy. He could not be here today as he was required to attend a Cabinet meeting. However, he would like me to pass on his best wishes to you all.

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23 July, 2009

Announcement of the 2009-2011 New Zealand Poet Laureate

Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa. It is a great pleasure to be here at the National Library this evening. This event has special significance for me, as it is my first official engagement as Minister responsible for the National Library.

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22 July, 2009

Minister releases National Library and Archives NZ Briefings

Hon Nathan Guy today released the Briefings to the Incoming Minister from the National Library of New Zealand and Archives New Zealand.

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22 May, 2009

Speech to North Island Public Library Managers’ Meeting

I am very pleased to be here to speak to you today in my capacity as Minister responsible for the National Library of New Zealand. The National Library portfolio has proven to be very interesting and since becoming Minister I've been fortunate to have been involved in many stimulating issues and events.

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29 April, 2009

Govt to scale back National Library revamp

The Government has decided to scale back the revamp of the National Library's Wellington building but will ensure the nation's treasures are protected by increasing storage, fixing leaks, upgrading equipment and addressing deferred maintenance.

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5 February, 2009

NATIONAL DIGITAL HERITAGE ARCHIVE LAUNCH

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you all to the Banquet Hall today to celebrate the launch of the National Digital Heritage Archive.

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4 February, 2009

World-leading project preserves New Zealand's digital memory

The National Digital Heritage Archive – which will ensure New Zealand’s digital memory is preserved in perpetuity – is being launched today by the Minister Responsible for the National Library Richard Worth.

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11 December, 2008

Launch of new Alexander Turnbull Library Manuscripts and Pictorial website

Launch of new Alexander Turnbull Library Manuscripts and Pictorial website featuring the papers of Sir Donald McLean at the National Library, 11 December 2008

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1 December, 2008

Opening of Welcome Sweet Peace: Returning Home after the Great War

Opening of Welcome Sweet Peace: Returning Home after the Great War at the National Library, 1 December 2008.

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