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May 18

Lottery Tuia - Encounters 250 Programme

This fund has been set up to support community-led activity that aligns with the kaupapa of Tuia – Encounters 250.

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The Lottery Grants Board has allocated $9 million to support the Tuia –Encounters 250 Commemoration. The Lottery Tuia - Encounters 250 Programme is open now, 

2019 will mark 250 years since the first onshore meetings between Māori and Europeans in Aotearoa New Zealand. Tuia – Encounters 250 commemoration will acknowledge this pivotal moment in our nation’s history, as well as the extraordinary feats of Pacific voyagers who reached and settled in Aotearoa many years earlier.  

Find out more about Tuia - Encounters 250 at the Ministry for Culture & Heritage website.

If you would like further information about the Tuia – Encounters 250 Programme or support with your application email LWEH@dia.govt.nz.

Find out more about the grant here