Science for curatorial safety: Detecting toxic heavy metal pesticides on museum collections

National Services Te Paerangi shares a recent investigation into chemical residue in collection objects by Te Papa’s Scientist-in-residence, GNS Science’s Dr Karyne Rogers. Continue reading

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Get ready to apply for a 2018/19 NSTP grant

National Services Te Paerangi North Island Museum Development Adviser – Kaiwhanake Whare Taonga, Sally August, provides some guidance about applying for NSTP grants. Continue reading

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I te Ara Taonga: Preservation Workshop at Te Ōhākī ki Waitomo

National Services Te Paerangi Iwi Development Adviser│Kaiwhanake ā-Iwi, Paora Tibble, on care of Māori textiles through workshops and resources. Continue reading

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Tairāwhiti Museum Education Waka Programme – “Our ancestors were awesome”

Last year schools from the Tairāwhiti region were invited to discover how Māori navigators used their advanced knowledge of the stars, migrating animals, weather and ocean currents to guide their journeys between Aotearoa and islands in the Pacific. Tairāwhiti Museum Team Leader Education, Julie Noanoa, shares more about this ongoing education programme. Continue reading

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