Author Archives: National Services Te Paerangi

About National Services Te Paerangi

National Services Te Paerangi works with museums, galleries, iwi (tribes), and related organisations to enhance museum services and support these to become self-sustaining.

I Te Ara Taonga

National Services Te Paerangi Iwi Development Adviser│Kaiwhanake ā-Iwi, Paora Tibble, uses a recent trip to Raglan as an example of the why, where, when, how and who of what we do to support mana taonga. Continue reading

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Embracing training and effecting positive change at Mokau Museum and Gallery

Mokau Museum and Gallery volunteer, Jan Brown, on completing the Service IQ New Zealand Certificate in Museum Practice while working at a small rural museum. Continue reading

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On the Road in the South Island – February 2018

Judith Taylor, South Island Development Adviser | Kaiwhanake Whare Taonga for National Services Te Paerangi shares updates from her work with South Island museum and galleries. Continue reading

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Impact of new asbestos regulations for organisations with collections

New asbestos regulations come into effect on 4 April 2018 under the Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016. These regulations are focused on eliminating, and where this is not reasonably practicable, controlling the risks of exposure to asbestos. Continue reading

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Inspiration from the 2017 Tūhonohono i ngā Taonga ā-Iwi Conference

National Services Te Paerangi Iwi Development Adviser│Kaiwhanake ā-Iwi, Paora Tibble, reports from the Tūhonohono conference, held at Te Ahu Kaitaia in November 2017. Continue reading

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On the Road in the North Island – January 2018

National Services Te Paerangi North Island Museum Development Adviser, Sally August, reports on upcoming training and funding opportunities and highlights of her last few months supporting museums and cultural organisations in New Zealand’s north. Continue reading

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I te Ara Whānui │On the Road Nōema 2017

National Services Te Paerangi Iwi Development Adviser│Kaiwhanake ā-Iwi, Paora Tibble, shares some of his highlights of work with iwi around Aotearoa over the past few months. Continue reading

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Report from the Middle North Island Curators’ Hui 2017

A report from the 2017 Middle North Island Curators’ Hui – Reflections for the Future: War Commemorations in Aotearoa New Zealand Continue reading

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Getting on Board: Challenges and opportunities of museum governance

Judith Taylor, South Island Development Adviser | Kaiwhanake Whare Taonga, shares her experience of joining a museum board. Continue reading

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Rotorua Museum volunteers support textiles storage project

Rotorua Museum shares how a volunteer recruitment drive helped speed up a project to make new storage covers and hangers for the museum’s textiles collection. Continue reading

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