Author Archives: Adrienne Rewi

Museum People 3 – Helen Kedgley and Jo Torr

Jo Torr and Helen Kedgley

Helen Kedgley and Jo Torr have spent many months working together this year – on “Nga Kakahu,” a stunning exhibition showing at Pataka until February 13, 2011. Continue reading

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Pages on a wall

The tiny Kiwi Railway Station is now home to Tapawera Museum & Valleys Museum in Tapawera Village

Tapawera is little more than a blip on the map – a tiny rural community of around 400 people in the Motueka River Valley. Continue reading

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Museum People 2 – Heather Galbraith, Te Papa

Heather Galbraith

Heather Galbraith has only just put her feet under her new desk at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa but she’s excited about her new role as Senior Curator, Art. Continue reading

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Small town treasures – Taihape

Taihape & Districts Museum

When a small, inland museum plasters a bold sign across its frontage declaring its height above sea level, I’m already half in love before I’ve put a toe through the door. Continue reading

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Museum people 1 – Cherie Meecham, Rotorua Museum of Art and History

Cherie Meecham

For Cherie Meecham, Deputy Director of Rotorua Museum of Art & History, every object, every taonga has a story. Continue reading

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