Category Archives: Blog

A regular blog on museums, collections, and issues and events related to museums.

On The Road in the North Island – April 2018

National Services Te Paerangi North Island Museum Development Adviser, Sally August, reports on her last few months supporting museums and cultural organisation as well as highlighting development opportunities and resources of interest to the sector. Continue reading

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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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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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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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On the Road in the North Island – September 2017

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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