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Museums Aotearoa Conference 2014, Hawke’s Bay

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April 17, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

Central Stories’ Rachael Welfare recently attended the Museums Aotearoa 2014 conference. Read her thoughts on the experience.

A sunrise at Mitimiti (after Hone Tuwhare)

Sunrise at Mitimiti, looking toward the Warawara Forest. Photo by Vicki-Anne Heikell.

National Services Te Paerangi

Vicki-Anne Heikell of the National Preservation Office writes about the Digital Photography and Paper Conservation for Iwi workshop held at Mātihetihe Marae at Mitimiti in Northland.

Diary of the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre intern – month 9

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April 1, 2014
Moya Sherriff

CCCRC intern Moya Sherriff writes about treatment of textile collections following a visit from Te Papa conservator Rachel Collinge.

Discover Kāpiti Heritage Day – a great success!

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February 27, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

Allan Carley of the Discover Kāpiti Heritage Group writes about Discover Kāpiti Heritage Day, a joint initiative between seven museums along the Kāpiti Coast.

Diary of the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre intern – month 8

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February 21, 2014
Moya Sherriff

Moya talks to staff of Kaiapoi Museum about losing their museum building following the Canterbury earthquakes, and moving their collections into the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre.

Diary of the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre intern – month 7

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January 21, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

This month CCCRC intern Moya Sherriff introduces new groups to the Recovery Centre and considers best practice for cataloguing collections.

Diary of the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre intern – month 6

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December 20, 2013
Moya Sherriff

Intern Moya Sherriff talks to Jane Teal, Archivist, Anglican Diocese of Christchurch, about her experiences rescuing the archive after the earthquakes and moving in to the Recovery Centre.

1913 Waterfront Strike – the power of public programmes

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November 29, 2013
National Services Te Paerangi

Strikers and Special Constables surprised and amazed Wellington’s lunchtime crowds as the Museum of Wellington City & Sea, Labour History Project and Alexander Turnbull Library commemorated the centenary of the 1913 Great Strike.

Notes and musings from Simon Knell’s New Zealand talks

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National Services Te Paerangi

Simon Knell, Professor of Museum Studies at Leicester University, recently visited NZ. Ian Wards notes the highlights of Simon’s presentations to the museum sector.

Diary of the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre intern – month 5

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Moya Sherriff

This month CCCRC intern Moya Sherriff has helped groups move in and out of the Recovery Centre and has learned a lot about museum cataloguing and documentation.