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Update from the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre – January 2015

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January 22, 2015
Moya Sherriff

The latest update from Moya at the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre. Find out who is moving out of the centre, and get some great tips on cataloguing best practice.

Conservation workshop supports care of geological collections

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National Services Te Paerangi

A brief update on the Canterbury conservation workshop, from participant Bridget White of the University of Canterbury.

A snapshot of the Curatorial Hui 2014

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November 20, 2014
Tamara Patten

National Services Te Paerangi’s Tamara Patten reports on the Curatorial Hui 2014, held at on 18-19 November at The Dowse Art Museum.

ARANZ/ASA 2014 Conference

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October 31, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

Waimate Archives’ Sue Hanham recently travelled to the ARANZ/ASA 2014 Conference in Christchurch. Sue shares her thoughts on the experience.

Update from the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre – October 2014

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October 23, 2014
Moya Sherriff

An update on activity at the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre from Moya Sherriff, CCCRC Administrator.

Preventive Conservation workshop on the Kapiti Coast

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September 10, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

Emma Philpott reports on a preventive conservation for textiles workshop held on the Kāpiti Coast in August.

Treaty settlements – how can museums support iwi to realise their cultural aspirations?

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September 1, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

Kylie Ngaropo gives an overview of Treaty of Waitangi settlements, and discusses how museums can support iwi during and after the settlement process.

Update from ServiceIQ – hands-on learning at the National Aquarium

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August 29, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

Read a case study from ServiceIQ about Jacob Brookie, who completed a Modern Apprenticeship in Museum Practice at the National Aquarium.

NetHui 2014 – lessons in accessibility and community

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July 23, 2014
Tamara Patten

NSTP’s Tamara Patten reflects on discussions about accessibility and community at NetHui 2014.

Research – the museum’s key to creating new knowledge from collections

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July 7, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

How can museums unlock the intellectual value of their collections to contribute new knowledge? Jane Legget, Head of Research at Auckland Museum, discusses the outcomes of a research-capacity building workshop held in Auckland.