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Four days at Te Papa

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August 18, 2015
National Services Te Paerangi

Whanganui Regional Museum’s Kathy Greensides spent four days at Te Papa working with the national museum’s Imaging team. Read about her experiences photographing collections and exhibitions and learning new techniques.

In-house assessing gets the big tick


National Services Te Paerangi

ServiceIQ discusses the benefits of having an in-house trainer at your place.

Update from the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre – July 2015

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July 23, 2015
Moya Sherriff

Moya Sherriff has been dealing with borer treatments at the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre, using one of Christchurch’s now iconic shipping containers.

Feather identification at Te Manawa Museum

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May 19, 2015
National Services Te Paerangi

Gavin Reedy explored beautiful kakahu huruhuru, the science behind identifying feathers, and hidden signatures of weavers at a feather identification workshop for museum staff and iwi in Palmerston North.

Update from the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre – April 2015

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April 20, 2015
Moya Sherriff

The Recovery Centre has hosted a number of training opportunities in recent months, and has seen several organisations move out of the space.

Digital photography for iwi, Tauranga

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February 26, 2015
National Services Te Paerangi

In September 2015, National Services Te Paerangi and Ngā Mataapuna Oranga in Tauranga Moana delivered a digital photography workshop for iwi. Workshop participant Alby Bott shares his experience.

Putting World-Class Service On Display at Canterbury Museum

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National Services Te Paerangi

Canterbury Museum staff are gaining a broad understanding of the varied roles of their fellow team members through ServiceIQ’s National Certificate in Museum Practice.

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.