Category Archives: Blog

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

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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Open Palace Programme 2017: A once in a lifetime opportunity!

Aleesha Voight from Auckland War Memorial Museum shares her experience of the Open Palace Programme 2017 Continue reading

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I te Huarahi │On the Road Ākuhata 2017

Paora Tibble and Migoto Eria have translated the latest I te Huarahi | On the Road blog post for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. Ka mau te wehi! Continue reading

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I te Huarahi │On the Road August 2017

National Services Te Paerangi’s 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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Identifying and collecting archives in a museum

Te Papa Collections Information Manager, Hannah Bremner, has provided some great resources and guidelines to help identify and collect archives in a museum (or other non-archival collecting institution) following our recent Managing Archives in a Museum workshops in Auckland. Continue reading

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On the road in the South Island – July 2017

National Services Te Paerangi’s South Island Museum Development Adviser, Judith Taylor, reports on her travels around museums and cultural organisations in New Zealand’s south as well as work supporting museums in the Cook Islands. Continue reading

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Museums as Agents of Change: Inspiration from MuseumNext Melbourne

Leanne Wickham, Director, Expressions Whirinaki, shares her highlights from MuseumNext Melbourne earlier this year. Continue reading

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On the Road in the North Island – June 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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I te Ara │On the Road – May 2017

National Services Te Paerangi’s Iwi Development Adviser│Kaiwhanake ā-Iwi, Paora Tibble, discusses his work with iwi around Aotearoa over the past few months. Continue reading

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