Home News Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

Archive for the ‘Blog’ Category

Feather identification at Te Manawa Museum

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

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

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


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

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


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

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

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

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

September 10, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

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