Category Archives: Blog

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

I te Ara Whānui │On the Road Nōema 2017

National Services Te Paerangi 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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Report from the Middle North Island Curators’ Hui 2017

A report from the 2017 Middle North Island Curators’ Hui – Reflections for the Future: War Commemorations in Aotearoa New Zealand Continue reading

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Getting on Board: Challenges and opportunities of museum governance

Judith Taylor, South Island Development Adviser | Kaiwhanake Whare Taonga, shares her experience of joining a museum board. Continue reading

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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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