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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.

Diary of the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre intern – month 12

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June 24, 2014
Moya Sherriff

This is Moya’s last post as Intern at the CCCRC. But she is not leaving the centre – read on to find out more!

Diary of the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre intern – month 11

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May 23, 2014
Moya Sherriff

This month Moya encounters very special objects from the Nurses’ Memorial Chapel, and provides some tips on photographing collection items.

Diary of the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre intern – month 10

Moya cataloguing and packaging some Kaiapoi Museum textiles
April 29, 2014
Moya Sherriff

This month Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre intern, Moya Sherriff, shares her experiences at the Museums Aotearoa conference

Māori in Museums workshops – Otago

Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

National Services Te Paerangi

National Services Te Paerangi’s Mark Ormsby reflects on time spent leading the ServiceIQ Māori in Museums workshop in Otago.

Museums Aotearoa Conference 2014, Hawke’s Bay

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April 17, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

Central Stories’ Rachael Welfare recently attended the Museums Aotearoa 2014 conference. Read her thoughts on the experience.

A sunrise at Mitimiti (after Hone Tuwhare)

Sunrise at Mitimiti, looking toward the Warawara Forest. Photo by Vicki-Anne Heikell.

National Services Te Paerangi

Vicki-Anne Heikell of the National Preservation Office writes about the Digital Photography and Paper Conservation for Iwi workshop held at Mātihetihe Marae at Mitimiti in Northland.

Diary of the Canterbury Cultural Collections Recovery Centre intern – month 9

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April 1, 2014
Moya Sherriff

CCCRC intern Moya Sherriff writes about treatment of textile collections following a visit from Te Papa conservator Rachel Collinge.

Discover Kāpiti Heritage Day – a great success!

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February 27, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

Allan Carley of the Discover Kāpiti Heritage Group writes about Discover Kāpiti Heritage Day, a joint initiative between seven museums along the Kāpiti Coast.