Category Archives: Blog

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

On the road in the South Island – April 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. Continue reading

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On the road in the North Island – March 2017

National Services Te Paerangi’s North Island Museum Development Adviser, Sally August, reports on her travels around museums and cultural organisations in New Zealand’s north. Continue reading

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I te Rori │On the Road – February 2017

NSTP’s Iwi Development Adviser, Paora Tibble, discusses his work with iwi around Aotearoa over the past few months. Continue reading

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The role of the museum in mapping out a new fashion system

New Zealand Fashion Museum Director, Doris de Pont, considers the popularity of the fashion exhibition and what it means for the future of fashion. A paper presented at the 2016 End of Fashion conference. Continue reading

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Learnings and inspirations from the International Conference on the Inclusive Museum

In September, Claire Baker visited Cincinnati, Ohio, for the International Conference on the Inclusive Museum. Read about the highlights and inspirations Claire found at the conference. Continue reading

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On the road in the South Island – November 2016

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. Continue reading

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On the road in the North Island – October 2016

National Services Te Paerangi’s North Island Museum Development Adviser, Sally August, reports on her travels around museums and cultural organisations in New Zealand’s north. Continue reading

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From exhibition to exciting visitor experience

ServiceIQ profiles Matthew McCarthy, Front of House Manager at the Maritime Museum, and New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Visitor Experience) trainee. Continue reading

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Saving the Now: Crossing Boundaries to Conserve Contemporary Works

Sarah Hillary, Principal Conservator at Auckland Art Gallery, recently attended the IIC Los Angeles Congress. Sarah reports back on four fascinating case studies presented at the Congress. Continue reading

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On the road in the South Island – June 2016

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. Continue reading

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