Category Archives: Blog

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

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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Highlights from MA17: He Waka Eke Noa – Museums of Inclusion

Two months into a 12 month sabbatical from her role at Te Papa, Museums Aotearoa Conference 2017 provided Tamara Patten with a valuable opportunity to reconnect with colleagues and keep her head in the game. Continue reading

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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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