Category Archives: News

News about New Zealand museums, museum people and other museum web sites.

2017-2018 Collaborative Newspaper Programme

The National Library invites you to collaborate with them to add more newspapers to Papers Past. Continue reading

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Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund 2017

The Commemorating Waitangi Day Fund is now open for applications for 2017. Continue reading

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Win a $100 Prezzy card!

We want to know more about visitors to the NZMuseums site, so we can improve it. Fill out our quick survey and you could win a prize! Continue reading

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Regional Culture and Heritage Fund applications now open

Applications for the Regional Culture and Heritage Fund are now open, with a focus on capital projects outside the main centres. Continue reading

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Teen gamers’ ANZAC exhibit wins highest honour

A group of secondary school students who used gaming technology to recreate the Anzac experience in Gallipoli have won the ServiceIQ Best Museum Visitor Experience Award 2016. Continue reading

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NZMuseums ticks over 40,000 objects

NZMuseums reached an exciting milestone, with the 40,000th object was uploaded to the site. Read more about it and our plans for an upgrade to the NZMuseums site. Continue reading

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Governance in the arts, culture, and heritage sector

The Office of the Auditor-General has conducted some research into governance in New Zealand’s heritage sector. Read about their research and access a framework for assessing the effectiveness of your organisation’s governance. Continue reading

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Introducing Te Ara Pourewa: a new Heritage and Museum Studies course

Learn about Te Ara Pourewa: Graduate Diploma in Heritage and Museum Studies, offered at EIT from 2016, and developed to increase heritage and museum expertise for the protection, preservation and elevation of taonga Māori. Continue reading

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Link your social media accounts to your NZMuseums profile

You can now link your museum’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts to your NZMuseums profile – a great way to increase your online interactions with your visitors. Continue reading

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Lottery grants round for WWI projects – open now

The Lottery World War One Commemorations, Environment and Heritage Committee is open for requests until 2 September 2015, with a grants pool of $3m for distribution. Continue reading

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