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Archive for the ‘Spotlight on a museum’ Category

Journey to the Western Bay Museum

NEW WAY: Diane Stevens, Paula Gaelic, Sally August and Nolene De Luca outside the new look Western Bay Museum.
August 27, 2015
National Services Te Paerangi

Paula Gaelic, Manager of Western Bay Museum, write about her personal journey through closure of the Katikati Heritage Museum, into development of the new Western Bay Museum.

Award for Hokianga Museum and Archive Centre

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August 18, 2015
National Services Te Paerangi

Like many small museums in Aotearoa, the Hokianga Museum and Archive Centre is very reliant on volunteers. In 2015 the museum won Trust Power’s 2015 Volunteers Award for investigations for a World War I exhibition.

Mangawhai Museum an impressive sight both inside and outside

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February 26, 2015
National Services Te Paerangi

Read out about Mangawhai Museum’s redevelopment journey.

The story of The Treasury, Thames

November 3, 2014
National Services Te Paerangi

The Treasury, Thames, has undergone major development in the past few years. This is the story of the project, from planning to fundraising, and from construction to a newly opened archive.

New home for the Charlotte Museum

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July 9, 2013
National Services Te Paerangi

Auckland’s Charlotte Museum has recently moved to a new home in New Lynn.

Nelson Provincial Museum – important milestone for Glass Plate Negative Project

Errol Shaw holds the 50,000th glass plate to be digitised and relocated as part of the Nelson Provincial Museum's Glass Plate Negative Project. Pictured with Errol are fellow project team members (from left) Ian McGuire, Megan Wells and Anne McEwan. Image courtesy of Nelson Provincial Museum.
July 6, 2012
National Services Te Paerangi

Nelson Provincial Museum’s Glass Plate Negative project team reached a fantastic milestone recently with the digitisation and relocation of the 50,000th glass plate.

Wake-up Call For Canterbury Museum

Canterbury Museum Director Anthony Wright in the Mountfort Gallery
July 12, 2011
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‘Thanks to earthquake strengthening carried out in the 1980s, Canterbury Museum has come through three major earthquakes and thousands of after shocks with its physical form largely intact. It’s been a different story inside…’

The Dowse

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June 29, 2011
National Services Te Paerangi

As long as creativity abounds

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June 1, 2011
National Services Te Paerangi

The museum focusses on collecting and preserving memories, dreams and reflections and says it has pioneered a range of techniques for gathering memories.

City Gallery Wellington

May 26, 2011
National Services Te Paerangi

City Gallery Wellington is a dynamic cultural presence in the capital city of Aotearoa New Zealand.