Introducing Tamara Patten 

Originally from Auckland, Tamara has been working in the museum sector since 2008. She has worked in various roles at the Olympic Museum and at Te Papa, including time as Collections Data Officer - Archives, and Sector Training Coordinator for National Services Te Paerangi. Early in her career she was an intern at Tairawhiti Museum, where she rehomed the museum's hanging textiles collection. Tamara has an MA in Ancient History and a Graduate Diploma in Museum & Heritage Studies. She is a registered assessor for the National Certificate in Museum Practice.

Tamara is particularly interested in digitisation and access to collections in museums. She enjoys working collaboratively with museums and galleries around the country.

Contact Tamara by email or call 04 381 7114.