Maori in Museums 

12-13 April 2012 , 9am - 4pm
Lopdell House Gallery, 418 Titirangi Road, Titirangi, Waitakere
Auckland  , Auckland 
Free to attend

This will cover:

ATTTO Unit Standard:  20545 Demonstrate knowledge of Maori in museums

NB: the second day of the workshop will focus on assessment of the above unit standard.

  •  The responsibilities and obligations of museums in regards to the Treaty of Waitangi
  • Contemporary Maori social structures and concepts and how these impact on museum practice
  • How Maori cultural customs can be woven into museum customer service
  • How Maori cultural customs can be woven into collection services, processes and public programmes


Who will I meet?    

  • Kylie Ngaropo is Iwi Development Manager for National Services Te Paerangi and currently acting as Te Papa’s Manager Iwi Relationships.  Kylie has iwi affiliations to Te Rarawa, Tūhoe, Ngāti Porou and Ngāti Kahungunu iwi.  Kylie is an ATTTO assessor and through her work with iwi and communities across New Zealand has supported them through the provision of strategic and practical advice and training to care for taonga in their museums and tribal regions. 
  • You will also meet other museum personnel in your region – a great networking opportunity!


Who is it for?

  • This is an introductory level workshop which gives ATTTO trainees and representatives from small museums, art galleries, heritage organisations, the arts and cultural sector, iwi organisations an great opportunity to learn more about Maori in Museums.


How do I sign up?

  • Contact National Services Te Paerangi on or freephone: 0508 NSTP HELP (0508 678 743)
  • Please register by Monday 2 April 2012
  • The workshop is free to attend.  


What else do I need to know?

  • Bring a pen and paper to take notes
  • Bring your lunch (morning & afternoon tea will be provided)
  • Please be aware that your photo may be taken during the workshop, and photos may be used for National Services Te Paerangi purposes.