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Programme

All sessions on Thursday and Friday are held at Te Papa

Time
Session
Duration
Cost
8:30 AM
  • Ko te ara takutai a Kāpiti – the coastal path of Kāpiti

    Take a trip up the Kapiti Coast, stop in at Mahara, Kapiti Museum, Te Awahou Nieuwe Stroom, Foxton and NZ Police Museum in Porirua. Lunch will be at The Dutch Oven.

    Meet at Te Papa front entrance at 8.50am

    7.5 hours
    $80.00
9:00 AM
  • Advocacy in the Halls of Power -

    A workshop on effective advocacy, drawing on national organisations in our capital city. Feel the vibe and spread our positive messages.

    Room: Rangimarie 2, Te Huinga Centre

    3 hours
    $30.00
  • Wellington Innovation (Service providers showcase)

    Take a guided walk around Wellington and visit some of the industry service-providers.

    First stop, Click Suite, creators of websites, mobile apps and interactive exhibitions, with Cristina Campos

    Next stop, Story Inc. creators& consultants on visitor experiences in our galleries & museums, with James McLean.

    Third stop, Toulouse, designers & providers of exhibition & event lighting, with Marc Simpson

    Final stop, Workshop E, exhibition designers, with Az James

    Meet at Te Papa front entrance at 8.50am

     

    3 hours
    $30.00
  • R & R - Retail and Revenue (Masterclass)

    Masterclass in museum and gallery retail and revenue generation.

    Wellington Museum, Draughtsman's Room

    3 hours
    $30.00
  • WAI262 & Natural Science Collection management

    (workshop)
    Natural history collections have an important role as research infrastructure that underpins our understanding of biodiversity responses to changing natural environments. This workshop will focus on the role of Natural History collections and data in relation to Treaty of Waitangi and Nagoya obligations and explore the developing practical frameworks and policies in support of these initiatives.

    Giant Squid Room, 169 Tory Street

    Meet at Te Papa front entrance at 8.45am

    7 hours
    $60.00
  • NDFx - An introduction to managing born-digital collections

    Valerie Love, Senior Digital Archivist at Alexander Turnbull Library will lead  a workshop on born-digital collecting.

    Have you discovered a collection of old floppy disks and CDs in the stacks, but have no idea what’s on them or how to look after them and their content? Do you want to start collecting more contemporary born-digital materials, but don’t know where to start?

    This half-day course will introduce you to basic principles, resources, and tools for working with born-digital heritage material. It will help you establish workflows and procedures to enable your institution to successfully management common born-digital materials.

    Topics covered include:

    •        What do we mean by ‘digital’?

    •        Key principles for working for with born-digital collections

    •        Workflow concepts and steps for acquiring and processing born-digital collections

    •        Introduction to file format identification

    •        Managing files over time

    Room: Mahuki, Te Papa

    Valerie Love

    Valerie Love is the Senior Digital Archivist Kaipupuri Pūranga Matihiko Matua at... More

    3 hours
    $30.00
  • Facilities Factors

    (workshop/masterclass) The nuts and bolts of running a museum operation sustainably.

    Room: Rangimarie 1, Te Huinga Centre

     

    Peter Cunninghame

    3 hours
    $30.00
  • Network Meeting (Pasifika)

    An opportunity to make connections among Pasifika and museums and galleries with Pacific collections.

    Room: Angus, Te Huinga Centre

    3 hours
    $30.00
  • MEANZ Educators Network Workshop

    Full-day workshop for museum and gallery educators

    Room: Rangimarie 1, Te Huinga Centre

    7 hours
    $60.00
10:00 AM
  • Art in the 'Burbs

    Bus trip with guided tours and talks at The Dowse, Pataka & Expressions Galleries. Have coffee & cake at The Dowse, wine and a wander at Expressions and cocktails and canapes at Pataka. 

    Meet at Te Papa front entrance at 9.50am

    6 hours
    $80.00
1:00 PM
  • LGBTQI+ Network

    A session to form a network for LGBTI workers in museums, discuss experiences and attributes of inclusive workplaces and have a tour of the LAGANZ collections housed in the Alexander Turnbull Library.

    The group will meet for lunch at The Backbencher at 12pm.

    The Lilliburn Room, National Library

    3 hours
    $30.00
  • Repatriation Research Network Hui

    An opportunity for everyone involved or interested in repatriation to network and share ideas pre-conference.

    Room: Angus, Te Huinga Centre

    3 hours
    $30.00
  • Network Meeting (TENNZ)

    Touring exhibitions Network meeting and marketplace

    Room: Rangimarie 2, Te Huinga Centre

    3 hours
    $30.00
  • Clean & Green?

    Sustainability Workshop - with a visit to Wellington Zoo.

    Meet at front entrance of Te Papa at 12.50pm

    3 hours
    $30.00
  • Target = Audience

    Te Papa uses a number of techniques when we are proposing, designing and building products and experiences to ensure we are keeping the visitors needs top of minds. A key aspect of this is understanding what success looks like, and how does it align with Te Papa's goals, and our role as the national museum? We can no longer sit back on our apparent success of page views, clicks and feet through the door. This presentation will very quickly introduce the Audience Impact Model, which maps the spectrum of initial visitor Attraction, through Reaction, Connection, Insight and finally Action. How many products allow for light engagement only, versus the potential for enabling our visitors to create personal or societal change. The talk will also discuss the significant and important challenges in actually measuring impact in a reliable and meaningful way.

    Mahuki, Te Papa

    Adrian Kingston

    3 hours
    $30.00
4:30 PM
  • Pōwhiri

    Assemble at 4.15pm

    1.5 hours
6:00 PM
  • ServiceIQ NZ Museum Awards 2019

    Celebrate this year's outstanding museum and gallery achievements. Free for MA19 delegates and guests, please ensure you include in your registration.

    Amokura, Te Papa

    2 hours
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
7:30 AM
  • Breakfast (Cultural Women's Leadership)

    Cultural Women's Leadership Breakfast sponsored by Collections and Research Directorate, Te Papa

    (Limited to 100)

    Room: Rangimarie 1, Te Huinga Centre

    1.25 hours
9:00 AM
  • Plenary - "Ko Aotearoa Tēnei"

    Join us at the wharenui Te Hau ki Tūranga on Level 4 of Te Papa for our opening session, led by our iwi-in-residence Rongowhakaata.

    History and Journey of Te Hau ki Turanga

    To promenade back through time and the story of Te Hau ki Turanga; and to understand the technological, relational and spiritual functions of Te Hau ki Turanga for Rongowhakaata.

    Jody Wyllie, Iwi Researcher for Rongowhakaata Iwi Trust

    Jody is of Ruapani, Rongowhakaata, Ngai Tamanuhiri and Te Aitanga-a-Mahaki Iwi descent.  A former Librarian and Advisor to the Alexander Turnbull Library, Oral Historian to Te Papa and Curator to the Tairawhiti Museum, Treaty Claims Negotiator for Rongowhakaata with over 30 years of experience in the cultural and heritage field.

    Teina Moetara, currently Kaiako at Te Kura o Manutuke 

    Teina hails from the grand metropolis of Manutuke. Bred in the world of Performing Arts, a member of Waihirere Maori Club for over 20 years, many of those years as core composer, Now the co-founder and tutor of Manutuke based Kapa Haka, Tū Te Manawa Maurea.  Taught at Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School with a key focus on imbedding indigenous sequences of engagement as the schools primary learning pedagogy.

    Please be on Level 4 by 8.50am. Te Papa and Museums Aotearoa staff will be available to guide you if you don’t know your way.

    Seating will be limited, so if you are happy and able to stand or sit on the floor for this session, please let someone who needs a seat more have yours.

    If you arrive after 9am you will not be able to join the session and will instead be directed to Sounding Theatre.

    Hon Carmel Sepuloni

    MP for Kelston Carmel Sepuloni is Minister for Social Development and for Disability Issues, and... More

    40 mins
9:40 AM
  • Plenary - Repatriation Panel

    Mending Relationships, Building Futures through Repatriation

    Following on from the previous year this panel will discuss the importance of building meaningful relationships with iwi as part of the repatriation of ancestral remains. The panel is made up of museum and iwi representatives who have successfully engaged.

    Room: Soundings Theatre

    Dr Amber Aranui

    1 hour
10:00 AM
  • Curio Live demos

    Do you want to increase visitor engagement with your collection? Or perhaps you’re looking to add more interactivity into your museum? See how you can use Curio to make your own affordable interactive digital object labels. Stop in for a live demo at our stand in Oceania on Thursday or Friday

    31 hours
10:40 AM
  • Kai Timotimo
    40 mins
12:15 PM
  • Education

    Claire Lanyon – “Are we there yet? Listen to the students of Aotearoa” 

    Esther McNaughton – “Lighting Fires on the Beach: Art Gallery Education as a Distinct Practice in Aotearoa NZ”

    Tara Fagan and Monika Kern – “Raranga Matihiko | Weaving Digital Futures”

    Room: Soundings Theatre

    Monika Kern

    An experienced teacher and PLD facilitator, Monika is the Education Manager for the Waitangi... More

    Tara Fagan

    Tara is Project Director Raranga Matihiko | Weaving Digital Futures at the Museum of New Zealand... More

    Claire Lanyon

    Claire Lanyon began her career in education as a teacher specialising in history.  At... More

    Esther McNaughton

    Esther Helen McNaughton is a long time gallery educator at Suter Art Gallery te Aratoi o... More

    45 mins
  • Bicultural museums? Kaikoura & Tairawhiti

    Eloise Wallace – "New Zealand's first bicultural museum? -a look back at Tairawhiti's first museum in 1954" 

    Rangimarie 2, Te Huinga Centre

    Eloise Wallace

    Eloise Wallace is Director at Tairāwhiti Museum in Gisborne.  Eloise has an academic... More

    Te Awhina Rangimarie Arahanga

    Te Awhina Rangimarie Arahanga is a Museum Consultant specialising in design with Pearson &... More

    45 mins
  • Curatorial A: 21st century curators: definitions, roles, modes

    The first of 3 connected sessions; delegates can attend one or more or all three. They stand alone but attendees can work in them consecutively and cumulatively as a curatorial thread in the programme.

    These interactive sessions follow the successful curatorial workshop at MA18 in Christchurch. This first session repeats that earlier one for newcomers, and the other two will build on that first meeting

    May run over into lunchtime.

    Room: Rangimarie 1, Te Huinga Centre

    Elizabeth Cotton

    Liz Cotton is Head of Human History at Auckland Museum, providing leadership to the research,... More

    Bronwyn Labrum

    Dr Bronwyn Labrum is Head of NZ and Pacific Culture at Te Papa, where she leads the history and... More

    Robert Morris

    Born and raised in Sydney, Robert began his working life as a contract Archaeologist, having... More

    Sarah Murray

    Sarah has worked at Canterbury Museum for over a decade and leads a fantastic team of natural... More

    45 mins
1:00 PM
  • Lunch & MA AGM

    Lunch will be served in a separate space for the Museums Aotearoa AGM.

    1 hour
2:00 PM
  • Curatorial B: Next steps: biculturalism, community engagement, co-development, shifting voice of authority, facilitator

    The second of three sessions designed to strengthen networks between curators and surface current issues and challenges in a supportive peer environment.

    Museums are in another phase of change, as are ways of working within and beyond them. What does this mean for curators? What does being a curator mean in a 21st century cultural organisation? What should a curator do? How should a curator work? How might curators work across and within their disciplines and collections?

    These facilitated, interactive sessions explore some of the key paths and possibilities for 21st century curators in an open and iterative way.

    May run over into lunchtime.

    Room: Rangimarie 1, Te Huinga Centre

    Elizabeth Cotton

    Liz Cotton is Head of Human History at Auckland Museum, providing leadership to the research,... More

    Bronwyn Labrum

    Dr Bronwyn Labrum is Head of NZ and Pacific Culture at Te Papa, where she leads the history and... More

    Robert Morris

    Born and raised in Sydney, Robert began his working life as a contract Archaeologist, having... More

    Sarah Murray

    Sarah has worked at Canterbury Museum for over a decade and leads a fantastic team of natural... More

    1 hour
  • Lightning Talks

    Jacinta Beckwith – Ko Aotearoa tēnei; ko tātou tenā!

    Justine Olsen - The kowhaiwhai jewelry box - Cross-cultural conversations at Te Papa

    Tom Rowlands - Unzipping the Museum's genes

    Rachael Hockridge - How to kill 1.5million squids

    Juliet Cooke - The "how" of expressing identity and belonging for Maori and Pakeha.

     

    Room: Soundings Theatre

    Tom Rowlands

    Tom started out as an educator 10 years ago. In 2015 He pursued a postgraduate qualification in... More

    Justine Olsen

    Juliet Cooke

    Juliet Cooke has over 25 years of experience in exhibition design, management and... More

    Jacinta Beckwith

    As Kaitiaki Mātauranga Māori and Subject Librarian for Te Tumu, School of Māori,... More

    Rachael Hockridge

    Rachael has been a digital editor at Te Papa for just over three years. As well as managing the... More

    1 hour
  • Diversity & Social Action

    In a climate of changing demographics, rising inequality, catastrophic events, and mass social action, can (and should) museums and galleries remain neutral? Panelists will share their perspectives of our diversifying society, and how we can embrace new opportunities, take action, partner with communities, and effect positive change.

     Lagi-Maama Ltd will be talking 'Taking action as Moana Oceania to effect real change, challenge the space and create safer spaces for our communities'.

    Rangimarie 2, Te Huinga Centre

    Diwen Cao

    Previously Tourism Advisor China at Te Papa (July 2015 – October 2018), Diwen was... More

    Cameron Curd

    Cameron is employed at Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki in the position... More

    Stephanie Gibson

    Stephanie researches the material and visual culture of protest, conflict and reform, as well as... More

    1 hour
3:00 PM
  • Kai timotimo
    20 mins
3:30 PM
  • Plenary‘Reflections for and by museums after the March 15 attacks

    A group of speakers offer reflections and personal and professional thoughts on the roles of museums in the community and as institutions of history and identity, following the March 15 terror attacks.

    With Romy Willing  (director of COCA, Christchurch)  

    Aurelia Arona (Kaiwahakahaere Māori at Christchurch City Libraries)

    Dr Charles Royal, (Director Ngā Manu Atarau at Te Papa)

    Bernadette Cavanaugh (CEO of MCH)

    Tahir Nawaz  (President of the International Muslim Association)

    Room: Soundings Theatre

    45 mins
4:30 PM
  • Plenary - Curating from Indigenous frameworks

    Curatorial Panel with Jaimie Isaac, Nici Composton adn Nigel Borell,  facilitated by Karl Chitham

    Room: Soundings Theatre

    Nici Cumpston

    Nici Cumpston is of Afghan, English, Irish and Barkindji Aboriginal heritage and is a descendant... More

    Jaimie Isaac

    Jaimie Isaac is a curator and interdisciplinary artist operating from a mixed heritage of... More

    Nigel Borell

    Borell (Pirirakau, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi, Te Whakatōhea) is Curator... More

    1 hour
5:30 PM
  • Free Time
    1.5 hours
7:00 PM
  • Conference Dinner

    Dinner at Parliament's Banquet Hall hosted by Hon Grant Robertson, Associate Minister for Arts, Culture & Heritage. 

    (additional cost - please select in registration)

    3 hours
    $100.00
Time
Session
Duration
Cost
7:30 AM
  • Breakfast (Wellington Innovation Breakfast) -

    Hosted by Tui Te Hau and featuring presentations from;

    James McLean, Curio

    Lauren Jones, He Tohu

    Andy Fenton, NZ Micrographic Services

    Richard Foy, Chief Archivist

    Room: Rangimarie 1, Te Huinga Centre

     

    1.25 hours
  • ICOM AGM Breakfast

    Angus, Te Huinga Centre, Te Papa

    1 hour
8:00 AM
  • Registration
    1 hour
9:00 AM
  • Te Taiao Walk-Through

    Explore the new Te Taiao - Nature exhibit and hear how it came about with Amos Mann and Richard Nichol.

    Meet in Wellington Foyer at 8.50am

    1 hour
  • Hinatore

    Inside insights into Te Papa's innovative learning lab with Jessie Robieson

    Meet in Wellington Foyer at 8.50am

    Jessie Robieson

    1 hour
  • Collections Insights

    with Stephanie Gibson

    Meet in Wellington Foyer at 8.50am

    Stephanie Gibson

    Stephanie researches the material and visual culture of protest, conflict and reform, as well as... More

    1 hour
  • Te Papa's new conceptual master plan

    What, how and why with David Hebblethwaite & Puawai Cairns

    Meet in Wellington Foyer at 8.50am

    Puawai Cairns

    David Hebblethwaite

    1 hour
  • Telling tales in the stacks

    Te Aka Matua comes alive with stories - Martin Lewis 

    Meet in Wellington Foyer at 8.50am

    Martin Lewis

    1 hour
10:00 AM
  • Kai timotimo
    30 mins
  • Curio Demos

    Do you want to increase visitor engagement with your collection? Or perhaps you’re looking to add more interactivity into your museum? See how you can use Curio to make your own affordable interactive digital object labels. Stop in for a live demo at our stand in Oceania.

    5.5 hours
10:30 AM
  • He Tohu & Ngā Taonga

    Stephanie Lash & Steve La Hood - “Collecting korero about the Treaty”

    Honiana Love & Sarah Davy – “Kaitiakitanga: He whakawhitinga korero, whakawhitinga whakairo – Kaitiakitanga: A dialogue”

    Rangimarie 2, Te Huinga Centre

     

    Sarah Davy

    Steve La Hood

    Stephanie Lash

    Honiana Love

    1 hour
  • Repatriation Workshop

    Workshop - “Developing a collaborative repatriation process: ideas, tools and processes”

    (Lunch included)

    Room: Rangimarie 1, Te Huinga Centre

    Dr Amber Aranui

    1 hour
  • Decolonising Museums - Training for museum professionals

    Panel chaired by Linda Tyler

    Room: Soundings Theatre

     

    1 hour
11:30 AM
  • Art, Encounter, Influence

    Sarah McClintock - "Pale History"

    Caitlin Timmer-Arends - "Women and X-Marks: untold stories from NZ's first MIssion".

    Room: Rangimarie 2, Te Huinga Centre

     

    Sarah McClintock

    Sarah McClintock is the Curator and Collection Manager at The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o... More

    Caitlin Timmer-Arends

    In her time at Waitangi Treaty Grounds Caitlin has been the curator, collections coordinator,... More

    1 hour
  • Curatorial C: Curators Influencing Up, Down and Sideways workshop

    Facilitated by Chris Beardsley

    The third of three sessions designed to strengthen networks between curators and surface current issues and challenges in a supportive peer environment.

    • Developing mutual dependence and influencing/managing your boss or a colleague/project team
    • Building a compatible work style
    • Strategies to use when your relationship with your boss/colleague/project team isn’t working
    • Identify what people are taking away to use back at work in their curatorial practice to build influence across the organisation

    (may run across lunch)

    Room: Rangimarie 1, Te Huinga Centre

     

     

    Elizabeth Cotton

    Liz Cotton is Head of Human History at Auckland Museum, providing leadership to the research,... More

    Bronwyn Labrum

    Dr Bronwyn Labrum is Head of NZ and Pacific Culture at Te Papa, where she leads the history and... More

    Robert Morris

    Born and raised in Sydney, Robert began his working life as a contract Archaeologist, having... More

    Sarah Murray

    Sarah has worked at Canterbury Museum for over a decade and leads a fantastic team of natural... More

    1.5 hours
  • Fresh eyes and enquiring minds

    Museum practice is dynamic and constantly evolving through the interplay between what professionals do, and what they think about what they do. In this panel, chaired by Lee Davidson and Robyn Cockburn from the Museum and Heritage Studies programme at Victoria University of Wellington, early career researchers and professionals bring fresh perspectives on practice through their engagement with recent theory and research on museums. Using a range of indigenous, international and multi-disciplinary lenses they will explore ideas of participation, protection and partnership in various contexts.

    Room: Soundings Theatre

    Samuele De Stefani

    Samuele's research topic is focused on the organisational aspects of museum practice –... More

    Cherie Jacobson

    Cherie has a varied professional background which includes public policy, writing and... More

    Lara Simmons

    Lara graduated with her Masters of Museum and Heritage Practices in 2018. Her interests have... More

    Ashley Tvrdeic

    Ashley is a Masters of Museum and Heritage Practice student, currently completing her... More

    Lee Davidson

    Dr Lee Davidson has been teaching on the Museum and Heritage Studies programme and its... More

    Robyn Cockburn

    Robyn has more than 25 years’ experience working as a consultant researcher, strategist,... More

    1 hour
12:30 PM
  • Lunch
    1 hour
1:30 PM
  • Plenary - International exhibitions

    Room: Soundings Theatre

    Linnae Pohatu

    Megan Tamati-Quennell

    Peter Brunt

    Adrian Locke

    1 hour
2:30 PM
  • Plenary - Ko Aotearoa Tēnei: Reflections

    A group of Museums Aotearoa 2019 conference speakers and attendees offer reflections and thoughts on the past three days. Facilitated by MA Chair Courtney Johnston

    Room: Soundings Theatre

    1 hour
3:00 PM
  • Poroaki/Closing

    Room: Soundings Theatre

    30 mins
4:00 PM
  • Free time/Travel
    1 hour
5:00 PM
  • After Party / EMP Welcome

    Closing the MA19 conference, welcoming Emerging Museum Professionals for the EMP Huakina, winding down, networking (free for MA19 delegates - please make sure you register).

    NZ Portrait Gallery

    3 hours