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Bronwyn Labrum

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

Caitlin Timmer-Arends

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

Conal McCarthy

Director of the Museum & Heritage Studies, Victoria University, Wellington
Professor Conal McCarthy is Director of the Museum & Heritage Studies programme at the Stout... More

David Hebblethwaite

Director, Art of Fact

Elizabeth Cotton

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

Eloise Wallace

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

Honiana Love

Strategic Advisor, Māori & Group Manager, People & Capability, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision

Jacinta Beckwith

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

Jaimie Isaac

Curator Indigenous & Contemporary Art, Member of Sagkeeng First Nation, Winnipeg Art Gallery
Jaimie Isaac is a curator and interdisciplinary artist operating from a mixed heritage of... More

Jessica Pearless

Director, Paragon Matter Art Services

Jessie Robieson

Te Papa Tongarewa

Juliet Cooke

Director/Designer , Intouch Design Ltd 
Juliet Cooke has over 25 years of experience in exhibition design, management and... More

Justine Olsen

Curator of Decorative Arts, Te Papa Tongarewa

Linda Tyylor

Convenor of Museums and Cultural Heritage, University of Auckland
Linda Tyler is currently the convenor of Museums and Cultural Heritage at the University of... More

Martin Lewis

Research Librarian, Te Papa Tongarewa

Monika Kern

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

Ngarino Ellis

Convenor of Art History, University of Auckland
Dr Ngarino Ellis is Convenor of Art History at the University of Auckland. Her research focus is... More

Nici Cumpston

Artistic Director, TARNANTHI Curator, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, Art Gallery of South Australia
Nici Cumpston is of Afghan, English, Irish and Barkindji Aboriginal heritage and is a descendant... More

Peter Cunninghame

Head of Property, Facilities and Security, Te Papa Tongarewa

Robert Morris

Director Collections and Curatorial, Otago Museum
Born and raised in Sydney, Robert began his working life as a contract Archaeologist, having... More

Rose Ibbotson

Senior Lecturer in Art History and Theory and Programme Co-ordinator for Postgraduate Diploma in Art Curatorship,, University of Canterbury
Dr Rosie Ibbotson is Senior Lecturer in Art History and Theory and Programme Co-ordinator for... More

Sarah Davy

GM Information Services, Nga Taonga Sound and Vision

Sarah McClintock

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

Sarah Murray

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

Stephanie Lash

Curator of He Tohu, Archives New Zealand Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga

Susan Abasa

Massey University
Dr Susan Abasa has taught courses for the postgraduate programme in Museum Studies at Massey... More

Tara Fagan

Director Raranga Matihiko/Weaving Digital Futures, Te Papa Tongarewa
Tara is Project Director Raranga Matihiko | Weaving Digital Futures at the Museum of New Zealand... More

Te Awhina Rangimarie Arahanga

Pearson Assoc/ Kaikoura Musem, MuseumConsultant
Te Awhina Rangimarie Arahanga is a Museum Consultant specialising in design with Pearson &... More

Tom Rowlands

Learning Specialist, Tāmaki Paenga Hira, Auckland War Memorial Museum
Tom started out as an educator 10 years ago. In 2015 He pursued a postgraduate qualification in... More

Valerie Love

Senior Digital Archivist, Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand
Valerie Love is the Senior Digital Archivist Kaipupuri Pūranga Matihiko Matua at... More