Story: Māori and museums – ngā whare taonga

Kaitiaki Māori hui

Kaitiaki Māori hui

Paora Tibble (standing, left) speaks to other Māori staff from museums around the country at the Kaitiaki hui during the Museums Aotearoa conference in April 2014. The hui was held on the Pukemokimoki marae in Napier, and Paora Tibble, a Māori-language writer at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, was sharing what he had learned from a time spent in Wales, where museums have taken a lead in the revitalisation of the Welsh language.

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Paora Tapsell, 'Māori and museums – ngā whare taonga - Increasing Māori involvement in museums, 1987 to 2000', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 May 2022)

Story by Paora Tapsell, published 22 Oct 2014