National Services Te Paerangi, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Edit

National Services Te Paerangi's mission is to strengthen the museum sector by providing practical and strategic help to museums and iwi throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

Our goal is for museums and iwi to be significantly strengthened by increased participation in our programmes and by working collaboratively at a local and national level.

We build stronger museums by offering a range of services and resources, and by encouraging sector collaborations at a local and national level. We offer support, advice, and practical assistance on museums matters such as:

  • Governance, management, and planning
  • Care of collections and taonga
  • Exhibitions and other public services
  • Relationships and communities
  • Customer service.

Our services and programmes include:

  • The New Zealand Museums Standards Scheme
  • He Rauemi Resource Guides
  • Practical training opportunities
  • Freephone helpline: 0508 NSTP HELP (0508 678 743)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Research on matauranga Maori and the development of cultural centres
  • Tours by national and international subject experts
  • On-site support

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