Kāhui Kaitiaki Hui

2017 Kāhui Kaitiaki Hui

18-20 October 2017
Pūrekireki Marae, Pirongia, Te Awamutu
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Join Kāhui Kaitiaki at our up-coming hui to be held at Pūrekireki Marae in Pirongia, Te Awamutu from the 18 – 20 October, 2017.  The hui kaupapa is Hauora: Maintaining and Nurturing Cultural and Spiritual Well-being in our Work and Sector. 

This is an opportunity to come together in a marae environment, to network and share our knowledge and experiences in the museum and gallery sector. Leaders and experts in our sector will engage with us and present at the hui to fill our kete with insights, tools and resources to improve our shared well-being.We are being hosted by Te Awamutu Museum with Henriata Nicholas. Our hui will include a trip to Waitomo Discovery Centre to engage with hau kainga there and visit the caves.

Kāhui Kaitiaki objectives include;

  • professional development and innovative practice
  • succession planning to increase Māori and Pacific representation in museum leadership
  • governance roles and support for upward mobility of our professional cohort across the sector
  • encourage the application of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and diversity in our practice and institutions


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Draft Programme

 Wednesday 18th OctoberThursday 19thFriday 20th
7.30-8.30am Breakfast until 8.00amBreakfast and mahi tinana

8.30am pick up by bus to TAMuseum

Tour of sites in Pirongia & Lake Ngaroto arriving at Te Awamutu museum 9.15am

Janneen Love
9.45-10.30 Visit to Uenuku and TA Museum presentation of overview and new facility project 2021.  



Priscilla Wehi - Kuri research
11.30-12 noon Informal shared lunch with staff and kaitiaki.  
12 noon- 12.45pm12 noon: Powhiri Bus to Waitomo with site stops at Rewi Maniapoto's memorial and Orakau.Mata Aho - Arts collective


Whakatau at Museum, presentation and then 
Group 1: Maori and Pakeha tourism models
Group 2: Cave 

Kai o te rānui
2.00-2.45WhakawhanaungatangaWaitomo Hau kainga voicesNgahuia Te Awekotuku
3.00-3.45Hau kainga korero from marae kaumatua Whakarapopoto: hui; nga mihi whakamutunga; karakia whakakapi
4.00-5.30pmStrategic planning session -
Dion and Tryphena
Waitomo - kai o te po 
6.00pmKai o te pōBack at the Marae by 7pm 



Payment and Cancellation Policy

All hui fees must be paid by 16 October 2017.

Before registration closes (October 9th) there is no cancellation fee and all pre-paid hui fees will be refunded. After registrations closes there are no refunds except in exceptional circumstances. There is always the option to transfer registration to another person and this does not incur any additional charge. For more information please contact talei@museumsaotearoa.org.nz