Day 1 - Wednesday 13 April

 

9.00am

Registration Opens - Nelson Provincial Museum

11.00am-11.45pm

Pōwhiri & Conference Opening - Whakatū Marae

(gather for Pōwhiri at 10.45am)

11.45pm-12.45pm

Lunch

12.45pm-2.00pm

Opening Keynote - Whakatū Marae

Paul Tapsell - Chair of Māori Studies and Dean of Te Tumu, the School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies, at the University of Otago

Taonga collections theme, biculturalism in museums discussion.

2.00pm-3.00pm

Panel/Speakers Discussion

Arapata Hakiwai - Scholar, Mātauranga Māori, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Conal McCarthy - Programme Director, Museum & Heritage studies at Victoria University of Wellington 

3.00pm-3.30pm

Afternoon Tea

3.30pm-5.00pm

Ethics Discussion - Whakatū Marae

Panel discussion regarding the Code of Ethics ethics, and Māori material in museums.

5.00pm-5.15pm

Move to the Granary at Founders Heritage Park

5.15pm-7.00pm

Welcome Function - Founders Heritage Park

And launch of Conal McCarthy's new book, Maori in Museums, by Te Papa Press.

7.00pm onwards

Kaitiaki evening session - venue TBC

7.00pm-10.00pm

Directors' Dinner - The Suter Cafe