Communities & sector development

Publications and resources relating to communities, repatriation, sector development.

Zui recording: Funding for COVID recovery

11 Sep 2020

There are various funds available or in planning to support museums and galleries through the effects of COVID-19. As well as the $2m Museum Hardship Fund, the Ministry for Culture & Heritage is working on three other funds:

Zui recording: Code of Ethics & Repatriation

21 Aug 2020

This zui discussed the application of the Code of Ethics and the addition of a National Repatriation Addendum for Kōiwi Tangata and Associated Burial Taonga within Aotearoa.

It was the first of several opportunities to hear about ethics and repatriation and to make suggestions for the review.

The notice to the AGM in July, current Code of Ethics and repatriation addendum provide more information.

Code of Ethics Review and Repatriation Addendum 2020

8 Jul 2020
Notice of the MA Code of Ethics review and National Repatriation Addendum for Kōiwi Tangata and Associated Burial Taonga within Aotearoa.

Covid-19 recovery: Letter to Ministers for Arts, Culture & Heritage

12 Jun 2020

Letter to Ministers for Arts, Culture & Heritage requesting urgent consideration of further support for the museum and gallery sector during Covid-19 response. 

Impact of COVID-19 on the Arts and Creative Sector

Apr 2020
Report providing an overview of the anticipated effects of COVID-19 pandemic for the arts and creative sector in New Zealand.

The value museums, art galleries and heritage properties contribute

1 Dec 2018
An analysis of data from New Zealand museums and their visitors to show that cultural institutions are making an active contribution to cultural well-being, social cohesion and the economy.

Museums position paper

31 Jul 2018
Position paper sent to the Minister and Associate Ministers for Arts, Culture & Heritage 23 April 2018.

Museums Aotearoa membership development discussion paper

Apr 2010
Discussion paper for Annual General Meeting, 15 April 2010 on membership development. 

Museum accreditation scheme discussion paper

15 Apr 2010
Discussion paper for Annual General Meeting, 15 April 2010, on promoting museum standards. 

New Zealand strategic training plan museums sector 2010-2015

1 Jan 2010
Background research to develop a skills strategy for the museum sector.