Content from the publications and resources section of the Museums Aotearoa website identified as for members only. You need a login to access this content, which is available to all individual members.

2020 Museum Sector Remuneration summary report

19 Nov 2020
Summary of the 2020 edition of the annual Museum Sector Remuneration Report, confidential to employers only.

Extinct Species Trade Regulations DRAFT submission

26 Aug 2020 - 29 Sep 2020

New proposed regulations under the Wildlife Act 1953 will prohibit – with some exemptions – the sale and purchase of bones, eggs, and other remains of extinct native species. Visit the DoC website for the discussion document and submission details. Submissions are due on 28 September 2020.

This draft museum/research sector base submission has been prepared by Colin Miskelly in consultation with interested experts from across the sector to assist institutions and individuals with making their own submissions.

Dexibit data analytics tools


Slides related to the zui 'Visitors - what, who and how?' held on Friday 17 July 2020.

Dexibit's Angie Judge presented on the tools used for visitor data analytics.

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.

Job description: Manager, Central Stories 2020


A selection of job description exemplars is available to MA members.

Job description for the position of Manager at Central Stories Museum & Art Gallery, last updated July 2020.

MOTAT Collections Copyright Framework (June 2020)

19 Jun 2020
The objective of this framework is to set out clear and transparent guidance for the use and reuse of copyrighted works.

Smithsonian Institution and Smith & Company – COVID-19 Briefing

4 Apr 2020
Briefing for museums with experts from John Hopkins University and Medicine.

Social distancing and team working guidance

Email to MOTAT team managers providing guidance on social distancing and team working.

COVID-19 Response Plan

17 Feb 2021
Plan setting out the required actions for MOTAT to effectively mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from the impact of COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19 Leave provisions

Guide to MOTAT COVID-19 leave provisions for staff.