Mātauranga Māori

Publications and resources for Māori, by Māori and relating to a Māori way of being and engaging in the world.

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.

National Repatriation Addendum for Kōiwi Tangata and Associated Burial Taonga within Aotearoa

19 Aug 2020

This National Repatriation Addendum has been created to offer guidance for museums in taking an ethical approach to the respectful management of kōiwi tangata within their care.

Consultation on the adoption of this addendum is part of the review of the Museums Aotearoa Code of Ethics, August-October 2020.

Feedback on the review is open until 12 October.

Several online hui are being held to offer discussion and feedback opportunities. See events listings for details.

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: Kaitiaki Taonga Collection Manager Humanities, Te Papa 2020

1 Jan 2020

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

Job description for the position of Kaitiaki Taonga Collection Manager Humanities at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, last updated January 2020. 

Kaitiaki Māori in museums letter

11 Mar 2008
Kaitiaki Māori in museums, 11 March 2008