Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho 2018 – Treasures Passed Down 2018

22-24 Aug 2018

Copthorne Hotel Rotorua, 328/348 Fenton St, Rotorua Map

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Join us for Nga Taonga Tuku Iho 2018: Treasures Passed Down
A conference on Māori Archives and Records organised by the Archives and Records Association of New Zealand (ARANZ), Wednesday 22 August to Friday 24 August.

The theme of the conference is: Māori archives and records. This theme and kaupapa allows for an exploration of the discovery, preservation, description, record keeping, interconnectedness and meaning of Māori records, archives and taonga. The 2018 conference looks to explore opportunities for researchers, communities and organisations to collaborate in the guardianship of knowledge, facilitate researcher engagement and help safeguard our collective past in perpetuity.

Keynote Speaker: Dame Anne Salmond

Workshop, SIG meetings and AGM - Wednesday 22 August
Conference - Thursday and Friday 23-24 August

A block booking has been arranged at the Copthorne Hotel, with standard ($135) and superior ($155) rooms available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights. Please book directly with the hotel, tel: 07-348 0199 and quote "3666878" before 15 July.

The above rates are per room per night and based on single, twin share or double occupancy. Accommodation prices are inclusive of 15% Goods & Services Tax (GST).

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This one-day course will introduce you to basic principles, resources, and tools for working with born-digital archival material. It will help you establish workflows and procedures to enable your institution to successfully management common born-digital materials (Office documents, PDFs, images, audio, video, and email).

Outcomes: Upon completion of this workshop, participants should be able to:
• Discuss key digital curation principles as they relate to working with born-digital collections
• Understand current practices, resources, and tools for ingest and accession of born-digital materials
• Develop policies and workflows that meet your institution or organisation’s needs

Prerequisites: Attendees should hold born-digital archival material in their organisation (as opposed to digitized versions of paper/analogue items). Attendees should have access to a laptop with wireless connectivity and the ability to independently download and install applications to the laptop. (Prior to the workshop a list of free applications that need to be installed before the workshop will be circulated at attendees.)

Who should attend: Practitioners in cultural heritage organisations or community groups looking in increase their digital capabilities, knowledge, and skill in handling born-digital materials. Also IT professionals working in cultural heritage who seek to better understand archival concerns and workflows.

Facilitator: Valerie Love








The Conference dinner is hosted at the Mitai Maori Village and include the cultural show and hangi dinner.

Pick up is at 5:15pm from the Copthorne Hotel.


Prices are in NZD.

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