Work with local communities 

Community Police Office, Wellington.  From the series: Sign Language 1990s, Black, Peter (1948– ), Wellington. Purchased 1999 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa
Community Police Office, Wellington. From the series: Sign Language 1990s, Black, Peter (1948– ), Wellington. Purchased 1999 with New Zealand Lottery Grants Board funds. Te Papa

Museums thrive on the support of Friends, voluntary workers, local authorities, tangata whenua, other iwi and hapū, donors, individual and corporate sponsors, residents and other community groups and strategic partners in other local museum and tourism operations.

Engaging your audience

Engaging museum audiences - Nina Simon, Museum 2.0, Wellington, November 2009 (MP3, 42.4MB)

The Met's Multicultural Audience Development Initiative - Donna Williams, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Wellington, June 2009 (MP3, 26.3MB)

Making it meaningful: Engaging youth and young adults in cultural institutions - Ruth Harvey, Puke Ariki (PDF, 3.19MB)

What's the point of a museum website? - Mia Ridge, Open University (PPT, 9.8MB)

Building support in your community

 Working together with local government - He Rauemi Resource Guide (PDF, 280kB)

Building support in your community workshop presentation - Tim Walker (PPT, 2.53MB)

Building support in your community workshop exercise sheets (DOC, 54.5kB)

Maintaining community support in a fast changing world (PPT, 4.02MB)

Education programmes

How to make an education programme without LEOTC funding (PDF, 4.92MB)

Developing a public programme - checklist (PDF, 450kB)

Education programme template (DOC, 65.5kB)

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