Kylie Ngaropo descends from Te Rarawa, Tūhoe and Ngāti Porou iwi. She has worked across the education and cultural heritage sectors in New Zealand, Asia and the United Kingdom for the last 20 years. Kylie returned to New Zealand in 2007 to complete her Masters degree in education, and worked in the Community Archives Group at Archives New Zealand, providing strategic and practical advice, training and support to communities and iwi groups. Since joining the National Services Te Paerangi team in 2010, her work has focused on creating, developing and delivering training opportunities and programmes to support iwi, hapu, whanau and museum staff in the care and management of taonga and strengthening relationships between iwi and museums. Kylie is passionate about education, te reo Maori me ōna tikanga, preservation of taonga a iwi and the role of taonga in iwi cultural revitalisation. Kylie is also workplace assessor for the New Zealand Certificate of Museum Practice.
Contact Kylie by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 381 7471.