Bicultural development 

Table centrepiece, in the form of a Mamaku (tree fern) circa 1890, Grady, Frank (1840–1915), New Zealand. Purchased 1987 with Charles Disney Art Trust funds. Te Papa
Table centrepiece, in the form of a Mamaku (tree fern) circa 1890, Grady, Frank (1840–1915), New Zealand. Purchased 1987 with Charles Disney Art Trust funds. Te Papa

Treaty-based partnerships between museum and tangata whenua, iwi and hapū

These resources will help your museum implement partnership arrangements with tangata whenua, iwi and hapū for the museum's governance, management and planning, in accord with the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

A guide to Guardians of Iwi Treasures He Tohu ki ngā Kaitiaki o ngā Taonga-a-iwi - He Rauemi Resource Guide (PDF, 752kB)

Mātauranga Māori - He Rauemi Resource Guide (PDF, 1.36MB)

Bicultural Governance - He Rauemi Resource Guide (PDF, 1.86MB)

What's the story and whose version is it? - Karl Johnstone, Head of Department, Māori and Indigenous development, Waiariki Institute of Technology (PDF, 932kB)

Other resources

You can purchase the reports below:

    • Bicultural Developments in Museums of Aotearoa: What is the current status? (1997)
    • Bicultural Developments in Museums of Aotearoa: A way forward (1999)
    • Mātauranga Māori and Museum Practice - A Discussion (2007)
  • Purchase National Services Te Paerangi reports

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