Archive Training for whanau, hapu, iwi and marae

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FYI. If archiving iwi,hapu, marae,whanau informationissomethingyou have been wondering about but didn’t know how or where to start then this course is worthconsidering.

The Recordkeeping Capability Team within Archives NZ is running a Introduction to Archives Training Course in Rotorua on the 24 – 25 May 2012.

This course introduces you to the key requirements of preserving your collection of records that are of high importance to you and your community.

It is intended for people who work in Archives, Museums, Libraries, Businesses, Community, Maori and iwi groups who want to learn more about the care and management of archives. This course is not suitable for government employees as it does not cover requirements under the Public Records Act.

The presenters are highly qualified, very experienced and recognised experts within the archives environment.

The training programme has the following principal aims:

  • Ensure that participants have an excellent understanding of the requirements for preserving their collection and records of high value.
  • Participants to become part of a larger network of the archival community where they can get assistance and support with their collections.
  • Encourage participants to share their experiences and information for the benefit of other participants within the archival community.
  • To promote the concept of archives as a tool for preserving history for the benefit of future generations.
  • To facilitate dialogue amongst the participants on the key issues facing community organisations in relation to the preservation of collections and records of high value.

The course will cover things like:

  • Where Do I Begin? Finding a suitable space, Environment, Storage
  • Getting an understanding about Policies, Acquisition, Appraisal
  • Learn about Accessioning / Arrangement & Description
  • Providing access and working with researchers
  • Basic Care and Handling
  • Collecting and Managing Oral History
  • Things you need to know about digitisation
  • Sources of Funding for your Archives

For further information please contact Tikina Heremia (04) 894 6023 or on Email: community@archives.govt.nz
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7 COMMENTS

  1. kia ora,
    my name is taryn
    my iwi is ngati tuwhare toa.
    im based in taupo,jusd wondering if theres any marae based courses here in taupo?

    thanks
    Taryn.

  2. Kia ora this would be interesting to attend especially from the marae perspective Ae what is the cost for registration?
    thanks nga mihi
    Vanessa H 🙂

  3. I work for TPK but our Marae is wanting to know the following
    How much is the training costing?
    How many can attend from the one Marae?
    Where is this going to be held in Rotorua?
    so that accommodation could be found near that facility.

  4. Kia Ora,
    Am very interested in this but do you have any plans on doing the same course in the South Island? If so, when and where? If not can you also tell me the costs.
    Cheers
    Rachael

  5. Kia ora could you tell me where this course will be held and what are the costings for it, would love to attend but need to confirm accommadation and costings for fees.

    Thanks Rose

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