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He taonga tuku iho – Iwi telling your stories

Providing opportunities for iwi to develop and tell your stories and rich history within the iwi, to wider New Zealand and internationally.

Collecting iwi stories – what is already published and undertaking oral history

Ways to share your iwi stories

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Collecting iwi stories – what is already published and undertaking oral history

You would have already collected a lot of history and kōrero during the Treaty Settlement journey.  Also check out the connecting site to see what other agencies hold.

Waitangi Tribunal

https://waitangitribunal.govt.nz/publications-and-resources/

You can search through the website yourself, or ask Tribunal staff to show you what they have from your whānau / hapū / iwi.

The Waitangi Tribunal and the Waitangi Tribunal Unit have issued a range of documents. A large number of these are available to read or download online and some are available in hard copy format.

Crown Forest Rental Trust research reports

http://www.cfrt.org.nz/forward/servicestoclaimants/research.asp

Ask Trust staff to show you what they have from your whānau / hapū / iwi.

The Trust works with eligible claimants, claimant counsel and Waitangi Tribunal or Office of Treaty Settlements staff to agree on a programme of research for any district or claimant group where the claims involve, or could involve, Crown forest licensed land.  The Trust usually commissions two kinds of research: district research, and claimant-specific research projects.

New Zealand Heritage List/Rārangi Kōrero

http://www.heritage.org.nz/the-list

The New Zealand Heritage List/Rārangi Kōrero reports identify historical and cultural places that are significant to Aotearoa/New Zealand and can be accessed online.  

Oral History Guide

https://nzhistory.govt.nz/hands/a-guide-to-recording-oral-history

Oral history is a method of gathering information. It is the sound or video recording of an interview with someone who speaks from personal experience about a subject of historical interest.

Te Taiwhakaea Treaty Settlement Stories (Te Tai)

http://www.mch.govt.nz/treatystories

Te Tai is a national research project aimed at increasing public understanding of New Zealand’s Treaty settlements and their impact.

Enquiries:

Dr Monty Soutar, Senior Māori Historian 027 5100 234 Monty.Soutar@mch.govt.nz

Neill Atkinson, Chief Historian (04) 499 4229 ext 220  neill.atkinson@mch.govt.nz

Ways to share your iwi stories

Guide to writing history publications

https://nzhistory.govt.nz/hands/a-guide-to-style

This Guide to Style addresses issues of writing style and presentation which come up in the course of preparing history books/publications.

Publishing and preserving whānau hapū iwi histories

https://natlib.govt.nz/researchers/guides/family-history#publishing-and-preserving-your-family-history

Information and links on sharing or publishing your family history, Digitisation, Donation to the National Library, New Zealand Web Archive, and Legal Depositing.

Web publishing

https://nzhistory.govt.nz/hands/history-on-the-web

This gives you information on writing for the web, technical issues, design matters, and further information.

Developing digital collections

https://digitalnz.org/

Digital NZ offers help on digitizing, including how to collect and share information. There is also information on content management systems and databases. We also operate the Make it Digital helpdesk for anyone who needs help digitizing or creating material.

General enquiries info@digitalnz.org

Contributing search content and digital project advice info@digitalnz.org

Technical support develop@digitalnz.org

 

Exhibition development - Te whanaketanga whakaatunga

https://www.tepapa.govt.nz/learn/for-museums-and-galleries/how-guides/running-museum/exhibition-development

Contact National Services Te Paerangi for more information about setting up a museum. Email: natserv@tepapa.govt.nz  Phone: 0508 678 743

These guides, from National Services Te Paerangi, show you how to design and develop exciting museum exhibitions using Kiwi ingenuity and modest, sometimes minuscule, budgets.

Setting up a museum Te whakatū i tētahi muhiama

https://www.tepapa.govt.nz/learn/for-museums-and-galleries/how-guides/running-museum/setting-museum

Contact National Services Te Paerangi for more information about setting up a museum. Email: natserv@tepapa.govt.nz  Phone: 0508 678 743

Planning a whare taonga, museum or gallery. This guide aims to help you decide whether you can turn your dream into a sustainable and financially secure reality.

New Zealand Museums Standards Scheme Ngā Kaupapa Whaimana a Ngā Whare Taonga o Aotearoa

https://www.tepapa.govt.nz/learn/for-museums-and-galleries/help-and-support-for-museums-and-galleries/new-zealand-museums

Contact National Services Te Paerangi for more information about the New Zealand Museums Standards Scheme.

Email: natserv@tepapa.govt.nz  Phone: 0508 678 743

See where your museum, gallery, or iwi organisation is doing well, and where it may need improvement.

 

 


Updated on 31st August 2017