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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 Tai Whakaea Treaty Settlement Stories (Te Tai)

https://teara.govt.nz/en/te-tai

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

Enquiries:

Neill Atkinson, Chief Historian (04) 499 4229 ext 220  [email protected]

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 digitising, including how to collect and share information. There is also information on content management systems and databases.

General enquiries [email protected]

Contributing search content and digital project advice [email protected]

Technical support [email protected]

 

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: [email protected]  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: [email protected]  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: [email protected]  Phone: 0508 678 743

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


Updated on 6th October 2021