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    Origins of Te Ara

    a 30-part pictorial monthly, Making New Zealand; a series of 11 books on aspects of the country’s history; ... progressive publication on the web, much multimedia content, user involvement and cooperation with the major ... researchers/writers, one image researcher and two people to work on Māori content was proposed. Tizard briefed Paul ...


    Planning the encyclopedia: content

    a conventional printed entry. They decided an entry should have a home (front) page with a contents list, and ... fit into a long screen page. The pages would include topic boxes both to break up the text and add ... media was developed as an alternative route through the content, with each item and caption telling the ...


    Planning the encyclopedia: process, look and feel

    minister for culture and heritage on the strategic direction, content and approach of the encyclopedia. The ... were given a page of text and asked to find appropriate supporting material and editors were given ... technology In November 2002 registrations of interest were requested for hosting the site, a content ...


    Production and technical aspects

    was decided to use the Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) to deliver the web pages, but with ... ‘break’. The content had a defined structure for all pages and page elements, which in principle were ... Principles and standards Alongside the conceptual and content planning for the website, principles ...


    Māori content, biculturalism and translation

    Wānanga, and this was accepted as the new name of the Māori advisory committee. Māori thematic content An ...


    Thematic structure

    strong agricultural content. A plan for a Christchurch launch of the Social Connections theme was ...


    Writing and editing

    divided into pages (known as subentries) of up to 700 words, and these pages are divided by clear ... capitalisation of book and film titles. A lower-case style was adopted in Te Ara to be consistent with the house ... captions, but also Te Ara’s blog Signposts, leaflets, invitations, books, other material for the site, and ...


    Image and media research

    The role of non-text content As well as over 3 million words, by September 2014 Te Ara included ...


    Graphic design

    E-books based on Te Ara content have also been published, with the team designing their covers. Web ... designer employed to work on Te Ara, developed the graphic house styles for all the content that the design ... (creation of images that encapsulated the entire theme, and theme colour schemes) to the Te Ara home page ...



    acclaimed, it won the Goodman Fielder Wattie Book of the Year award in 1991. 1990–2000 On Oliver’s retirement ... content. The DNZB was relaunched as a section of Te Ara in December 2010, and the stand-alone DNZB site was ... functions and the layout of entries, and the home page was redesigned to be more visually appealing, with ...