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Wednesday, November 22 • 09:00 - 09:45
Keynote: Claire Hall, Honiana Love, Ariana Tikao sponsored by National Library of New Zealand

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Whakahoki ki te kāinga: the long (digital) road home for Taranaki’s Atkinson Letters.
Since 2012, three wāhine have played roles in the digitisation, description & repatriation of this historic collection of - confiscated - Māori-to-Māori letters from Taranaki. Honiana Love (Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision), Ariana Tikao (Alexander Turnbull Library) & Claire Hall (Te Reo o Taranaki) come together at NDF to speak on their respective kaitiaki responsibilities, the opportunities & challenges in repatriating alienated taonga for flax-roots cultural revitalisation.

Read more about Honiana, Claire and Ariana.

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Claire Hall

Archive Manager, Te Reo o Taranaki
Claire Hall (Kōtarani, Aerihi) is an author, historian and Māori language advocate. She manages Te Reo o Taranaki’s archive,Te Pūtē Routiriata; teaches and records oral history. Over the past decade, Claire has supported Taranaki whānui in the digitisation, capture and curation of taonga kōrero and mātauranga tuku iho for reo & cultural revitalisation. Her current mahi includes developing a... Read More →
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Honiana Love

Pou Ārahi – Strategic Advisor, Māori, Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision
Honiana Love (Te Ātiawa, Taranaki Iwi, Ngāti Ruanui, and Ngā Ruahinerangi) is the Pou Ārahi – Strategic Advisor, Māori, at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision, where she works with iwi and Māori around use of their collections. Prior to this she was a Senior Adviser, Māori at Manatu - Taonga, Ministry for Culture and Heritage.She has over 25 years of archival experience – including working as an archivist at Archives New Zealand an... Read More →
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Ariana Tikao

Research Librarian, Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand
Ariana Tikao (@arianatikao) is the Research Librarian, Māori (arrangement & description) at the Alexander Turnbull Library. She is of Kāi Tahu descent, with strong links to the Canterbury/Banks Peninsula area. Ariana is also a singer-songwriter, particularly interested in reviving waiata from her whānau, hapū and iwi, and is an avid exponent of taonga puoro. Her most recent Turnbull Gallery exhibition was Wāhine: Beyond the dus... Read More →

Wednesday November 22, 2017 09:00 - 09:45 NZDT
Soundings Theatre, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 55 Cable St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011