Libraries


The University of Canterbury (UC)’s Macmillan Brown Library has been working to digitise its extensive collections and have enlisted the help of NZMS. The Macmillan Brown collection was started in 1935, and has since grown exponentially through donations, transfer of existing collections, and selective purchasing by UC. Most notably it holds a diverse range of […]



Cultural heritage collections provide invaluable information relating to our past and it is essential that institutions carefully consider how to protect them. Preventative conservation (correct storage, archival packaging, and proper handling) helps insure the longevity of these precious materials – but what measures should be taken to protect collections in the event of a disaster?





Collections of Cultural Heritage are by no means limited to two-dimensions, our Archives and Museums are filled with three-dimensional objects of cultural and historical significance. As new technology has emerged we now have access to a range of tools for digitising three-dimensional (3D) objects.




The LIANZA Otago/ Southland “Not a Weekend Weekend School” was held in Gore, on the 6th and 7th of September. The event theme “Resourcing Our Changing Communities” allowed speakers from different organisations to share how they support their communities, driven by understanding, passion and drive