The theme of Outside Insights into the sector was definitely upheld at this years’ Museum’s Aotearoa Conference. Repatriation of human remains, sexual and physical abuse, where science and art overlap, biculturalism, inclusiveness, youth leadership/transformation and, of course, Artificial Intelligence were all examined.

One of the projects we love doing is helping a family capture and preserve their history. Our Wellington team has recently digitised two historical family tree documents for one of our clients, John Christie.

We recently found a photograph in one of the 13,000 Surveyors Field Books we have been digitising. It’s a mystery to us, who is this man in the photograph?

We have taken a moment to look back at our recent Recollect growth, our team has been very busy building these incredible systems and we are very proud of the Recollect sites and their engagement in communities.

Throughout the years the NZMS team have digitised many illustrations and artworks for children’s books, reference and New Zealand history books.  The most common material we digitise for children’s picture books are collections of watercolour artworks by talented and creative New Zealand Illustrators, Researchers and Authors.