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Vacancy Christchurch: Part Time Digitisation Technician

We are looking for a part time team member to help digitise collections of heritage artefacts and artwork, and to configure our online software platform so communities can access and engage with those collections. This position involves being the part of a small team based at our Southern Regional Office located within Canterbury Museum, Christchurch. The successful applicant will be someone who loves the challenge of working with unique and... read more »
From conservation to digitisation - Dr Edward Wilson’s Watercolour

From conservation to digitisation - Dr Edward Wilson’s Watercolour

Here at NZMS we are privileged and proud to work with artefacts of both national and international significance. We recently had the pleasure of digitising a newly discovered diary of George Murray Levick, a member of Scott’s 1910-1913 expedition, for the Antarctic Heritage Trust  This year the Antarctic Heritage Trust provided NZMS with the exciting task of digitising an incredible find - a watercolour painted by Dr... read more »
Museums Aotearoa Conference #MA17

Museums Aotearoa Conference #MA17

It’s nice to reflect on Conference attendance, in writing and sharing conference inspirations we not only acknowledge and appreciate the time and effort the Presenters put into their work but create the impetus to generate change. The conference theme was working for greater inclusion – this was immediately manifest with a heartwarming Powhiri, where we had the equivalent of oral history in action in all three of New... read more »

Vacancy – Auckland Office: Digital Solutions Technician

We are looking for a superstar to help us digitise our customers amazing collections of heritage artefacts and artwork, and to configure our online software platform so their communities can access and engage with those collections. Our customers include libraries, archives, museums, universities, iwis, government agencies, commercial organisations and individuals. The successful applicant is someone who loves the challenge of working with unique and diverse objects and has experience in... read more »
Guide Dog Lacey melts NZMS hearts on Red Puppy Day

Guide Dog Lacey melts NZMS hearts on Red Puppy Day

On March 24th the staff of NZMS and sister company Desktop Imaging ran a fundraising event to support the Red Puppy Appeal: The Blind Foundation’s annual fundraising event in support of Guide Dog Services.  During morning tea team members brought along their best baked goods to share together and were given the opportunity to learn more about the important role guide dogs have in the lives of... read more »
LIANZA visit NZMS on St Patricks Day

LIANZA visit NZMS on St Patricks Day

NZMS opened their doors to members of LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui last Friday to see our team in action.  An entertaining start to the afternoon with a viewing of NZMS staff exhibition “My Guilty Pleasures” where Andy got to promote his quirky adoration for QR codes, among other interesting and slightly querky staff pastimes such as hanging out in Croc’s and... read more »
LIANZA members visiting NZMS

LIANZA members visiting NZMS

All LIANZA members are welcome to tour our premises this Friday 17 March at 2pm for an afternoon of interesting  and interactive activities. See our team in action and discover more about digitising your collections, including enhancing metadata and learn about ways to share your collections with your communities. Some of the activities planned for you include:- •           ... read more »
Come join us in Dunedin in March!

Come join us in Dunedin in March!

Andy, Martin and Leigh will be visiting Dunedin and invite you all to join in an informal catch up in conjunction with the National Digital Forum. Moving your institution from analogue to digital Date: Wednesday 15th March 2017 Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm Venue:  Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor Dunedin Public Library Who for: Open to anyone in the GLAM sector. RSVP by Friday 10th March to: leigh.rout@micrographics.co.nz ... read more »
Vacancy: Are you a talented DevOps Engineer with an appetite for challenges?

Vacancy: Are you a talented DevOps Engineer with an appetite for challenges?

If you have a passion for the latest cloud technology and strategies and you thrive in challenging environments with complex systems, you can be a part of Recollects success. The ideal candidate for this role will have experience in software development, systems administration, deployment automation, quality assurance, and monitoring and maintaining mission critical services with various underlying dependencies. You will engage closely with architects, development teams, and operations teams to... read more »
Join us at ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference

Join us at ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference

The Recollect team are looking forward to the ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference on Tuesday 14 February.  If you know anyone who is attending the conference and may be interested in finding out more about Recollect please invite them to visit Andy & Tyler at booth 61, Recollect Community Engagement where they can view Recollect and find out how this tool can be used to promote Community Engagement. We look forward to... read more »

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