In 2005, Puke Ariki received the donation of the Swainson/Woods Collection, a nationally and regionally significant photographic collection. The archives are from two local photography studios which operated between 1923 and 1997, Swainson’s Studios and Bernard Woods Studio. This collection traces both the lives of Taranaki people and the development of photography over time. The collection features a wide range of studio portraiture and local photographs of public and social events.
December 2014 Staff News Naomi Boult joins Vernon Systems Naomi has worked in the Culture and Heritage sector since 2005, predominantly in the field of Collection Management. She has a background in Art History and Museum Studies and has worked for Toitū Otago Settlers Museum and Museums Wellington. Naomi joined the Documentation Team in October 2014. National Digital Forum conference – Top 10 Projects Paul and Charles attended the National Digital Forum conference in Wellington. Paul has written up a
Our annual Australasian user group meetings were a great success in September. Queensland Museum hosted the Australian meeting, while the New Zealand meeting was held in an Auckland conference centre. 23 people from around Australia attended the Brisbane User Group meeting on September 10th/11th. Kate showed the new features in Vernon CMS 8.0. Paul gave presentations on digital asset management (DAM) features in Vernon CMS, how Vernon CMS can integrate with 3rd party DAMs, and online collection projects we have
Press Release: Murwillumbah a ‘unique’ cultural hub after museum opens Hundreds celebrate museum expansion
September 2014 Staff News Sandeep Kaur joins Vernon Systems In June 2014 Sandeep joined Vernon Systems as our Office Manager. We’re pleased to have her in our team. Sandeep moved to New Zealand in 2007 to further her studies, completing a Bachelor of Business in Accounting & Finance at Unitec in 2012. She started her career with a mid–tier accounting firm in Auckland where she did volunteer work while studying. From 2012 – January 2014 she worked as an Associate