New presentation: Beyond the Box and Panel

Barbara and I have relocated to New Zealand, but we’re still finding ways to continue training tour guides and telling stories. Having recently assumed the Manager position at Mangawhai Museum, I was asked by the local Rebus club to fill in for a cancelled speaker. The talk I gave was a new one. Beyond theContinue reading “New presentation: Beyond the Box and Panel”

News: Barbara takes a new job

We recently caught a south wind. Barbara, one half of North Wind Heritage Consulting, has accepted a position as Director of the Kauri Museum in New Zealand/Aotearoa. The museum is an exciting one, having started a transition from a traditional settlers’ museum to one that focuses on the amazing story of New Zealand’s indigenous KauriContinue reading “News: Barbara takes a new job”

Reblogged: New Zealand Museums

This blog post was originally published as part of Tom’s travel blog in 2019.  From Greymouth to Nelson to Marlborough and its copious wineries, to Wellington and its coffee and so up to Tongariro Nat’l Park. As some of you know, B and I originally hoped to come to NZ for a year and workContinue reading “Reblogged: New Zealand Museums”