Otago Museum, regional collaboration

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### ODT Online Sat, 19 Oct 2013
Cultural institution teamwork is the plan
By John Gibb
Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is keen to join forces with other museums and cultural organisations in order to seek more Government funding for regional museums and similar institutions. He was invited to a private lunch attended by Prime Minister John Key during a visit to Dunedin last month and, with the help of National list MP Michael Woodhouse, Dr Griffin had the chance to briefly raise the funding topic.
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### ODT Online Sat, 19 Oct 2013
Museum job applicants high quality director says
By John Gibb
Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin is pleased with the ”high quality” of applicants for the museum’s vacant commercial director role, during a time of ”significant change” at the institution. Museum officials said about 18 people had applied. Dr Griffin said a new commercial director would soon be appointed, but there could be a delay of a month or slightly more, depending on any notice period required at any previous job for the successful applicant.
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  1. ### dunedintv.co.nz March 4, 2014 – 7:17pm
    Nightly interview: Dr Ian Griffin
    Dr Ian Griffin took over as director of the Otago Museum last year, hoping to inspire visitors, and change their lives. He joins us tonight for a catch up.
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    Follow Ian Griffin @iangriffin on Twitter

  2. ### dunedintv.co.nz March 13, 2014 – 6:56pm
    Otago Museum Director receives out of this world opportunity
    Otago Museum Director Ian Griffin has been invited to sit on a selection panel for a proposed planetarium being developed in Shanghai.
    Video

  3. Elizabeth

    ### dunedintv.co.nz June 26, 2014 – 6:02pm
    Multi-million dollar redevelopment set to be complete by 2020
    A multi-million dollar redevelopment of the Otago Museum is set to be completed by 2020. Staff have detailed proposals for the redevelopment of several exhibition spaces at the facility, including the popular Discovery World. And they say Dunedin residents will have a clear picture of where the museum is headed sooner rather than later.
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  4. Elizabeth

    ### ODT Online Tue, 1 Jul 2014
    Curator Maori welcomed to museum
    By John Gibb
    Otago Museum’s first Maori curator, Migoto Eria, was given a full Maori ceremonial welcome at the museum yesterday as she began her new job. Miss Eria was previously the inaugural curator Maori at MTG Hawkes Bay, the Napier-based Museum Theatre Gallery, and she has a BA (Hons) in Maori studies and linguistics from Victoria University of Wellington.
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    ● Two other museum professionals, Robert Morris, of Adelaide, and Nyssa Mildwaters, of Leeds, will take up other senior posts at the Otago Museum as, respectively, director, collections and research, and conservation manager, in August.

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    ### ODT Online Sat, 5 Jul 2014
    Otago Museums Aotearoa Conference host
    Planning has begun for the next annual Museums Aotearoa Conference, which will be held at the Otago Museum next year.
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