Help from the National Preservation Office

Find out how the National Preservation Office can help you and see a list of suppliers of conservation-quality materials.

What the National Preservation Office can help you with

The National Preservation Office Te Tari Tohu Taonga can:

  • provide information on where to get conservation-quality materials for the storage of photographs
  • carry out an assessment of your museum, archive or marae and give advice on storing and displaying photographs
  • give advice on available funding and support funding applications for conservation projects
  • provide guidance on how to minimise the risk of disasters or how to respond afterwards.

Suppliers of conservation-quality materials

Conservation supplies Ltd

Port Nicholson Packaging Ltd

Spiral Path Book Studio

Triptych Conservation

Suppliers of digitisation services

New Zealand Micrographic Services


AP Digital

Funding agencies

Lottery Grants Board

Grants to assist museums, galleries, archives and whare taonga. Marae Heritage and Facilities grants for the conservation of marae or taonga inside marae.

Funding Information Service

Advice and information on funding available to community groups in New Zealand.


Get your objects valued for insurance purposes.

Art and Object

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Phone — 0800 806 001


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Phone — 09 524 6804

Dunbar Sloane

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Phone numbers
Auckland — 09 630 9178
Wellington — 04 472 1367


New Zealand Conservators of Cultural Materials

Find a conservator.

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Conservators of Cultural Materials Pū Manaaki kahurangi incorporated (NZCCM)

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