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Help from the National Preservation Office

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.
Phone: 06 211 3991
E-mail: info@conservationsupplies.co.nz
Website: www.conservationsupplies.co.nz

Port Nicholson Packaging Ltd.
Phone: 04 568 5018
E-mail: sales@pnp.co.nz
Website: www.pnp.co.nz

Spiral Path Book Studio
Phone: 09 817 2909
E-mail: info@spiralpath.co.nz
Website: www.spiralpath.co.nz

Triptych Conservation
Phone: 04 970 0228
E-mail: info@triptych.co.nz
Website: www.triptych.co.nz

Suppliers of digitisation services

New Zealand Micrographic Services
Phone: 09 357 6642 (Auckland) 04 232 9396 (Wellington) 03 348 7916 (Christchurch)
Website: www.micrographics.co.nz

AP Digital
Phone: 09 912 9915
Website: apdigital.co.nz

Funding agencies

Lottery Grants Board
Phone: 0800 824 824
Website: www.communitymatters.govt.nz/Funding-and-grants---Lottery-grants
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
Phone: 04 499 4090
E-mail: info@fis.org.nz
Website: www.fis.org.nz
Advice and information on funding available to community groups in New Zealand.

Valuations

Get your objects valued for insurance purposes

Art and Object
Phone: 0800 806 001
Website: www.artandobject.co.nz

Webb’s
Phone: 09 524 6804
Website: www.webbs.co.nz

Dunbar Sloane
Phone: 09 630 9178 (Auckland), 04 472 1367 (Wellington)
Website: www.dunbarsloane.co.nz

Conservators

Conservators of Cultural Materials Pū Manaaki kahurangi incorporated (NZCCM)
Website: www.conservators.org.nz