Airing time: Tuesdays at 6pm
Join Susanne, a cultural materials conservator, in sharing the stories of history, heritage and the objects that tell our stories.
Our past is often seen or touched through objects that represent our whakapapa, ancestry or history. Uncovering the stories that these objects hold can be a personal journey or have bigger implications in our community. Join host, Susanne Rawson, as she shares the stories of cultural materials from Taranaki and beyond.
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The second part of the interview with Ivan Bruce, an archaeologist from Taranaki and our featured guest on the show. He continues his talk about his career and some of the more challenging aspects of working with contested heritage.
Duration: 00:21:38 | Date: 28 November, 2023
Ivan Bruce, an archaeologist from Taranaki, is our featured guest on the show and talks about his career and some of the more challenging aspects of working with contested heritage. This is Part I of the interview.
Duration: 28:58 | Date: 14 November, 2023
Join the team as Susanne tours the Taranaki Aviation Technology and Transport Museum (TATATM) on a tour led by Trevor Creagh. Trevor was one of the early founders of TATATM and has a background as a retired electrical engineer.
Duration: 29:58 | Date: 31 October, 2023
The PS Waimarie is New Zealand’s last operating paddle steamers that tours the waters of the Whanganui River. In this episode, hear more about the Waimarie’s history and restoration!
Duration: 00:24:30 | Date: 17 October, 2023
Den Feaver joins the show from Feaver Museum Services (FMS). Den provides support services for museums ranging from mount making to creative design. In this episode we talk about some of the considerations that go into designing mounts for cultural and artistic materials and some highlights from his career, including suspending a boulder for the Aotearoa New Zealand Pavillion at the Expo 2020 in Dubai!
Duration: 30:11 | Date: 3 October, 2023
Derek Hughes has been an engineer, artist and photographer in the Ngāmotu area for over three decades. He has been involved in numerous projects and photoshoots that make heritage objects and taonga leap off the pages and preserves their memory digitally.
Duration: 29:29 | Date: 19 September, 2023
Colin Johnson is a Waitara local and has served as a councillor for New Plymouth District Council. In this episode, Colin shares his immense collection with a focus on gramophones. Hear the voice of King George V and Queen Mary from 1923!
Duration: 29.56 | Date: 5 September, 2023
This episode takes place at Mangawhai Museum where Susanne interviews the Trustees and volunteers of Mangawhai Daring Trust about the historic intact shipwreck found on Muriwai Beach.
Duration: 00:29:48 | Date: 22 August, 2023