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Tue 1 Jun 2010, 9:00am–5:00pm
Wed 2 Jun 2010, 9:00am–5:00pm

Where: Wellington Museum, 3 Jervois Quay, Queens Wharf, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

You are invited to a two-day Disaster Preparedness Workshop by National Services Te Paerangi, 1 & 2 June 2010, at the Wellington Museum of City and Sea Todd Foundation Room.

Facilitator: Lynn Campbell.

This poutama 3/ level 3 workshop is for museum professionals who have over 5 years experience in the museum sector.

The workshop will cover:
• The art of disaster preparedness
• 10 risk factors to collections
• The disaster plan
• Earthquake Tsunami and city wide disaster preparedness
• Hands on practicals and demonstrations

Currently facilitator Lynn Campbell is the paper conservator at Christchurch Art Gallery. Lynn has a BA Hons in Fine Art and a Post Graduate Degree in Fine Art Conservation and has worked in the UK, Africa and Antarctica. Lynn is a part of and set up the Canterbury Disaster Salvage Team in 1987 after attending a disturbing amount of fires in cultural institutions around the South Island of New Zealand.

You will also meet other museum professionals.

How do I sign up?
The cost of this workshop is $200, which covers the two days, morning, afternoon tea and lunch. Places are limited, please register with Jade Hadfield or call 04 381 7246. Please provide your name, position, organisation, and contact details.

Bring a pen and paper to take notes, and an apron for practicals.

Want to find out more?
Contact Jade Hadfield at National Services Te Paerangi: freephone 0508 678 743 or email

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