Kiwi Chicks: New Zealand Girl History
Kiwi Chicks: New Zealand Girl History/Ngā Kōhine Kiwi: He Hitori Taitamāhine o Aotearoa is a collections-driven exhibition project that explores girlhood in New Zealand during the 18th-20th centuries co-produced by Girl Museum and National Services Te Paerangi.
- Empower NZ girls with knowledge of their own histories
- Establish a continually growing online exhibition
- Create a collaborative online community
- Provide a public research & educational database platform
- Enable museums to look at their collections in a new way
- Provide incentive to digitize new objects to share with others
Girls of Significance | Kōhine tāpua
It’s easy. Here’s how you get started.
- Create an account on eHive, and then join the Kiwi Chicks eHive community.
- Add objects into your online collection.
- Now select objects to include in the Kiwi Chicks community in one click.
- You can contribute up to 200 objects for free, more with paid accounts.
- Kiwi Chicks will showcase all types of objects from New Zealand girl history.
- Choose the objects in your collection to contribute
- Finalise the content you’d like to share about these objects
- Select or create digital images for the objects
- Ensure that you have copyright clearance to publish the objects and images
- Upload your records in bulk or create them online in eHive
If you know of any resources that should be included, please send them to us.
Dear Dot by Keith Scott
Denniston Rose by Jenny Pattrick
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