ICOMOS New Zealand
Established in 1987, ICOMOS New Zealand/Te Mana o Nga Pouwhenua o Te Ao is a professional organisation for the support and advancement of individuals and organisations engaged in the conservation of places of cultural heritage value in New Zealand.
ICOMOS New Zealand publishes a quarterly online newsletter ICOMOS New Zealand News which keeps members up to date with developments in heritage conservation at the national and international level, as well as providing details of conferences and training opportunities in the Pacific basin and further afield.
ICOMOS New Zealand has corresponding members to most ICOMOS international specialist committees.
The aims of ICOMOS New Zealand are:
- to develop expertise amongst those engaged in cultural heritage conservation
- to promote high professional standards of conservation
- to promote and from time to time review the ICOMOS New Zealand Charter
- to promote the identification and protection of World Heritage Sites in New Zealand
- to circulate and promote heritage conservation information, including a newsletter to members
- to organise seminars and conferences
- to admit as members of ICOMOS New Zealand individuals and institutions working professionally in New Zealand within the field of conservation
- to create opportunities for the professional development of its members
- to organise and promote the annual celebration of International Day for Monuments and Sites - the world heritage day on the 18th of April 2011.