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Find out how to:

  • create a directory entry for your organisation
  • profile your collection on Kōtuia through Digital NZ
  • join Kōtuia and contribute content
  • get support from National Services Te Paerangi
  • pronounce te reo Māori words.

Create a directory entry for your organisation

Directory information on Kōtuia is created on eHive – a collection management system that allows you to share a public profile. You can sign up and create a profile at no cost.

Join eHive’s Kōtuia community to add your organisation to our directory.

Update your directory information on eHive

Once you’re signed up to eHive, just sign in to update the directory information for your organisation. You can also update promotional photos and your organisation’s location.

Contact us if you need help.

Profile your collection on Kōtuia through DigitalNZ

Collection items on Kōtuia are accessed through DigitalNZ. There is no cost for this service.

Add your organisation’s collection to Kōtuia

To contribute collection items to Kōtuia, you’ll need to:

Contact us for more information about this process.

Join Kōtuia

Does your organisation care for a collection in Aotearoa but it is not listed on the site? We’d love you to join Kōtuia. Contact us and we’ll walk you through the process.

Contribute content

Kōtuia provides connections between collections through Kete | Sets and Kōrero | Stories.

Kete are sets of taonga that are connected by theme or by people and place. See our Kete archive.

Kōrero consists of articles and personal essays that give our readers a richer understanding of the taonga held in our national collections and the connections between them. See our Kōrero archive.

Contribute your kete and kōrero

Get support from National Services Te Paerangi

National Services Te Paerangi works throughout Aotearoa New Zealand in partnership with museums, galleries, and iwi. We aim to strengthen the sector through a range of programmes, expert sessions, online workshops, and best-practice guides.

Help and support for organisations with collections

How-to guides

Find out how to pronounce te reo Māori words

Find out how to pronounce te reo Māori words used on Kōtuia.

Te Papa’s te reo Māori glossary

Te Aka Māori Dictionary