Matariki Williams

Matariki Williams (Tūhoe, Ngāti Hauiti, Taranaki, Ngāti Whakaue) is a curator Mātauranga Māori at Te Papa, with a broad interest in interrogating what mātauranga Māori can mean in a the context of a diverse contemporary society. Prior to joining, Matariki worked at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, and in publishing with Huia Publishers and Bridget Williams Books. She is editor Kaupapa Māori at the Pantograph Punch, the co-founder and co-editor of the museum sector website Tusk - Emergent Culture. She is a kāhui kaitiaki representative on the Museums Aotearoa Board, and kaihautū Māori on the board of the National Digital Forum.

Aug 16, 2018

Māori girl: unnamed but not forgotten

Curator matauranga Māori at Te Papa, Matariki Williams, introduces a woman that watches over the Ngā Tai Whakarongorua exhibition at Te Papa, known only as Maori girl.

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