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7 June 2023

We are looking for a Trustee to join the Gisborne Museum of Art and History Trust (Tairāwhiti Museum)

Gisborne Museum of Art & History Trust operates a cultural centre (Tairāwhiti Museum) as a gateway/waharoa and resource for the art, culture and heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand, with a special focus on the Tairāwhiti region.

The Friends of Tairāwhiti Museum holds the right of appointment of four trustees under the Trust Deed and has a vacancy for one trustee for a three-year term commencing from 1 July 2023.

Applicants must be, or be willing to become, a Friend of Tairāwhiti Museum.


Ideally, you will:

  • Have a clear understanding of governance functions and principles;
  • Have an independent mind and be able to actively participate in Board decision-making, including the ability to offer sound professional judgement;
  • Have strong networks.

This position is not remunerated and requires attendance at board meetings every two months.

Applications should include a covering letter/email and brief CV summarising relevant experience and interest in the role to the attention of Clare Robinson, President of the Friends of Tairāwhiti Museum, via eloisewallace@tairawhitimuseum.org.nz or by post/hand to the museum.

Applications close Friday 23 June 5pm. If you would like to find out more about this vacancy please contact Eloise Wallace, Director, in the first instance.

Trustee Factsheet 2023


We welcome ideas for new projects and exhibitions so if you have something in mind, please get in touch – we would love to hear from you!

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