Biodiversity Information Science and Standards : Conference Abstract
Conference Abstract
New Systematics & Taxonomic Collections coordinatoring group for New Zealand
expand article info Susan Waugh
‡ Museum of New Zealand Te papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
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New Zealand’s National Systematics and Taxonomic Collections Working Group (WG) represents the agencies who hold taxonomic biological collections of organisms across New Zealand, at least 22 agencies and Mãtauranga Maori representatives. The group was instituted in 2017 with 8 representatives from across these institutions to :

  • Enhance collaboration

  • Improve shared resourcing

  • Develop plans for training and infrastructure.

  • Share data more effectively

  • Communicate the value the work of the sector

     The WG is interested in gathering feedback and views from NZ based delegates and colleagues in similar institutions working internationally.

Presenting author

Dean Peterson

Presented at

Poster session for Collections Access and Use section

Hosting institution

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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