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Appointment to the Board of Te Papa Tongarewa


Appointment to the Board of Te Papa Tongarewa

Hon Judith Tizard, Associate Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister, today announced the appointment of Sue Piper to the Board of Te Papa for a three year term, from 1 August 2008.

Sue Piper is Executive Director of the Wellington Community Foundation and a former Wellington City Councillor. Sue is also Chair of the Local Government Commission. Her other governance roles include membership of Sport Wellington Region, Quotable Value New Zealand and the New Zealand Law Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal.

Judith Tizard said she was delighted to welcome Ms Piper to the Te Papa Board. “This appointment will bring useful governance skills developed in the local government sector. Ms Piper’s knowledge of community development will be a great asset.”

Te Papa provides museum services that aim to preserve and present the taonga of New Zealanders and to interpret the heritage of New Zealand for national and international audiences.


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