Dean Whiting appointed to NZ Arts Council

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Minister of Arts and Culture

Headline: Dean Whiting appointed to NZ Arts Council

Maggie Barry | Arts, Culture and Heritage

Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Maggie Barry has appointed Wellingtonian Dean Whiting of Te Whanau a Apanui descent to the Arts Council of New Zealand.

“Dean’s significant knowledge of te ao Māori (Māori world view) and Māori arts and heritage make him an ideal person to fulfil the current vacancy on the board,” Ms Barry says.

“Dean has worked in private practice as a Māori Taonga conservator for marae communities and is also a board member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) New Zealand.

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