Getting the Little Things Right for Little People – Renee Carter

Little kids are interesting specimens. One morning they’re the angels of perfection, by lunchtime they’re running around naked and screaming while their parents hide in the nearest cupboard. Parents’ best intentions are often sidelined by sickness, tantrums, broken naps or the dreaded nappy disaster. So to get us all out of the house to pay … More Getting the Little Things Right for Little People – Renee Carter

The World of Multi-Stakeholder Collaborations – Sarah Rusholme, Nature Connections

When I started as Nature Connections project leader, I naively thought: “Here’s a chance to drag out my science communication credentials and dust off my interp-planning hat”. Imagine my surprise when, six months later, rather than messing around with signage and scripts, I find that I’d stumbled into the world of “multi-stakeholder collaborations”. Management-speak aside, … More The World of Multi-Stakeholder Collaborations – Sarah Rusholme, Nature Connections

Musings on Better Practice and its Relevance to Interpretation – John Pastorelli

If we are serious about enriching and enhancing our visitor experience, we’d do well to adopt a culture of continuous improvement and go beyond the goal of best practice to better practice. Setting our goals at best practice hints of a destination. Better practice reflects a journey of striving to be better, and this is … More Musings on Better Practice and its Relevance to Interpretation – John Pastorelli

May I Have Your Attention Please – Ali Mulford, Wellington Zoo

We all have an arsenal of exciting, interesting and engaging stories we can share with our visitors about nature, wildlife, and conservation…but we can only wheel out these ‘weapons’ once we get our visitors to connect. I bet you’ve tried finger snapping, clapping and whistling to grab a school group’s attention. And what about the … More May I Have Your Attention Please – Ali Mulford, Wellington Zoo

How to Sell Our Biggest Asset: Wellington – David Perks, CEO, Positively Wellington Tourism

Wellington. Packed with creators, thinkers, dreamers, doers and lovers of life – we live here and we love it! But how do we tell the Wellington Story to those that don’t? It’s the role of Positively Wellington Tourism to do just that and it starts with our city’s brand essence: The place of possible. So how did … More How to Sell Our Biggest Asset: Wellington – David Perks, CEO, Positively Wellington Tourism