Dean Whiting
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Dean Whiting

Heritage New Zealand / Pouhere Taonga

Kaihautū, deputy chief executive, Māori heritage

  • Has oversight of the delivery of Māori Heritage services and programmes for the organisation and focuses on promoting Tapuwae, the Māori Heritage Council’s Vision for Māori heritage.
  • Has worked for HNZPT in Māori heritage as a specialist Māori built heritage conservator and in leadership roles as a regional manager and director.


Museum of New Zealand / Te Papa Tongarewa
Project Conservator
Feb 1995 - Feb 1998
Heritage New Zealand / Pouhere Taonga
Director Māori Heritage
Feb 2001 - Present

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