Matthew Oliver

active 4 years ago



Matthew Oliver


Short Bio

I'm the Web Team Manager at the Ministry for Culture & Heritage in NZ. My team research, write content, design multi-media and develop the Te Ara and NZHistory websites. I'm also Chair of NZ's National Digital Forum. I've also worked for commercial and academic online publishers in the UK.


New Zealand



Linked Open Data Projects

We're currently planning a project to identify people and place entities across our content, in part for better linking and management internally, but also to be able to contribute and link to similar work in the cultural heritage sector. Our content is available under a CC BY-NC licence and its metadata is included in the DigitalNZ Commercial API. We've also begun a project to link media objects on out sites to source collections and are using the DigitalNZ API for this (see


Ministry for Culture and Heritage