Natalie Marshall

Natalie is currently working part-time as a Heritage Assessment Advisor at the Central Region office of Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, based in Wellington. She is also a freelance researcher, curator, and writer. She was curator of photographs at the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, from 2011 to 2023, and has held previous roles in acquisition, appraisal, research, and arrangement and description, at the Turnbull Library, Archives New Zealand, and London Metropolitan Archives.

Natalie has an MA in museum and heritage studies from Victoria University in Wellington, and her thesis focused on the form and function of purpose-built public libraries in Aotearoa New Zealand, particularly this country’s Carnegie libraries.


  • Archiving
  • Curatorial advice
  • Photographic research
  • Research
  • Writing


  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Environment
  • Heritage
  • Local
  • Material culture
  • Museums
  • Regional
  • Urban and suburban
  • Visual arts