Working with Detlef and the team is always a pleasure and a learning experience.
Grant Collie, Director GCA
Your one stop shop for restoration, practical advice, consulting services, hands-on support and specialist museum services – in all heritage conservation issues as well as heritage conservation and replication projects

We offer:

Comprehensive Museum Services – Feasibility Studies, storage development and building planning, conservation of collections, exhibition support, collection surveys and audits, specialised crating

Materials Conservation / restoration – treatment of objects, furniture, gilded frames, polychrome sculpture, decorative finishes, historic architectural interiors, ethnographic material, technology, weaponry, horse drawn vehicles, monuments, Taonga Maori

Conservation Plans – historic architectural interiors and collections, monuments and sculpture

Training – workshops in preventive conservation and collections management, hosting of trainees and interns.

Member of
AICS-NZ, NZCCM, ICOMOS and VDR and fully committed to the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the NZCCM, Museums Aotearoa and ICOM.

Please use our Contact Form to arrange your visit to our studio. We do not encourage visits without prior appointment. Please note that the address of Forest Hill Road as provided by other google servers is not a valid address. We cannot unfortunately change the information provided by other internet services.

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Conservation of the Maori War Memorial in Moutoa Gardens in Whanganui.
Mark Whyte and Detlef Klein are seen discussing preparation for the removal of the statue. The statue was crated directly onto a truck into a pre-prepared open crate made by Aaron Roberts.
Read our
May 2013 newsletter for more details.