1990

  1. Futures Group of NZLA recommended that the Treaty of Waitangi be included in the Association’s mission statement

1991

  1. Sue Pharo (President of NZLIA) set up the Bicultural Special Interest Group (BicSiG)
  2. Te Hikoi Mārama won the Bell Ameritech Award (now the 3M Award) for library innovation. Editors Rangi Black, Theresa Graeme, Jane Wild and Chris Szekely gave prize money to Te Rōpū Whakahau for a 2nd edition to be printed

1992

  1. NZLA members voted to change the name of the Association to the New Zealand Library & Information Association of New Zealand – Aotearoa (LIANZA) and its Māori name, Te Rau Herenga o Aotearoa
  2. Treaty of Waitangi was included in the mission statement of the NZLIA July 1992
  3. Training hui for Māori in libraries was held at Te Puea Marae, Mangere. 45 participants attended and it was decided that a national hui should be held
  4. November 1992 – the first Te Rōpū Whakahau National Hui was held. It was decided the group become a SIG of NZLIA

1993

  1. Te Hikoi Mārama – Te Rōpū Whakahau’s first publication, 2nd edition launched
  2. Te Ara Tika : Māori and Libraries : A Research Report launched by NZLA & BicSIG
  3. NZLIA/ALIA joint conference – Te Rōpū Whakahau invited Aboriginal delegates. These delegates formed ATSILIRN as an outcome of their visit to Aotearoa and seeing what Te Rōpū Whakahau was doing
  4. Te Rōpū Whakahau voted on being partners with NZLIA

1994

  1. Ka Mahi Tonu : Biculturalism in New Zealand Librarianship, 1992-1994 – launched in Wellington
  2. Te Rōpū Whakahau hui held at Takapūwahia
  3. NZLIA/Te Rōpū Whakahau partnership voted on and accepted at NZLIA Conference

1995

  1. He Puna Taunaki launched at NZLIA Conference
  2. Masterton Partnership signed February 1995

1996

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Whangarei; Hui-ā-Tau changed to March
  2. Te Rōpū Whakahau constitution written
  3. Te Rōpū Whakahau became an incorporated society

1997

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Turangawaewae, Waikato
  2. Te Ara Tika : Guiding Voices : Māori Opinion on Libraries and Information Needs – launched in Wellington
  3. NZLIA Bicultural Plan
  4. NZLIA/Te Rōpū Whakahau Partnership officially signed at the NZLIA Conference, Wanganui

1998

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Ōtaki – DipMIM mooted
  2. NZLIA name change to Library & Information Association New Zealand Aotearoa = Te Rau Herenga o Aotearoa (LIANZA)
  3. New bicultural image for LIANZA

1999

  1. DipMIM started at Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Ōtaki, New Zealand
  2. Te Rōpū Whakahau web page – own ISP
  3. Te Rōpū Whakahau list serve established
  4. Māori Subject Headings Working Party established with CatSIG and BicSIG
  5. Hui-ā-Tau, Waipapa Marae, Auckland; International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum, 1-4 November

2000

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Poho o Rawiri Marae, Gisborne, 1-3 March
  2. Te Rōpū Whakahau National Information Policy workshop at Te Puni Kōkiri 25 August

2001

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Herenga Waka Marae, Victoria University of Wellington, 14–17 February
  2. Māori Subject Headings Phase 2 report to LIANZA & Te Rōpū Whakahau, August
  3. International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum, Jokkmokk, Sweden, 5-8 September
  4. Papers presented by Hinureina Mangan & Sally Pewhairangi at the Netsafe Symposium, Auckland
  5. He Puna Taunaki launched on the website
  6. “Strengthening your Reo” article in Library Life initiated
  7. Kaihautū/Director appointed for the Māori & Information Management degree at Te Wānanga o Raukawa
  8. Bachelor Māori & Information Management programme given NZQA status

2002

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Waihi Marae, Taupo, 30 January-2 February
  2. Bachelor Māori Information Management (at Te Wānanga o Raukawa) began in March
  3. Submission made to National Library Bill and verbal presentation made to the Science Select Committee
  4. Te Rōpū Whakahau Tāmaki Regional Hui, Waipapa Marae, University of Auckland 18 October 2002

2003

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Orakei Marae, Takaparawha, Auckland, April 2003
  2. Launch of Māori Subject Headings Phase 3, October
  3. International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum 2003, Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 9-13
  4. Sequoyah Research Centre Symposium, Little Rock, Arkansas, America, November 14-15
  5. Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori Award established
  6. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Ann Reweti
  7. Te Hikuroa Hui-ā-Tau, Auckland

2004

  1. Te Rōpū Whakahau – Re-incorporated status
  2. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Rau Aroha Marae, Bluff, 31 March–3 April
  3. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Raniera Kingi
  4. Te Rōpū Whakahau website redeveloped
  5. Te Hikuroa Hui-ā-Tau, Auckland
  6. Launch of Iwi-Hapū Names List on the National Library web site

2005

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Maketu Marae, Kawhia, 13–16 April
  2. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Haneta Pierce

2006

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rawhiti Roa, Whangarei, 18–22 April
  2. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Anahera Morehu
  3. Launch of Ngā Ūpoko Tukutuku | Māori Subject Headings, Wellington 15 June

2007

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Takapūwahia Marae, Porirua, 18-21 April
  2. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Alice Heather
  3. International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum, Brisbane, Australia, 3-6 June
  4. American Libraries Association Conference, Washington DC, USA, 22-26 June

2008

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Putiki Marae, Whanganui
  2. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Nekenekeiterangi Paul
  3. American Library Association Conference, Anaheim, USA, 26 June-2 July

2009

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Ōtaki, February
  2. Meri Mygind Wahine Toa Award established
  3. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Sandy Nepia
  4. Meri Mygind Award recipient – Haneta Pierce
  5. International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum, Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Ōtaki, Aotearoa, 1-4 February

2010

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Ōnuku Marae, Ōtautahi
  2. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Raewyn Paewai
  3. Meri Mygind Award recipient – Raewyn Paewai
  4. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutes (IFLA), Gothenburg, Sweden, 10-15 August
  5. Tikanga Guide for LIANZA Council compiled
  6. Te Rōpū Whakahau launches Mātauranga Māori within New Zealand Libraries workshop

2011

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Oreore Marae, Wairarapa
  2. New Te Rōpū Whakahau waiata composed by Mike Kawana with input from members at Hui-ā-Tau
  3. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Cellia Joe
  4. Meri Mygind Award recipient – Ann Reweti
  5. International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum, Karasjok, Norway, 4-8 April
  6. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutes (IFLA), San Juan, Puerto Rico, 12-18 August

2012

  1. Te Rōpū Whakahau celebrates twenty year anniversary
  2. Hui-ā-Tau, Waipapa Marae, Tāmaki Makaurau
  3. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Jacinta Paranihi
  4. Meri Mygind Award recipient – Tangimeriana Rua
  5. IFLA Presidential Conference, UBC, Vancouver, Canada 13-15 April
  6. American Libraries Association, Anaheim, USA, 20-27 June
  7. International Federation of Library Associations and Institutes (IFLA), Helsinki, Finland, 11-17 August
  8. Te Rōpū Whakahau joins IFLA
  9. MOU signed with APLM
  10. Revitalised relationship with Te Wānanga o Raukawa

2013

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Mataatua Marae, Whakatāne
  2. Te Rōpū Whakahau features on Te Karere, Channel One
  3. Launch of Te Rōpū Whakahau History Book by Dr. Spencer Lilley
  4. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Rukuwai Jury
  5. Meri Mygind Award recipient – Frances Reiri-Smith
  6. Te Rōpū Whakahau: Māori in Libraries and Information Management reinstates name of the association as Te Rōpū Whakahau
  7. Te Rōpū Whakahau subscription categories increase to include Students, Sustaining, Retired and International
  8. Te Rōpū Whakahau subscription fees increase and to be phased in in two stages over the next two years
  9. IILF, Lummi Reservation, Washington State, USA, 10-13 May
  10. Te Rōpū Whakahau, Te Paea Paringatai features on Marae Investigates, Channel One
  11. Tribal College Librarians’ Professional Development Institute (TCLI), Montana, USA
  12. LIANZA Council Guide to Tikanga Māori revised and sound bytes created for learning and development
  13. LIANZA Council representatives agree and commit to starting and ending each meeting with karakia.  Responsibility shared by all Councillors on a rotation basis
  14. North Island Children’s and Teens’ Librarians’ Conference (NICAT), Rotorua, 1-2 August
  15. IFLA, Singapore, 17-23 August
  16. International Symposium: Hidden Gems – The role of libraries and archives in cultural revitalisation, NSW State Library, Sydney, Australia, 26-27 August
  17. Te Rōpū Whakahau, Eddie Neha speaks with Te Manu Kōrihi News, Radio NZ about Ngā Ūpoko Tukutuku
  18. Te Rōpū Whakahau and LIANZA united in the retention of Te Kura Pounamu criteria and continuing to support Māori contributors to children and teen’s literature and increasing numbers of published works by Māori authors, translators and illustrators
  19. Te Rōpū Whakahau introduces online job vacancies on the website
  20. Te Paea Paringatai, Te Rōpū Whakahau representative appointed as Convenor for IFLA SIG: Indigenous Matters, August 2013
  21. Tumuaki features on Australian Television as part of the Hidden Gems Symposium, Sydney, Australia

2014

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Waihou Marae, Panguru, Hokianga
  2. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Te Rangi Rangi Tangohau-Crawford
  3. Meri Mygind Award recipient – Anahera Sadler
  4. Te Kura Pounamu Coordinator – Te Rangi Rangi Tangohau-Crawford
  5. IFLA, Lyon, France, August
  6. IFLA Indigenous Matters Section proposal approved by Indigenous Matters Special Interest Group members
  7. UNESCO Memory of the World Committee representatives – Paul Diamond, Ariana Tikao, and Polly Martin
  8. APLM Service Levels for Public Libraries working group – Judith Waaka-Tali

2015

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Whirikōkā Campus, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Gisborne, February
  2. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Sheeanda Field
  3. Meri Mygind Award recipient – Vicki-Anne Heikell
  4. Te Kura Pounamu Coordinator – Te Rangi Rangi Tangohau-Crawford & Riki-Lee Saua
  5. LIANZA Children & Young Adults Book Awards merge with NZ Book Council.  Te Rōpū Whakahau Literary Awards discontinued.
  6. IILF, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, August
  7. Te Rōpū Whakahau tono for IILF 2019, successful
  8. IFLA WLIC, Cape Town, South Africa, August
  9. Relationship with ALIA and VALA via LIANZA Partnership
  10. IFLA Indigenous Matters Section proposal enters final approval stages
  11. Te Paea Paringatai, current Tumuaki of Te Rōpū Whakahau elected as the President Elect of LIANZA (commence 1 July 2015)

2016

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Parihaka, Taranaki, April
  2. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Ariana Tikao
  3. Meri Mygind Award recipient – Te Paea Paringatai
  4. Te Kura Pounamu Coordinator – Riki-Lee Saua
  5. IFLA Indigenous Matters Section formally established January 2016, Acting Chair – Ms. Te Paea Paringatai (NZ), Acting Secretary – Mrs. Cellia Joe-Olsen (NZ) and, Acting Information Coordinator – Miss Adjoa Boateng (UK)
  6. IFLA WLIC, Columbus Ohio, USA, August

2017

  1. IILF, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, February
  2. Hui-ā-Tau, Tangatarua Marae, Rotorua, May
  3. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Jacqueline Snee
  4. Meri Mygind Award recipient – Ria Wihapi-Waikerepuru
  5. Te Rōpū Whakahau website redesign launched in June
  6. IFLA WLIC, Wroclaw, Poland, August