Te Rōpū Whakahau recognises the value of Ngā Upoko Tukutuku and its relevance for library collections everywhere. It is another practical initiative that supports the everyday use of te reo Māori and equitable access to print and digital information. Te Rōpū Whakahau supports the following position statement: Māori Subject Headings | Ngā Upoko Tukutuku is… Read more »
Congratulations to Vicki-Anne Heikell, 2015 Meri Mygind Wahine Toa Award Recipient. Read more about Vicki-Anne and her outstanding contribution to the profession and her expertise in the care of ngā taonga i tuku iho on the Meri Mygind Wahine Toa award page.
Congratulations to Sheeanda Field, 2015 Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori Award Recipient. Read more about Sheeanda and her outstanding contribution to te reo Māori on the Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori award page.
Did you know? The Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project aims to make accessible the rich archival collections of the State Library of New South Wales. The site features historic word lists, records and other documents relating to Indigenous Australian languages. http://indigenous.sl.nsw.gov.au/ More about it: At the time of Australian settlement in 1788, there were some 250… Read more »
The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2015 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates to attend IFLA WLIC 2015 by waiving their registration fee. Additional expenses need to be covered by other sponsorship or by candidates themselves. Priority is given to those applicants: who are a first time attendee to the… Read more »
Know someone who deserves recognition? Nominations are open for the Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori award and the Meri Mygind Wahine Toa award. Email your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org before 31 December 2014. Further information about both awards is available on the Awards page.
The Hui ā Tau 2015 page has been updated to include the start and finish times for hui ā tau, as well the hui programme. Check it out!
Kāhui Kaitiaki: he oranga taonga he oranga tangata, is a network of Māori staff working in the museum and gallery sector. We are educators, collection managers, curators, managers, front-of-house staff, artists, volunteers and board members who come together as tangata whenua with a shared passion for taonga and the arts. Our hui give us the opportunity… Read more »
The Lilburn Trust, in association with the Alexander Turnbull Library, is delighted to announce the invitation of applications for the Lilburn Research Fellowship, 2015 The aim of the fellowship is to encourage scholarly research leading to publication on some aspect of New Zealand and music, using the resources of the Archive of New Zealand Music and… Read more »
Ki te iti me te rahi, tēnā koutou katoa E oku rangatira o ngā hau e whā, tēnei te mihi ki a koutou katoa. He mihi anō ki a rātou e takoto ana ki ia marae maha o te ao, haere, haere, haere atu rā. Whakahoki ai ki a tātou o te ao turoa nei,… Read more »