Job Vacancy: Kaitiaki Mātauraka Māori (University of Otago, Dunedin)

The Hocken Collections seek an energetic and motivated person for the role of Kaitiaki Mātauraka Māori. This role is designed to support mātauraka Māori teaching, learning and research across the University environment by working collaboratively with staff in support of Māori scholarly success. The role is based at the Hocken Collections and will join a… Read more »

  • Te Ūkaipō 5 Journal Launched

    The much anticipated fifth Te Ūkaipō journal was launched yesterday at Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Ōtaki. The Te Ūkaipō series includes writing by a range of women, mostly from the ART Confederation: Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Toarangatira, who have generously shared their stories.  Te Ūkaipō 5 continues the tradition: “…we are invited to… Read more »

  • Cancellation: Mātauranga Māori Course for 6 November 2013, Rotorua

    Please go to our Events page to view current information.

  • Ian McLean Wards Scholarship

    THE IAN McLEAN WARDS SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT FOR RESEARCH IN LIBRARIANSHIP, ARCHIVES & RECORDS MANAGEMENT The Ian McLean Wards Memorial Trust is pleased to announce the establishment of an annual scholarship to assist researchers and practitioners in the librarianship, archives and records management fields to undertake research for a specific project advancing knowledge or improving practice… Read more »

  • Kaupapa Māori in NZ public libraries

    Interviews with key people were conducted last year and contributed to my Masters research project on Kaupapa Māori in NZ public libraries.  Findings from the report were published as a peer-reviewed article in the most recent issue of the NZLIMJ which is available online at  A full copy of the report can also be accessed via… Read more »

  • Appointment made to Māori Subject Headings Governance Group

    The selection process has been completed for the new Te Rōpū Whakahau representative on the Māori Subject Headings Governance Group.  We are delighted to announce that Ann Reweti has been successful in this appointment.  Ann brings a wealth of experience to the role and is also a past representative of Te Whakakaokao. We would also… Read more »

  • Te Rōpū Whakahau hui and dinner @ upcoming LIANZA Conference

    If you are a financial member of Te Rōpū Whakahau, nau mai, haere mai.  This is a chance to hui kanohi ki te kanohi and share information on Monday 21 October 2013 from 12.00 to 1.30pm in Kirikiriroa.  In addition to our hui, we also have a whanaungatanga dinner, so please keep your calendar free. … Read more »

  • Announcing new Convenor of IFLA Special Interest Group: Indigenous Matters

    It is a great honor to announce that Ms. Te Paea Paringatai has just been installed as the new convener of the IFLA Special Interest Group (SIG) on Indigenous Matters.  She has the requisite energy, foresight, and communication skills to advance the work of the SIG and has already demonstrated leadership skills through her involvement… Read more »

  • Call for EOI – Māori Subject Headings Governance Group

    We are looking for expressions of interest for an enthusiastic individual to represent Te Rōpū Whakahau and champion the Māori Subject Headings through their networks in libraries, information, iwi and hapū. The Māori Subject Headings Governance Group comprises representatives from each of the sponsor organisations which includes LIANZA and National Library.  The Governance Group provides… Read more »

  • Manatunga on Native Affairs, Whaakata Māori

    Ngā mihi nunui ki a Rob Eruera mō āna kōrero rangatira e pā nei ki tana whakaaturanga Manatunga.  I tū tētahi kōrerorero i runga i a Native Affairs Whakaata Māori inapo.  Ka mau kē te wehi! anei te hononga.

  • Ngā Ūpoko Tukutuku – Te Rōpū Whakahau speaks with Te Manu Kōrihi News

    A project to correct the subject headings of te reo Māori and kaupapa Māori information at libraries is to be relaunched after phasing out last year. Te Rōpū Whakahau is one of three groups behind the Māori Subject Headings working party, which was formed in 1998 because it was difficult locating accurate information in te… Read more »