Vacancy: Māori & Pacific Collection Librarian (Porirua City Libraries, Porirua)

We are seeking a Māori and Pacific Collection Librarian. You will be responsible for the collection management of our Māori and Pacifica resources which are a taonga for our communities. This position will appeal to your interest in developing and delivering kaupapa Māori/Pacifica initiatives for all ages including Māori/Pacifica language and bilingual story-telling sessions. Your… Read more »

Vacancy: Team Leader – Engagement and Learning Support (Library, University of Canterbury, Christchurch)

The Puna (Library) seeks an enthusiastic Team Leader to provide excellent leadership and coaching for a diverse and passionate library team, ensuring that customer satisfaction levels and service targets are reached and maintained. As one of two Team Leaders, you will lead and identify areas for potential improvements for on campus and online engagement for… Read more »

Vacancy: Pou Tuatahi | University Librarian (University of Canterbury, Christchurch)

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā! He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Pou Tuatahi? Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei. We are seeking a professional and experienced librarian to join, and to lead, the Puna Mātauraka | UC Library team as… Read more »

2021 Meri Mygind Wahine Toa and Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori awards recipients

Congratulations to Bella Tarawhiti for the Meri Mygind Award, and Dale Cousens for the Robin Hakopa Award. For the full citations, go to the Meri Mygind page or the Robin Hakopa page.

Honorary Membership award recognises Te Paea Paringatai and her contribution to the profession

Congratulations to Te Paea Paringatai, who has been awarded a Te Rōpū Whakahau Honorary Membership for her outstanding contribution to the library and information profession in Aotearoa New Zealand. He tau rongonui te tau He tau urutā te tau He tau manako te tau He tau hirahira te tau He tau, ka tau te tau… Read more »

FREE Mātauranga Māori professional development – update

E ngā rangatira o te motu, tēnā rā koutou Te Rōpū Whakahau in collaboration with NZLPP, are thrilled to provide a FREE professional development opportunity. The Mātauranga Māori professional development is a compulsory (pending COVID) overnight marae stay which will cover: Mātauranga Māori in NZ libraries te Ao Māori Ngā Upoko Tukutuku  (formerly Māori Subject… Read more »

Pukapuka, books, libro, kitap

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā

Kiaora kotou Te Ropu Whakahau – Te Wananga o Raukawa will be meeting with LIANZA / SLANZA (School libraries) and others and we thought to do a quick survey with those of you who are graduates of either the DipMIM, BMIM or Heke Puna Maumahara or Poutuarongo Puna Maumahara to help us respond to some… Read more »

Whāia te Māramatanga: Hui ā-tau 2021 *programme now available*

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha o Te Rōpū Whakahau, tēnā koutou. Click on links below for more information including the programme When: 18 – 20 November 2021 Where: Waimārama Marae, Hawkes Bay Theme: Whāia te Māramatanga Hui ā tau is the annual conference for Te Rōpū Whakahau. This event provides… Read more »

Free Professional Development Offering

Rau rangatira mā, tēnā koutou, Te Rōpū Whakahau is thrilled to have been successful in receiving two of the eleven New Zealand Libraries Partnership Programme (NZLPP) Strategic Partnership Grants. The first grant will enable delivery of FREE professional development in Mātauranga Māori, te Ao Māori and Māori initiatives. To take advantage of this opportunity, click here

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Whakahau Webinar Series

Whānau led research project Speaker: Ria Wihapi Waikerepuru Wednesday 5 May 11am (NZST / UTC +12.00) 2021 Free Webinar link here The life-long collection of Te Reo Māori activist Te Huirangi Eruera Waikerepuru, was developed on a digital platform in 2018/19 by a whānau-led research project. Initiated under the Museum Studies Advanced Research Practicum, the… Read more »

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  • Te Rōpū Whakahau: Celebrating 20 Years 1992-2012 – buy your copy now!

    The book has arrived! Affordable at only $22.00! Order your copy today! Further information is available on the publications page.

  • Haneta Pierce – Te Rōpū Whakahau nomination to LIAC

    Ngā Kaiwhakahau is delighted to support the Te Rōpū Whakahau nomination to LIAC for Haneta Pierce, Honorary Member.  This is a excellent opportunity for both Haneta and the association and we think it’s great to have a Te Rōpū Whakahau nomination submitted for consideration in 2013.

  • Nominations to LIAC close this week – 31 July 2013

    Te Rōpū Whakahau has been invited to put forward nominations for LIAC.  If this sounds like you, please email a copy of your full and up-to-date CV to trw@trw.org.nz or tumuaki@trw.org.nz before 30 July 2013. As nominations are being invited from a number of groups, please note that any nomination made will not necessarily result in the appointment of… Read more »

  • Financial members of Te Rōpū Whakahau eligible for LIANZA member rates @ LIANZA Conference

    To check your membership status: contact trw@trw.org.nz The 2013 LIANZA Conference Committee is pleased to announce that registration is now open for Wai-Ora, Wai-Māori, Waikato, 20-23 October 2013, Hamilton.  The conference will start with a pōwhiri by mana whenua at Tūrangawaewae Marae, where we are Wai-Ora; pure water with the power to give life to… Read more »

  • Mātauranga Māori within New Zealand Libraries workshop

    E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha o ngā hau e whā, tēnei te mihi nunui rawa atu ki a koutou katoa. Te Rōpū Whakahau would like to invite you to participate in the Mātauranga Māori within NZ Libraries workshop which will fulfil your requirements for the Body of Knowledge 11. Rāmere… Read more »

  • New 2013 -2014 membership fees

    We have made some exciting new changes to the membership fees for 2013 – 2014.  You still get all the great Member benefits below,  but now there are new categories. To find out more visit our Join Us page. Members’ benefits Personal members of Te Rōpū Whakahau are entitled to: Join the Te Rōpū Whakahau general… Read more »

  • Next issue of Pānui due out soon!

    If you are a current financial member, you can expect to receive your copy of the Ngahuru 2013 issue of Pānui very shortly.    A peek inside this issue: Tohu Matua | Cover Story Honouring our Pasts, Nurturing our Futures 8th International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum Tohu| Feature Tirohia Mai Look At Us Now Women in Aotearoa… Read more »

  • LIANZA and Te Rōpū Whakahau reaffirms commitment to Te Kura Pounamu Award

    “I think it’s great that more and more people are speaking and writing in Te Reo Māori and there are a host of awards out there that provide recognition for this achievement.  We need to bear in mind the Te Kura Pounamu Award was established for a specific purpose and therefore has its own mauri… Read more »

  • Toipoto and Toiroa Scholarships

    Toipoto Scholarship We have four scholarships available.  The value of each scholarship is $500.00 and is available for the purpose of assisting four Te Rōpū Whakahau members to further professional development by attending a National event that supports mātauranga Māori and/or indigenous information initiatives.  Click here for application form. Toiroa Scholarship We have two scholarships… Read more »

  • Te Rōpū Whakahau at Nethui

    Our Tumuaki Te Paea Paringatai will be representing Te Rōpū Whakahau at Nethhui 2013. It is the first Māori Meetup and a great opportunity to meet and discuss with others how Māori use and are represented on the Internet. Find out more information about the Māori Meetup or follow the discussion as it unfolds on the… Read more »