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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  • Next Mātauranga Māori Workshop announced!

    E rau rangatira mā, tēnā koutou katoa. Ko te manu i kai i te miro, nona te ngahere. Ko te manu i kai i te mātauranga, nona te ao, nō reira, tēnā koutou katoa. Registrations are now open for the Mātauranga Māori within New Zealand Libraries workshop, developed and offered by Te Rōpū Whakahau to… Read more »

  • Hui a Tau 2013

    The annual Hui a tau was a fantastic success! The Annual AGM was held with some significant changes to the constitution.