Vacancy: Kaitūhono (University of Waikato Library, Hamilton)

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, you could be one of our exceptional new leaders or specialists. You will be passionate about people, adept at building relationships… Read more »

Vacancy: Kaitiaki Mātangireia (University of Waikato Library, Hamilton)

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, you could be one of our exceptional new leaders or specialists. You will be passionate about people, adept at building relationships… Read more »

Vacancy: Kauvaiora (University of Waikato Library, Hamilton)

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, you could be one of our exceptional new leaders or specialists. You will be passionate about people, adept at building relationships… Read more »

Vacancy: Pou Ārahi (University of Waikato Library, Hamilton)

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, you could be one of our exceptional new leaders or specialists. You will be passionate about people, adept at building relationships… Read more »

Vacancy: Māori and Indigenous Research Advisor (University of Waikato Library, Hamilton)

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, you could be one of our exceptional new leaders or specialists. You will be passionate about people, adept at building relationships… 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 »

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  • 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 »

  • Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā! Notice of AGM 2021

    E te iti, me te rahi tēnā koutou katoa He mhi nunui ki a koutou, nā koutou te mahi tika me te pono. Nō reira, ngā mihi ki a koutou katoa i roto i ngā āhuatanga o te wā. Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting for Te Rōpū Whakahau will be held on: Date:… Read more »

  • Webinar – How indigenous traditional knowledge created the Conceptual Framework for Ngā Upoko Tukutuku

    Tēnā koutou e te whānauThe Ngā Upoko Tukutuku Governing Group invite you to attend this webinar. Whina Te Whiu will provide an insight into how indigenous traditional knowledge created the Conceptual Framework for Ngā Upoko Tukutuku. Discussing the impact upon indigenous traditional knowledge in the digital world especially considering Indigenous Data Sovereignty.Please note the timezone… Read more »

  • 100 years of Alexander Turnbull Library (ATL 100) 1920 – 2020

    Watch “A Century of Wonder – An Alexander Turnbull Library mini documentary” The Alexander Turnbull Library began with the gift from Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, who on his death in 1918 bequeathed his magnificent library to the nation. He had built a comprehensive collection relating to New Zealand and the Pacific, summed up in his own… Read more »

  • Vicki-Anne Heikell, Field Conservator Bronwyn Officer, Senior Conservator Sound

    He Hōnore Nui

    Te Rōpū Whakahau member, Vicki-Anne Heikell (Nō Te Whānau-a-Apanui) was recently made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to heritage preservation and Māori.  I am fortunate that I can do a job I love and work with iwi, hapū and whānau to tautoko the preservation of their photographs, their whānau… Read more »

  • Te Tohu Amorangi a Te Kawa Mataaho | The Public Service Commissioner’s Commendation for Frontline Excellence – Bella Tarawhiti

    Nei rā te mihi o Te Rōpū Whakahau ki a Whaea Bella, ko ia hoki te whakatinana o te wairua whakarato. Wehi nā Bella, me he tē! TeRōpū Whakahau extend their acknowledgements to Whaea Bella who is the embodiment of spirit of service. Awesome recognition Bella, like a boss! Bella has dedicated her working life… Read more »

  • He kāhui whakaahua –a constellation of carte de visite images

    Tēnā hoki rā tātou ngā mema me ngā kaitautoko o Te Rōpū Whakahau. My name is Sheena Tawera. I work as an Arrangement and Description Librarian at Alexander Turnbull Library (ATL)  in Wellington. I am very fortunate to be able to work with taonga held within the Alexander Turnbull Library’s unpublished collections. ATL  holds  a number of… Read more »

  • 2020 Robyn Hakopa Award

    Ngā mihi ki a Taina H Tangaere McGregor. Congratulations to Taina, this years recipient of the Robyn Hakopa award, for te reo Māori and tikanga māori. Mō te roanga o te kōrero, tirohia te whārangi awards

  • Preservation advice for hapū and whānau

    You know that John Rowles classic If I only had time – well now might be that time to organise your whānau photographs,  sort your grandparent’s letters and diaries, and listen to and back-up those recordings of your tupuna. There are resources here to help you. This can be an enriching activity not only for you, but those in your ‘bubble’ by  being able… Read more »