Call for Papers 11th International Indigenous Librarians Forum 7 – 10 February 2019 Waipapa Marae, Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau Held every two years, the International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum provides an opportunity for indigenous information professionals to network, share and discuss best practice models in the interest of fostering and preserving indigenous languages, traditions,… Read more »
Call for Papers – “Diverse indigenous voices, decolonizing, transforming, centering practices” The Indigenous Matters Section invites you to submit a proposal for our session in Kuala Lumpur 2018! Aligned with the Congress theme “Transform libraries, transform societies.” Deadline for Submissions: 20 February 2018 Please share with your networks. Full details are available at the Conference Website.
Programme Hui ā-tau 2018 PDF He Kura te Tangata. Our facilitator for our hui ā-tau is Huia Winiata. Huia Winiata is of Ngāti Huia and Ngāti Raukawa descent through his father, and Ngāti Whakaue and Ngāti Awa through his mother. Huia is a kaihautū of Te Kāhui Whakatupu Mātauranga and a contributor to the Iwi… Read more »
Early bird registrations are now open for Te Rōpū Whakahau hui ā-tau (THIS IS NOW CLOSED) Venue: Te Wānanga o Raukawa – Ōtaki Date: Tuesday 13 February 2018 – Friday 16 February 2018 Theme: He Kura te Tangata Early bird registration have closed. Full registration costs are $550.00 Please complete the online registration form HERE… Read more »
Tēnā rā tātau Thank you everyone for your abstracts! Tēnā hoki rā tātau ngā mema, me ngā kaitautoko o Te Rōpū Whakahau. Te Ūpoko o te Ika a Maui region is opening up our programme to include presentations from the membership. This is a Call for abstracts for Hui ā-tau, Tuesday 13 – Friday 16… Read more »
The information about the new IFLA-IM mailing list is now available on the general page of IFLA Mailing Lists at: https://www.ifla.org/mailing-lists
A huge mihi to our members who provided valuable feedback that informed this report. The report forms part of the Indigenous Matters Section report and should be included as a distinct indigenous perspective from Māori (indigenous people of New Zealand). From 9-12 May 2017, in Rotorua, New Zealand, over 50 Māori librarians gathered for their… Read more »
A ha Te Arawa e! A ha Te Arawa e! Ko te whakaariki Ko te whakaariki Tukua mai kia piri, tukua mai kia tata Kia eke mai i runga ki te paepae poto a Houmaitawhiti! Ko ēnei kupu a Te Arawa, he mōhiotia whānuitia te motu. He kupu whakaaraara, he kupu whakawhāiti i te iwi… Read more »
Congratulations to Ria Wihapi-Waikerepuru, 2017 recipient of the Meri Mygind Wahine Toa Award. Further information about her achievements is available on the awards page.
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! https://www.maoritelevision.com/news/national/native-affairs-manatunga 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 »
Te Kura Pounamu and Te Rōpū Whakahau Literary Awards
Congratulations to Te Rangi Rangi Tangohau for a job well done in facilitating the Te Kura Pounamu and Te Rōpū Whakahau Literary Awards in Wellington last night. He mihi nui rawa atu ki ngā kaiwhakawā rātou ko Te Rangi Rangi, ko Jock Walker, ko Ngahuia Ngata. It was a wonderful evening, filled with excitement and joy. … Read more »