Vacancy: Library Assistant (2x positions, University of Canterbury, Christchurch)

The University of Cantebury Library are seeking two talented Library Assistant’s to join our Customer Services team and provide information and lending services to students and staff.  Both positions are continuing, part-time of 22.5 hours per week, with either a Saturday or Sunday shift included.  Applications close 30 August 2017.  Further informaiton about this opportunity… Read more »

Hui ā-tau 2018

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā. Tēnei te reo pānui e tuku atu nei Ki te iti, ki te rahi. Ki ngā mema o Te Rōpū Whakahau. Ka tū te hui ā-tau 2018 ki te rohe o Raukawa ki te tonga, Ki Te Wānanga o Raukawa i Ōtaki mō ngā rangi e rima. 13 –… Read more »

Join the IFLA Indigenous Matters Section listserv!

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

Te Rōpū Whakahau Global Vision Report released

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 »

Hangaia tō whare kōrero

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 »

2017 Meri Mygind Award: Ria Wihapi-Waikerepuru

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.

2017 Robin Hakopa Award: Jaqueline Snee

Congratulations to Jacqueline Snee, 2017 recipient of the Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori Award.  Further information about her achievements is available on the awards page.  

Korohe Marae, Taupō

Kotahi te pātai ki Te Rōpū Whakahau – kua ea Te Rōpū Whakahau received a request for help in identifying two photos from the collection held at National Library: https://natlib.govt.nz/records/22790111 https://natlib.govt.nz/records/22743626 We’re stoked to be able to assist, and we are able to add the following details.  He mihi ki a Sandra Quinn, and Haki… Read more »

2017 IFLA WLIC Indigenous Matters programme available

The entire IFLA WLIC 2017 Conference Programme may also be downloaded as a single PDF file. The Indigenous Matters sessions include: Session 47a: Standing Committee I Session 088: Joint hosted offsite Session 169: IM Open Session Session 217: Standing Committee II Session details are frequently updated, so please check back for the latest information.

Hui ā tau 2017: a reflection

Rotorua proved to be an excellent venue for hui ā tau. My highlights included: local presenters sharing their experience and expertise, in particular the challenges of working in partnership with mainstream organisations to achieve shared partnership outcomes.  This kaupapa continues to evolve, improving with a commitment to continuous improvement learning about the continuing legacy of… Read more »

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  • 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 two scholarships available.  The value of each scholarship is $500.00 and is available for the purpose of assisting two 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 »