Vacancy: Kaiwhakahaere Ratonga Kiritaki | Manager Engagement and Learning Support (University of Canterbury, Christchurch)

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā! He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Kaiwhakahaere Ratonga Kiritaki Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei. The Library seeks an enthusiastic Manager to provide excellent leadership and coaching for a diverse and passionate library team, ensuring… Read more »

Vacancy: Kaitiaki Huawaere Ako | Open Education Librarian (University of Canterbury, Christchurch)

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā! He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Kaitiaki Huawaere Ako.Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha kia tono mai i te tūranga nei. Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE) Continuing (i.e. permanent) position As the Kaitiaki Huawaere Ako | Open Education Librarian,… Read more »

Ahorangi i te Ako Māori | Professor of Māori Research (Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha, Univesity of Canterbury, Ōtautahi)

Te Kāhui Pā Harakeke | UC Child Well-being Research Institute Located in Ōtautahi | Christchurch, Aotearoa | New Zealand Full-time 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE) Continuing (permanent) position Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā! He hiahia, he pūkenga nōu ki te mahi a te Ahorangi i te Ako Māori Nāia te pōwhiri nā Te… 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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  • IFLA WLIC 2022

    THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED. Get planning everyone The International Federation of Library Associations World Library and Information Congress (IFLA WLIC) will be coming to Aotearoa New Zealand in 2022. This allows the WLIC to be held, as planned, in the Aotearoa New Zealand International Convention Centre in Tāmaki herehere ngā waka, Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland Lock… Read more »

  • 2019 Meri Mygind Wahine Toa Award

    Congratulations to Kelly Te Kare, Poutaikaka Aronga Māori – Libraries Service Capability team, Ngā Pātaka Kōrero o Tāmaki Makaurau – Auckland Libraries. For the full citation, go to the awards page

  • 2019 Robyn Hakopa award: Francis Leaf

    Ngā mihi ki a Francis Leaf. Congratulations to Francis Leaf, 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

  • 2019 IILF – Tāmaki Herenga Waka

    Tāmaki Herenga Waka – Tāmaki the mooring place for indigenous canoes.  With this theme Te Rōpū Whakahau once again offered another tethering place for indigenous waka to converge and moor at Waipapa Marae, Auckland University from 5 – 9 February 2019 for the International Indigenous Librarians Forum (IILF) The Te Rōpū Whakahau AGM was held… Read more »

  • 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

    Indigenous languages matter for development, peace building, and reconciliation.  2019 is the International Year of Indgienous Languages.  Te Rōpū Whakahau advocates for the recognition and implementation of the Māori language in the information industry.Te Reo Māori is the indigenous language of Aotearoa New Zealand and was made an official language in 1987. Te Rōpū Whakahau… Read more »

  • International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum 5-9 Feb 2019

    Register for IILF 2019 today! Click on forum information to find out more. Come join us in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland, New Zealand. We look forward to hosting you.

  • Collective leadership and participation with indigenous matters: Redefining indigenous literacy

    Abstract: Let’s say you work in a research or academic library that models traditional approaches to leadership, management, services and service delivery, and your library is interested in becoming a better workplace that attracted, retained, and developed indigenous staff, as well as transformed its service and service delivery to better include, involve, and implement indigenous… Read more »

  • Māori Land Court Minute Books Index – Open Access

    Vital information relating to historic Māori land records is now freely accessible to the public through a brand new website. The Māori Land Court Minute Books Index has been made available by Libraries and Learning Services at the University of Auckland, run as a joint project by Special Collections and Digital Services. The index covers… Read more »

  • IFLA 2018 Indigenous Matters Post Congress Satellite Meeting

    Hard to Reach Libraries and Users: Indigenous Perspectives When: Saturday, September 1-Sunday, September 2 Where:  Pustaka Negeri Sarawak (Sarawak State Library) Objectives To support the provision of culturally responsive and effective services to indigenous communities throughout the world. To promote international cooperation in the fields of library, culture, knowledge and information services to indigenous communities… Read more »

  • He Kura te Tangata – Hui ā-tau 2018

    E kore au e ngaro, he kākano i ruia mai i a Rangiātea. The hui ā-tau is our yearly gathering that fills many capability gaps regarding mātauranga Māori in both organisations and the staff who represent them.  Although professional development from hui ā-tau is sometimes not overtly obvious, for some Māori (and non-Māori) information professionals… Read more »