Vacancy: Subject Librarian, Kaitiaki Kaupapa (Engineering) – Research (University of Canterbury, Christchurch)

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for the Subject Librarian to join our Research Services team. Reporting to the Manager, Research Services (Library), in this role you will: Deliver professional library services which include research support, information literacy instruction and discipline specific consultations which meet the needs of academic staff and students to support… 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 »

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  • New 2013 -2014 membership fees

    We have made some exciting new changes to the membership fees for 2013 – 2014.  You still get all the great Member benefits below,  but now there are new categories. To find out more visit our Join Us page. Members’ benefits Personal members of Te Rōpū Whakahau are entitled to: Join the Te Rōpū Whakahau general… Read more »

  • 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 »