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 »

Call for papers: IILF 2019

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 »

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    Our Tumuaki Te Paea Paringatai will be representing Te Rōpū Whakahau at Nethhui 2013. It is the first Māori Meetup and a great opportunity to meet and discuss with others how Māori use and are represented on the Internet. Find out more information about the Māori Meetup or follow the discussion as it unfolds on the… Read more »

  • Next Mātauranga Māori Workshop announced!

    E rau rangatira mā, tēnā koutou katoa. Ko te manu i kai i te miro, nona te ngahere. Ko te manu i kai i te mātauranga, nona te ao, nō reira, tēnā koutou katoa. Registrations are now open for the Mātauranga Māori within New Zealand Libraries workshop, developed and offered by Te Rōpū Whakahau to… Read more »

  • Hui a Tau 2013

    The annual Hui a tau was a fantastic success! The Annual AGM was held with some significant changes to the constitution.