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 »

Job Vacancy: Resource Discovery Librarian (University of Canterbury, Christchurch)

An exciting opportunity exists at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch. As a Resource Discovery Librarian you will be responsible for providing access to library resources through the creation, management and analysis of metadata, in all formats to support teaching, learning and research at UC. You will also contribute professional knowledge of cataloguing and metadata… 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 »

Te Rōpū Whakahau: what you need to know

Nau mai, haere mai, whakatau mai! Te Rōpū Whakahau is the leading national body that represents Māori engaged in Libraries, Culture, Knowledge, Information, Communication and Systems Technology in Aotearoa New Zealand. Te Rōpū Whakahau is a Māori association guided by the whakatauki “waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa” and is founded on four… Read more »

Indigenous Matters: Call for papers

Submissions due 17 February 2017 website: http://2017.ifla.org/cfp-calls/indigenous-matters-section   Theme: “Indigenous Continuity: How do you show your solidarity?” The Indigenous Matters Section invites you to submit a proposal for our inaugural session in Wroclaw 2017!  Aligned with the Congress theme “Libraries. Solidarity. Society.“ Indigenous Matters is inspired by the powerful message of the congress theme that recognises… Read more »

Find talent: advertise here

Nau mai, haere mai! We list jobs for people and organisations looking to employ talent for a range of information related occupations or Mātauranga Māori expertise. To place job vacancies on this site, the cost is $152.50.  Financial members of Te Rōpū Whakahau receive a discounted rate of $112.50. Job vacancies are advertised for a… Read more »

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  • Find talent: advertise here

    Nau mai, haere mai! We list jobs for people and organisations looking to employ talent for a range of information related occupations or Mātauranga Māori expertise. To place job vacancies on this site, the cost is $152.50.  Financial members of Te Rōpū Whakahau receive a discounted rate of $112.50. Job vacancies are advertised for a… Read more »

  • IILF 2017 Keynote: Terri Janke

    The amazing Terri Janke will be one of the keynote speakers at IILF 2017. Check out her TED talk. I am really looking forward to her presentation at IILF. Terri Janke is a Wuthathi/Meriam woman from Cairns. She empowers Indigenous people so they prosper. Terri advises on legal matters including incorporation, joint venture, procurement, governance,… Read more »

  • Auckland welcomes IILF 2019

    The International Indigenous Librarians Forum 2019 will be hosted in Tāmaki | Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand 7 – 10 February at Waipapa Marae, Auckland University. The AGM for Te Rōpū Whakahau will be held the 4 th and 5 th February, just prior to the IILF forum, with a view that the rest of our hui ā-tau will… Read more »