Vacancy: Senior Collection Manager, Documentary Heritage (Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland)

Tāmaki Paenga Hira: Tui tui hono tangata, whenua me te moana. Auckland War Memorial Museum: Connecting through sharing stories of people, lands and seas Auckland Museum is a much-loved culture and heritage organisation at the heart of Auckland’s identity, committed to outstanding management of its world-class collections, developing and sharing engaging content through its galleries, exhibition,… Read more »

International Indigenous Librarians Forum 2023

Welina me ke aloha Aloha mai kākou e nā hoa noiʻi nowelo, e nā ʻōiwi nani o ka ʻāina mai ʻō a ʻō! The IILF 2023 Steering Committee is excited to welcome you to Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi, November 27-30, 2023 for the 12th International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum! The Call for Papers will be open through March… Read more »

Are you a current member of Te Rōpū Whakahau? Special AGM 2022

E rau rangatira ma, tēnā rā koutou There will be a special AGM Thursday 13th October 2022, 12-1pm. This may be a good time to whakawhanaunga within your organisation, and join the AGM online together. Please note this AGM in your calendar, and share with your colleagues. Links will be sent out on the list-serve,… Read more »

Hui ā-tau 2022 Aohanga

Te Aroha o Aohanga (Pāpāuma) Marae ki Wairarapa Pāpāuma ki uta, Puketoi, Kupukokore ngā maunga Pāpāuma ki tai, Owahanga, Mātaikona ngā awa Tiihei mauri ora! E ngā iwi, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha o Te Rōpū Whakahau, tēnā koutou. Ka tū tō tātou hui ā-tau 2022 ki Pongaroa, te rohe o Wairarapa.  Nau… 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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  • 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 »

  • Call for Papers: Indigenous Matters IFLA

    Call for Papers – “Diverse indigenous voices, decolonizing, transforming, centering practices” The Indigenous Matters Section invites you to submit a proposal for our session in Kuala Lumpur 2018!  Aligned with the Congress theme “Transform libraries, transform societies.” Deadline for Submissions: 20 February 2018 Please share with your networks.  Full details are available at the Conference Website.

  • Hui ā-tau 2018 programme

    Programme Hui ā-tau 2018 PDF He Kura te Tangata. Our facilitator for our hui ā-tau is Huia Winiata.  Huia Winiata is of Ngāti Huia and Ngāti Raukawa descent through his father, and Ngāti Whakaue and Ngāti Awa through his mother.  Huia is a kaihautū of Te Kāhui Whakatupu Mātauranga and a contributor to the Iwi… Read more »

  • Hui ā-tau 2018 early bird registration NOW OPEN

    Early bird registrations are now open for Te Rōpū Whakahau hui ā-tau (THIS IS NOW CLOSED) Venue: Te Wānanga o Raukawa – Ōtaki Date: Tuesday 13 February 2018 – Friday 16 February 2018 Theme:  He Kura te Tangata Early bird registration have closed. Full registration costs are $550.00 Please complete the online registration form HERE… Read more »

  • Call for abstracts for Te Rōpū Whakahau hui ā-tau 2018

    Tēnā rā tātau Thank you everyone for your abstracts! Tēnā hoki rā tātau ngā mema, me ngā kaitautoko o Te Rōpū Whakahau. Te Ūpoko o te Ika a Maui region is opening up our programme to include presentations from the membership. This is a Call for abstracts for Hui ā-tau, Tuesday 13 – Friday 16… 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 »