Vacancy: Kaitūhono (University of Waikato Library, Hamilton)

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, you could be one of our exceptional new leaders or specialists. You will be passionate about people, adept at building relationships… Read more »

Vacancy: Kaitiaki Mātangireia (University of Waikato Library, Hamilton)

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, you could be one of our exceptional new leaders or specialists. You will be passionate about people, adept at building relationships… Read more »

Vacancy: Kauvaiora (University of Waikato Library, Hamilton)

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, you could be one of our exceptional new leaders or specialists. You will be passionate about people, adept at building relationships… Read more »

Vacancy: Pou Ārahi (University of Waikato Library, Hamilton)

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, you could be one of our exceptional new leaders or specialists. You will be passionate about people, adept at building relationships… Read more »

Vacancy: Māori and Indigenous Research Advisor (University of Waikato Library, Hamilton)

You’ll be excited to support the delivery of our new Library Plan which shapes the future of how we interact with and support our learning community. Whether you have previous library experience or not, you could be one of our exceptional new leaders or specialists. You will be passionate about people, adept at building relationships… 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 »

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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 »

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    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 »

  • 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 »

  • 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 »