Vacancy: Coordinator Collections and Content (Library, Whakatāne District Council, Whakatāne)
You love working with a team that loves what they do and enjoys having fun. You’re a creative organizer who has a passion for working in our community. Let’s talk! In this role you’ll use your library knowledge and experience to support our busy Whakatāne Libraries and Galleries Lifelong Learning Team with procuring and curating… Read more »
Vacancy: Pou Whiringa Rangahau (Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 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. He whare taonga matua a Tāmaki Paenga Hira, he pātaka kōrero tuku iho, he pou whenua nō Tāmaki Makaurau e manaaki ana i ngā taonga whakahirahira, e whakawhanake ana, e whakaatu… Read more »
Vacancy: Pūkenga/Pūkenga Matua/Ahorangi Tūhono – Early Childhood Education (University of Canterbury, Christchurch)
Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā!E ngākaunui ana koe ki te reo Māori me ōna tikanga? Ki te pērā, ko tēnei te reo pōwhiri o Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha ki a koe. Tukuna mai tō tono mō te tūranga wātea ki Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako. E whai tonu mātou, Te Kura Whakangungu Kaiako i… Read more »
Vacancy: Te Mata Aurei (University Library/Te Whare Pukapuka o Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, Hamilton)
An exciting opportunity for someone to join the University Library/Te Whare Pukapuka o Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato, Teaching and Learning team. You will specifically support the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies as well as provide wider support for Māori students across the University. You will also lead the Library’s work to embed mātauranga… 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 »
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 »
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 »