The Senior Education Specialist (Culture and Heritage) is responsible for developing and delivering teaching and learning resources and experiences which will engage educators and learners with the stories of the three founding documents which help shape Aotearoa New Zealand. If you are someone who genuinely enjoys developing and delivering learning experiences and great teaching and learning… Read more »
Kia ora. I am writing to my Te Rōpū Whakahau whanau to thank you all for your support and manaaki during the International Indigenous Librarians Forum this past February; including the generous granting of a Toiroa scholarship to assist in my attendance from Raleigh, North Carolina. While I hesitate to call this item important enough… Read more »
Get planning everyone The International Federation of Library Associations World Library and Information Congress (IFLA WLIC) will be coming to Aotearoa New Zealand in 2022. This allows the WLIC to be held, as planned, in the Aotearoa New Zealand International Convention Centre in Tāmaki herehere ngā waka, Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland Lock in the date: 13… Read more »
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
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
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »