Digital Services Analyst – Fixed Term (Lincoln University, Canterbury)

Library, Teaching and Learning supports Lincoln University staff and students in their learning, teaching, research, and information activities. The Digital Services Analyst plays a pivotal role maintaining, customising and developing the many technologies and integrations behind digital functions, and coordinating Library, Teaching and Learning’s web presence. This is a really varied role, moving between both… Read more »

Subject Librarian (Victoria University, Wellington)

Victoria University has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic subject librarian to join our team of subject librarians. This permanent, full time position is well suited to an individual that is looking to work collaboratively within a supportive and inspiring university environment which embraces equity and diversity with opportunities to progress your career.  Applications close… Read more »

Toiroa scholarship for IILF 2019

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 »

IFLA WLIC 2022

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 »

2019 Meri Mygind Wahine Toa Award

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

2019 Robyn Hakopa award: Francis Leaf

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

2019 IILF – Tāmaki Herenga Waka

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 »

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

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 »

International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum 5-9 Feb 2019

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.

Collective leadership and participation with indigenous matters: Redefining indigenous literacy

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 »

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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.