Vacancy: Collection Development Team Leader (Dunedin Public Libraries)

The Dunedin Public Libraries has a rich collection of resources dating from its establishment in 1908 to contemporary resources and leading edge digital content. A full time, permanent vacancy exists in the role of Collection Development Team Leader to lead a team of six Collection Specialists to manage and develop these collections. We are looking… Read more »

Vacancy: Reference Services Librarian (Gisborne District Libraries)

Gisborne District Council are the proud winners of the 2019 LGNZ Excellence Awards, for our work to grow and promote the well-being of our community and people. With more and more people choosing Tairāwhiti for its lifestyle, environment and culture, it’s an exciting time to be joining our thriving and diverse region. We are currently… Read more »

Webinar – How indigenous traditional knowledge created the Conceptual Framework for Ngā Upoko Tukutuku

Tēnā koutou e te whānauThe Ngā Upoko Tukutuku Governing Group invite you to attend this webinar. Whina Te Whiu will provide an insight into how indigenous traditional knowledge created the Conceptual Framework for Ngā Upoko Tukutuku. Discussing the impact upon indigenous traditional knowledge in the digital world especially considering Indigenous Data Sovereignty.Please note the timezone… Read more »

100 years of Alexander Turnbull Library (ATL 100) 1920 – 2020

Watch “A Century of Wonder – An Alexander Turnbull Library mini documentary” The Alexander Turnbull Library began with the gift from Alexander Horsburgh Turnbull, who on his death in 1918 bequeathed his magnificent library to the nation. He had built a comprehensive collection relating to New Zealand and the Pacific, summed up in his own… Read more »

Te Tohu Amorangi a Te Kawa Mataaho | The Public Service Commissioner’s Commendation for Frontline Excellence – Bella Tarawhiti

Nei rā te mihi o Te Rōpū Whakahau ki a Whaea Bella, ko ia hoki te whakatinana o te wairua whakarato. Wehi nā Bella, me he tē! TeRōpū Whakahau extend their acknowledgements to Whaea Bella who is the embodiment of spirit of service. Awesome recognition Bella, like a boss! Bella has dedicated her working life… Read more »

He kāhui whakaahua –a constellation of carte de visite images

Tēnā hoki rā tātou ngā mema me ngā kaitautoko o Te Rōpū Whakahau. My name is Sheena Tawera. I work as an Arrangement and Description Librarian at Alexander Turnbull Library (ATL)  in Wellington. I am very fortunate to be able to work with taonga held within the Alexander Turnbull Library’s unpublished collections. ATL  holds  a number of… Read more »

2020 Robyn Hakopa Award

Ngā mihi ki a Taina H Tangaere McGregor. Congratulations to Taina, 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

Preservation advice for hapū and whānau

You know that John Rowles classic If I only had time – well now might be that time to organise your whānau photographs,  sort your grandparent’s letters and diaries, and listen to and back-up those recordings of your tupuna. There are resources here to help you. This can be an enriching activity not only for you, but those in your ‘bubble’ by  being able… Read more »

Hui ā-tau 2020

Puketeraki Marae, Karitāne Tēnā rā koutou Tēnei te mihi atu ki a koutou katoa, ngā mema o Te Rōpū Whakahau. Ka tū tō tātou hui ā-tau 2020 ki te rohe o Te Waka ā-Māui ki te marae o Puketeraki, ki Karitāne Ko Ki Uta ki Tai te kaupapa Nau mai, haere mai Te Waka-a-Māui region… Read more »

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  • 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 »