Job Vacancy: Kaiwhakarite Kohikohinga Coordinator Library Collections and Content (Whakatāne District Libraries and Galleries, Whakatāne)

Piki mai, kake mai, homai te waiora, tihei mauri ora. Nau mai, haere mai ki 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… Read more »

Job Vacancy: Customer Engagement Assistant Kaiāwhina Tāngata (Whakatāne District Libraries and Galleries, Whakatāne)

The people at Whakatāne District Council love what we do because we do it for others, and that feels good. We work hard and we know it’s important to stop and play too. We’re on a learning journey because we know we can always do better, and we know we’re better together. Will you come… 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 »

Pukapuka, books, libro, kitap

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 »

Free Professional Development Offering

Rau rangatira mā, tēnā koutou, Te Rōpū Whakahau is thrilled to have been successful in receiving two of the eleven New Zealand Libraries Partnership Programme (NZLPP) Strategic Partnership Grants. The first grant will enable delivery of FREE professional development in Mātauranga Māori, te Ao Māori and Māori initiatives. To take advantage of this opportunity, click here

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  • Mātauranga Māori: a workshop near you!

    Offering you and your team an overnight experience.  Expand and deepen your understanding of mātauranga Māori by taking the next step of staying overnight on marae.  Make your commitment today, so you can influence your tomorrow!

  • Hui-ā-tau 2016: H. Mangan

    Kia ora koutou I thought I would follow Donalds example and provide some korero and insights gained from attending the Hui ā Tau ki Parihaka – Hokia ki tō mounga kia purea koe e te hau a Tāwhirimātea – Return to your mountain to be replenished/rejuvenated by the winds of Tāwhirimātea. After being absent for… Read more »

  • 2016 Meri Mygind Award: Te Paea Paringatai

    Nominated by Te Ūpoko o te Ika a Māui region, the recipient for the 2016 Meri Mygind Wahine Toa Award goes to Te Paea Paringatai. As Tumuaki of Te Rōpū Whakahau Te Paea has raised the profile of our organisation and strengthened the position of our Rōpū within the Library and Information world both nationally… Read more »

  • 2016 Robin Hakopa Award: Ariana Tikao

    Nominated by Te Upoko o Te Ika a Maui region it is our great pleasure to announce the recipient of the Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori Award for 2016 is Ariana Tikao. Ariana brings initiative, dedication and creativity to everything she does. She has worked in the role of Māori Specialist in our Arrangement and Description team… Read more »

  • Hui-ā-tau o LIANZA 2015 – Toipoto Scholarship (nā T.Beamsley)

    Kei aku iti, kei aku rahi o ngā māta waka o te motu, tēnā koutou katoa! He mihi nūnui ki a koutou, Ngā Kaiwhakahau, i tautokotanga i a ahau ki tē huihuinga ‘Karanga rā! – Shout!’ i tērā tau. Kāore e kore nā koutou manaakitanga i whakatū ahau ki te hui-a-tau, ā ngā whakawhetai mōku… Read more »

  • New IFLA Indigenous Matters Section

    In January 2016, IFLA confirmed and welcomed the new Indigenous Matters Section. The section known also as “IM” is section number 50, and sits within Division III, Library Services. In October 2015, there were 41 registered members of the section; this number is expected to grow and it is an exciting time to be part… Read more »

  • Indigenous Matters Section – your chance to be part of the action! Extended deadline

    This is a Call to Action! We need 10 more registrations to form the section. Registration is open to any IFLA member (individuals or associations and institutions) passionate about indigenous peoples, their culture, language, and knowledge systems. Collaboration is essential for strong societies and strong libraries. It’s an effective way for us to connect our… Read more »

  • International Indigenous Librarians’ Forum (IILF)

    At the recent IILF, held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, it was confirmed that IILF 2017 will be held in Australia, IILF 2019 will return to Aotearoa in 2019.  IILF 2019 marks 20 years, and it with delight that we welcome the mauri stone, the forum and delegates back to Waipapa Marae, Tāmaki Makaurau.  Waipapa, was… Read more »

  • Are you an IFLA member? Register for the Indigenous Matters Section today!

    An opportunity exists for you to play a vital role in the next phase of Indigenous Matters within IFLA and the profession. The Professional Committee of the IFLA Governing Board made the decision to support the proposal to establish the INDIGENOUS MATTERS SECTION at its recent meeting in April.  There will be a two year… Read more »

  • Hui-ā-tau 2016 (Parihaka) – theme and dates confirmed!

    Mark the date in your calendar!  Hui-ā-tau 2016 will be held Wednesday 20 April to Saturday 23 April 2016 at Parihaka in Taranaki.  The theme for our annual hui is: Hoki ki tō maunga.