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 »
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.
Indigenous Matters Section
Outcome: Indigenous Matters Section 50, formally established January 2016 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… Read more »
Māori Subject Headings Position Statement
Te Rōpū Whakahau recognises the value of Ngā Upoko Tukutuku and its relevance for library collections everywhere. It is another practical initiative that supports the everyday use of te reo Māori and equitable access to print and digital information. Te Rōpū Whakahau supports the following position statement: Māori Subject Headings | Ngā Upoko Tukutuku is… Read more »
Vicki-Anne Heikell – 2015 Meri Mygind Wahine Toa Award Recipient
Congratulations to Vicki-Anne Heikell, 2015 Meri Mygind Wahine Toa Award Recipient. Read more about Vicki-Anne and her outstanding contribution to the profession and her expertise in the care of ngā taonga i tuku iho on the Meri Mygind Wahine Toa award page.
Sheeanda Field – 2015 Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori Award Recipient
Congratulations to Sheeanda Field, 2015 Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori Award Recipient. Read more about Sheeanda and her outstanding contribution to te reo Māori on the Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori award page.
Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project – New South Wales, Australia
Did you know? The Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project aims to make accessible the rich archival collections of the State Library of New South Wales. The site features historic word lists, records and other documents relating to Indigenous Australian languages. http://indigenous.sl.nsw.gov.au/ More about it: At the time of Australian settlement in 1788, there were some 250… Read more »
IFLA World Library and Information Congress Participation Grants
The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2015 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates to attend IFLA WLIC 2015 by waiving their registration fee. Additional expenses need to be covered by other sponsorship or by candidates themselves. Priority is given to those applicants: who are a first time attendee to the… Read more »
Calling all members! Nominations open for the Robin Hakopa and Meri Mygind Awards
Know someone who deserves recognition? Nominations are open for the Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori award and the Meri Mygind Wahine Toa award. Email your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org before 31 December 2014. Further information about both awards is available on the Awards page.