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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Whakahau Webinar Series

Whānau led research project Speaker: Ria Wihapi Waikerepuru Wednesday 5 May 11am (NZST / UTC +12.00) 2021 Free Webinar link here The life-long collection of Te Reo Māori activist Te Huirangi Eruera Waikerepuru, was developed on a digital platform in 2018/19 by a whānau-led research project. Initiated under the Museum Studies Advanced Research Practicum, the… Read more »

Kia hiwa rā! Kia hiwa rā! Notice of AGM 2021

E te iti, me te rahi tēnā koutou katoa He mhi nunui ki a koutou, nā koutou te mahi tika me te pono. Nō reira, ngā mihi ki a koutou katoa i roto i ngā āhuatanga o te wā. Please be advised that the Annual General Meeting for Te Rōpū Whakahau will be held on: Date:… 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 »

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  • 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 »

  • Māori Land Court Minute Books Index – Open Access

    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 »

  • IFLA 2018 Indigenous Matters Post Congress Satellite Meeting

    Hard to Reach Libraries and Users: Indigenous Perspectives When: Saturday, September 1-Sunday, September 2 Where:  Pustaka Negeri Sarawak (Sarawak State Library) Objectives To support the provision of culturally responsive and effective services to indigenous communities throughout the world. To promote international cooperation in the fields of library, culture, knowledge and information services to indigenous communities… Read more »