Te Rōpū Whakahau is the leading national body that represents Māori engaged in the Libraries and Information sector of Aotearoa New Zealand. Te Rōpū Whakahau is a Māori association guided by the whakatauki “waiho i te toipoto, kaua i te toiroa” and is founded on four core values: Whanaungatanga, Manaakitanga, Kaitiakitanga and Te Reo Māori. Te Rōpū Whakahau supports the library and information sector to empower whānau, hapū and iwi by providing development opportunities, indigenous and multicultural partnerships, and championing best practice around services, cultural responsiveness and accountability within the profession.
Register today for Hui ā Tau 2015. The theme of Te Rōpū Whakahau conference 2015 is Ngā Hīkoitanga o Mua [Footprints of History] which examines te iwi Māori in a post treaty settlement era and explores the challenges and opportunities for Library and Information practitioners. Nau mai, hoki mai ki Turanganui ā Kiwa.
Permanent, Full Time 37.5 hours per week. Library Liaison Team, Te Puna Mātauraka o Waitaha, University of Canterbury, Christchurch. Applications close 5 January 2015. Further information about this role is available on the Job Vacancies page.
The IFLA Indigenous Matters Special Interest Group invites proposals for the SIG programme. Help us make this a dynamic session by submitting a proposal for paper on a topic of your choice relating to the session theme. Theme: Indigenous Literacy: beyond bilingual signage and collection development Aligned with the Congress theme: Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development… read more
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 email@example.com before 31 December 2014. Further information about both awards is available on the Awards page.
The Hui ā Tau 2015 page has been updated to include the start and finish times for hui ā tau, as well the hui programme. Check it out!
Kāhui Kaitiaki: he oranga taonga he oranga tangata, is a network of Māori staff working in the museum and gallery sector. We are educators, collection managers, curators, managers, front-of-house staff, artists, volunteers and board members who come together as tangata whenua with a shared passion for taonga and the arts. Our hui give us the opportunity… read more