Te Rōpū Whakahau is the leading national body that represents Māori engaged in Culture, Knowledge, Information, Communication and Systems Technology in 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 practitioners and their organisations 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.
This training is suitable for anyone seeking further understanding of mātauranga Māori and practical ways to implement this effectively in the workplace. It is particularly relevant for library and information professionals who are members of the LIANZA Professional Registration scheme.
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.
Library, Content and Service Delivery, Lincoln University,Canterbury. Applications close 4.00 pm, 20 May 2015. Further information about this role is available on the Job Vacancies page.
The IFLA Professional Committee has granted the Indigenous Matters Special Interest Group permission to investigate interest among its participating members in becoming an IFLA Section. In order for Section status to be granted, among other conditions, at least forty IFLA members must express an intention to join such a Section and to pay the applicable… read more
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
Continuing, full-time (37.5 hours per week). Library Access and Collections, University of Canterbury, Christchurch. Applications close 11 May 2015. Further information about this role is available on the Job Vacancies page.