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.
Check out the Mātauranga page to find a workshop happening near you. This training is suitable for all levels. Usually held on marae, you have the opportunity to explore the Māori world with a library & information pōtae. Register today!
We seek 40-50 exceptional educators for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. If you are a teacher, passionate about making learning happen for all akōnga, then our leadership and/or teacher roles could be for you, no matter how much experience you have. Applications close Monday, 30 May 2016. Further information about this opportunity is available on the Job Vacancies page.
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
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
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
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