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.
Register today for Hui ā Tau 2016. Join us in April at Parihaka for unique Taranaki experience. Nau mai, hoki mai!
Check out the Hui ā Tau 2016 page under events for the latest updates. Early bird registration is extended to 29 February 2016!
In January 2016, IFLA confirmed and welcomed the new Indigenous Matters Section. The section known also as “IM” is section number 50, and sits within Division III, Library Services. In October 2015, there were 41 registered members of the section; this number is expected to grow and it is an exciting time to be part… read more
An exciting opportunity exists for a Research Services Manager. Join a great team at the University of Canterbury Library, Christchurch. Applications close 28 January 2016. Further information about this role is available on the Job Vacancies page.
We are currently looking for two Community Team Leaders to join the Libraries & Information Unit based in either Spreydon Library or Linwood Library, Christchurch City Council. Applications close 6 December 2015. Further information about this opportunity is available on the Job Vacancies page.
We are currently looking for an Information Librarian, Māori Kōpuka Kāituara to join the Libraries & Information Unit, Christchurch City Council. Applications close 29 November 2015. Further information about this opportunity is available on the Job Vacancies page.