Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
Te Rau Herenga O Aotearoa

Governing Documents

LIANZA is an incorporated society (by Act of Parliament in 1939) and is governed by it's Rules and Code of Practice. 

All changes to the Rules are developed in consultation with the Rules Committee and voted on by its members. 

The Code of Practice is more operational and can be changed by majority vote of the LIANZA council.



LIANZA is governed by our Rules which details the objects and powers of the Association, the National Council and membership and subscriptions.

Code of Practice

The LIANZA Code of Practice provides information and guidelines for the day to day activities of the Association and may be amended or altered by LIANZA Council.

Code of Professional Conduct

The Code of Professional Conduct (from LIANZA Code of Practice - Part One)

LIANZA Strategic Plan

Updated by LIANZA Council annually, our Strategic Plan outlines goals and accomplishments of the Association. Read the 2018 Strategic Plan here.

Code of Conduct and Complaints

At LIANZA we aspire to a community where all comers feel welcomed, safe, included, and supported in both our online spaces and at every event that we hold.


A glossary of useful terms and abbreviations that will help you understand LIANZA and the library sector more fully

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