Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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I went from barely stepping foot in a gallery or museum to seeing two or three a day. Highlights included the Civil Rights Museum, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s homestead, The Gateway Arch in St Louis, The River Museum, and the Cleveland Fine Arts Museum. Lowlights included the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Ulysses S. Johnson’s home.

Submission on the Electronic Interaction Reform Bill

The Community Archive (formerly the National Register of Archives, where groups other than government can list their holdings) is an important repository of data for New Zealand and requires a clear future pathway. Support and training for community groups in using this archive, sustainability of its management and acknowledgement of its significance to New Zealanders are key. We do not see such a pathway in this document.

I am writing on behalf of the Library Association of New Zealand Aotearoa to comment on the proposed WHOIS privacy change.

 I hadn't so I sent the following cheeky E-mail to Mary Taylor one of the managers:

 "Robyn's impending visit"

Hi Mary, 



Brace yourselves I'm going to have a short rant.  

There's a lot of talk about resilience at the moment. 


Oh wow, twice in one week, first with NBR and now the New Zealand Herald. Here's another one of our Letters to the Editor.

You didn't expect us to sit back and take it, did you?! Here's the original article: 

I would like to invite you to the first Kapiti Libraries Professional Network gathering! Following on from the success of the Hutt Libraries Professional Network launched by Taitu Lemessa, those living and or working up the Kapiti Coast will also be provided with an opportunity to get together an


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