Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Advocacy

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board

Viv Kerr, Education and Development Manager at Hawke’s Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) has transformed her library in to an integral part of the community. 

Librarian and Public Health Support

Be part of a dynamic team making a difference in people’s lives

The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand is the largest problem gambling service provider in New Zealand with locations throughout the country and 58 staff.

Qualified counsellors provide free, professional and confidential counselling services for both gamblers and others affected by gambling and a dedicated public health team works on harmful gambling issues in the community using a health promotion approach.

Making Rights Real {Napier}

We've teamed up with IHC Community advocacy to bring you a free workshop on exploring attitudes and actions to include people with intellectual disabilities. 

LIANZA has a role in advocacy to support libraries in asserting the crucial role they play in communities. We write submissions to funding/governing organisations and are sometimes able to support these in person.

#brandlibraries

The goal of #brandlibraries is to create a unified vision of New Zealand libraries that clearly articulates the economic and social value of New Zealand libraries.

Marrakesh treaty

LIANZA has received a letter from the Hon Jacqui Dean concening the Government's decision to join the Marrakesh Treaty. The LIANZA Standing Committee on Copyright supports this decision.

Last year Philip Calvert posted to the NZ-Libs email list asking librarians for examples of barriers in libraries that blocked or hindered access for people with physical impairments. He received a number of messages with examples and has condensed them a blog post.

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

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