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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. 

Did you know that every land mass on the planet could fit into the Pacific Ocean and that there are 22 countries and territories in this vast area? Libraries in these countries receive huge variation in support ranging from sound and sustainable to non-existent.

LIANZA Submission to Local Government (Community Wellbeing) Amendment Bill

LIANZA strongly supports the amendment bill and reintroduction of the well-beings to the local government legislation.

An update on the Education Conversation 2018

LIANZA President-Elect Paula Eskett and Executive Director Ana Pickering participated in the first Education Summit last weekend in Christchurch.

If a librarian was the’ boss of education’ what do you think they would do first?

Let's add the vital voice of libraries to the education conversation

Advocacy in Action: summary of LIANZA's meeting with Minister of Internal Affairs

LIANZA attended a meeting last Monday with the Hon Tracy Martin, Minister of Internal Affairs, to discuss issues raised by LIANZA in the briefing documents sent to the new coalition government in November 2017.

LIANZA Briefings to Incoming Ministers

With the change of government after the 2017 elections, we put together the following briefings:

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.


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