Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Waiata, taonga and tohu at library conference

Leading an impressive group of speakers and presenters on key issues and collaborations for libraries and indigenous communities are Keynotes Rangimarie Hunia, Whanau Director of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Rawa Board, Director of Rangitia Investments and Professor Wiremu Doherty, Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, New Zealand Maori educationalist and academic and creator of The Ranga Framework.

A glimpse into the future of libraries

New Zealand librarians will get an insight into the future of libraries thanks to a visit from a highly rated international futurist speaker. Thomas Frey, Executive Director and Senior Futurist at the DaVinci Institute 

Baruk Jacob - ComicsAlly: A Collaboration to support the comics scene

Baruk Jacob presents his paper to the LIANZA 2014 conference in Auckland on setting up a collaborative website to promote graphic novels in New Zealand.

This paper discusses the setting up of a collaborative website to solicit and present comic art and related content from Aotearoa New Zealand. The purpose of the site is

Shaping the future of libraries

Auckland will host the biggest gathering of library and information professionals in the country this month when around 650 local and international delegates, exhibitors and sponsors from New Zealand and overseas converge for the annual LIANZA Conference.

Wendy Butcher and Patsy-Ann Street: Life-long Learning With Older Adults - Our Experiences

Wendy Butcher and Patsy-Ann Street present their paper to the 2009 LIANZA conference on the value of libraries with an aging population.

Ada Nally: Who Are The People In Your Neighbourhood?

Ada Nally presents her paper to the 2009 LIANZA conference on community engagement in libraries.

Anand Kochunny: Using Web 2.0 As A Collaboration Tool

Anand Kochunny presents his paper to the 2009 LIANZA conference on the advantages and disadvantages of using a wiki in library environments.

Brenda Chawner: Talking To The World

Brenda Chawner presents her paper to the 2009 LIANZA conference on marketing and communications using social media.

Terri Elder: Leading The Library Up The Garden Path: The Development Of The University Of Canterbury Sculpture Trail

Terri Elder presents her paper to the 2009 LIANZA conference on the University of Canterbury's Sculpture Trail project.

I’m very grateful for the opportunity to be here at the Lianza conference today to talk with you about the development of the Sculpture Trail at Canterbury University by our Library.

What I propose to do in the limited time we have is to offer you an overview of the trail, and how it was developed. We’ll then go on to consider some of the potential issues and benefits of the trail, and mull over how these might be relevant to the wider library profession.

Terehia Biddle: Kei Hea Te Taunga Mai O Aku Kupu? Where Will My Words Rest?

Terehia Biddle presents her paper to the 2009 LIANZA conference on The Treaty of Waitangi and how government documents are stored.

Our place, our people

  • Established in October, 2000
  • 4 offices in Wellington, Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin
  • Hold government created records in perpetuity
  • Hold the government to account for its actions
  • Official repository for The Treaty of Waitangi and other significant documents
  • 145 FTE


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