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


On the 21st May, 2018 the States Services Commission (SSC) organised the first of three Open Government Partnership (OPG)  workshops.

Assistant Librarian – Information Services

Southland Hospital

  • Permanent, full-time (40 hours per week), 1 FTE

Here at the Southern DHB the community and patients lie at the heart of our mission. Integral to this is a commitment to creating a high performing organisation with a focus on quality and providing the right care, in the right place, at the right time.  

Our Library Service is looking for an Assistant Librarian to be based at Southland Hospital to assist in the provision of Library Services to the SDHB.

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

Research Advisor

• Do you love information and working with people?
• Scion needs you to support progressive research in forestry and the bioeconomy
• Scion's Knowledge Centre, Rotorua - New Zealand's adventure playground!

LIANZA Briefings to Incoming Ministers

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

In May 2005 the government announced that it would provide more than 53 million dollars to implement a New Zealand Digital Strategic Framework.

National Information Policy Position Paper - Information Literacy And Reading Literacy

This Paper :

  • Explores the place of information literacy and literacy in the wider context of a national information strategy and the changing information environment..

  • Places information literacy/literacy in the context of current govt goals

  • Suggests possible govt action

  • Outlines the potential contribution of LIANZA and libraries

  • Provides some relevant international examples and precedents

LIANZA Copyright Bill Oral Submission March 2006

Oral Submission to the Commerce Select Committee on the Copyright (New Technologies and Performers’ Rights) Amendment Bill, 22 March 2006
By Tony Millett

While LIANZA supports much of what is in the Bill, there are serious concerns about some of its provisions.

LIANZA Submission On The New Zealand Digital Content Strategy - Dec 2006

LIANZA response to the draft New Zealand Digital Content Strategy.

LIANZA Submission On The Copyright (New Technologies And Performers’ Rights) Amendment Bill - Feb 2007

LIANZA, the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa / Te Rau Herenga o Aotearoa, representing 459 public, educational, commercial, industrial, legal and government libraries in New Zealand, welcomes the opportunity to make the following Submission on the Copyright (New Technologies and Performers’ Rights) Amendment Bill.


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