Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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PIMN Professional development

Development of skills to enable excellent relationships and engagement with Pasifika people and resources.

Keynote Address 2014 - Damon Salesa

Damon Salesa invites us to enter Pacific New Zealand, one of the fastest growing NZ-born populations in New Zealand. How equipped is our profession to meet the challenge of these Pacific communities? Whether your community consists of a single Pacific Island family, or large, extensive populations, Damon’s presentation will start you on a path of understanding and connecting with this increasingly important sector of New Zealand society.

Judy McFall-McCaffery and Stephanie Cook - Connecting and thriving through integration: A (sP)acific example

Judy McFall-McCaffery and Stephanie Cook present their paper to the 2014 LIANZA conference on different approaches to teaching and supporting pacific students

Christina Muaiava and Judy McFall-McCaffery - Connecting through music and dance - The pacific experience

Christina Muaiava and Judy McFall-McCaffery conduct their workshop on using music and dance to engage and connect difference library communities.

In October 2014, many people took the time to respond to the LIANZA biculturalism survey. There were a wide range of opinions and responses around the issues relating to biculturalism in New Zealand libraries.



Pasifika Information Management Network

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Kia ora, Fakaalofa atu, Kia orana, Malo e lelei, Mauri ora, Ni sa Bula, Namaste, Taloha ni, Talofa lava and Warm greetings from the PIMN committee.

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