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

LIANZA Professional Recognition Awards

Every year LIANZA recognises professional excellence and honours the contributions made by its members to the library and information profession in New Zealand.
 
LIANZA Professional Recognition Awards include:  
    • Associateships
    • Fellowships
 
The LIANZA Professional Recognition Awards are managed by the LIANZA Credentials Committee.

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION AWARDS & NATIONAL GRANTS AND AWARDS HANDBOOK 2019
We've put together a handbook that outlines each award and includes tips and tricks for your applications. 

The handbook has information you need to make an application and should be used to guide your submissions.
Download the handbook and share it with your colleagues to encourage them to apply! 


FELLOWSHIP
A fellowship is the highest level of professional attainment awarded by LIANZA. It's awarded to a personal member of the Association who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, teaching or research qualities and as a result, has made a significant contribution to the advancement of librarianship and/or information management. 

  • Frequency: Annual
  • Closing date: Thursday, 30th May, 2019
  • Last awarded to:
    • Anahera Morehu
    • Bernie Hawke
    • Greg Morgan
    • John Garraway
    • Vye Perrone

Send application to officeadmin@lianza.org.nz 
Download application form here.


ASSOCIATESHIP
A LIANZA associateship is a significant professional achievement and demonstrates your commitment to professional learning, the impact you make in your workplace and your contribution to the wider library and information sector.  You can apply for a LIANZA Associateship. 

You need to hold LIANZA Professional Registration and have been a personal member of LIANZA for at least five years to be eligible for a LIANZA Associateship. 
  • Frequency: Annual
  • Closing date: Thursday, 30th May, 2019
  • Last awarded to:
    • Joann Ransom

Send application to officeadmin@lianza.org.nz 
Download application form here.


LETTER OF RECOGNITION
A LIANZA Letter of Recognition can be awarded to an individual or organisation has rendered a significant and special service to the library and information profession within New Zealand Aotearoa or demonstrated commitment to the profession over a period of time. In contrast to the LIANZA Award of Professional Excellence which focuses on your workplace, the Letter of Recognition recognises a one-off achievement that has benefited LIANZA or the wider library community.

  • Frequency: Annual
  • Closing date: Thursday, 30th May, 2019

Send application to officeadmin@lianza.org.nz 
Download application form here.


AWARD OF PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE
The LIANZA Award of Professional Excellence is given to members who have shown excellence and innovation in their workplace such as developing a really innovative approach to a challenge, or solved a key problem in their workplace, or who have helped to raise the profile of library and information services within their community. You can either apply for or be nominated for this award. 

  • Frequency: Annual
  • Closing date: Thursday, 30th May, 2019
Send application to officeadmin@lianza.org.nz 

JOINT LETTER OF RECOGNITION FOR BICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT WITHIN NEW ZEALAND AOTEAROA
This award is made to an individual or organisation who/which has rendered a significant and special bicultural service to the library and information profession within Aotearoa, or demonstrated commitment to biculturalism over a period of time to the profession, or made an outstanding contribution biculturally to librarianship, libraries or information management in New Zealand.  

  • Frequency: Annual
  • Closing date: Thursday, 30th May, 2019

Send applications to officeadmin@lianza.org.nz 
Download application form here. 


HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP
Any person who has given distinguished service in furthering the objectives of LIANZA may be elected an Honorary Life member with full membership rights. Honorary Life Members shall not be required to pay a subscription.
There is no closing date to nominate someone from an Honorary Life Membership-nominations will be accepted at any time by LIANZA Council. 


For even more detail on these awards, please see the LIANZA Professional Recognition Awards & National Grants and Awards 2019 Handbook 

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