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


Student Awards

LIANZA works with Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) and the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand to reward the best and brightest. Our student prizes are awarded annually for excellence in library and information management studies.

Academic Liaison Librarian


Are you an experienced Library professional able to think outside the square? Are you interested in belonging to a team which plays a pivotal role in connecting people and information resources? Do you have a passion for working with students and academic staff to help them achieve their research goals? You may be just the person we are looking for.

Library Assistant

Permanent, part-time (20 hours per week). Five positions available across our three Wellington campus sites.

Pasifika Library Navigator

Are you looking for an opportunity to support Pasifika scholarship and make a real difference? Do you want a role which will provide you with extensive professional development opportunities? Do you want to work in a supportive and varied academic environment?

Kaiawhina - Library Assistant

Te Puna Mātauraka | University of Canterbury Library

  • Part-time (30 hours per week), continuing (i.e. permanent) position

Kia hiwa rā, kia hiwa rā

Tēnei e hī ake ana i a koutou ngāi remurere ki ngā mahi o te whare puna kia whakakao mai ki te kāhui kaimahi o Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha.

Nau mai, haere mai, tauti mai!

Information Services Librarian

We are seeking a librarian with energy and initiative to become a part of our Information Services Team. You will participate in the provision of face-to-face and online point-of-need reference and information services and will be involved in contributing to the provision of research skills tutorials for students in undergraduate and bridging courses. You will provide opportunities for on-campus and online students to achieve success through effective use of Library services and resources.   

Abstract submissions closing soon: APLIC 2018

The Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018 program committee invites proposals relating to the conference theme: Roar | Leap | Dare.

Future Skills

The goal of this project was to assist library and information profession to meet the challenges of tomorrow's information environment.

Teen Services Fundamentals

An Infopeople online course, beginning  10 February – 9 March 2015

Does your work in the library include service to teens? Do you want to increase your confidence and competence in providing fundamental teen services?

Librarian and author Sarah Flowers will share resources, experiences, and ideas for working with this energetic and enthusiastic age group (commonly defined as ages 12 to 18). As a result of the course, you'll be able to:

Libraries Aotearoa: Past Present and Future

A presentation on Libraries Aotearoa (#brandlibraries) by Working Group Chair Vye Perrone at LIANZA Conference in Auckland, October 2014.

Libraries Aotearoa represents all New Zealand libraries. From school to academic, from public to specialist, we're one powerful network, able to guide our country on its journey towards knowledge.


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