Partners and Relationships
Te Rōpū Whakahau has a formal partnership
Library Information Association of New Zealand - Aotearoa
Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Te Rōpū Whakahau participates with the National Library of New Zealand
on projects and issues of mutual benefit to both
organisations and appoints representatives to National Library bodies and working groups or provides advice as one of the
National Library's stakeholders.
Te Rōpū Whakahau participates with Te Wānanga-o-Raukawa
in Ōtaki in the provision of Māori library and
information qualifications which offers professional development to Māori in the industry and trains new Māori information professionals.
International Indigenous Librarians' Forum
Te Rōpū Whakahau participates with indigenous information workers around the globe, uniting together to create a
singular, indigenous voice in the improvement of indigenous information workers, collection management and services to
indigenous clients. The forum meets regularly every two years beginning in
, New Zealand in 1999, Jokkmokk
, Sweden in 2001, Santa Fe, America in 2003, Regina, Canada in 2005, and Brisbane, Australia in 2007. In 2009 the Forum will return to Aotearoa New Zealand when it is held at Te Wānanga-o-Raukawa, Ōtaki.
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