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Timeline

1990 

  1. Futures Group of NZLA recommended that the Treaty of Waitangi be included in the Association's mission statement

1991 

  1. Sue Pharo (President of NZLIA) set up the Bicultural Special Interest Group (BicSiG)
  2. Te Hikoi Mārama won the Bell Ameritech Award (now the 3M Award) for library innovation. Editors Rangi Black, Theresa Graeme, Jane Wild and Chris Szekely gave prize money to Te Rōpū Whakahau for a 2nd edition to be printed

1992 

  1. NZLA members voted to change the name of the Association to the New Zealand Library & Information Association of New Zealand - Aotearoa (LIANZA) and its Māori name, Te Rau Herenga o Aotearoa
  2. Treaty of Waitangi was included in the mission statement of the NZLIA July 1992
  3. Training hui for Māori in libraries was held at Te Puea Marae, Mangere. 45 participants attended and it was decided that a national hui should be held
  4. November 1992 – the first Te Rōpū Whakahau National Hui was held. It was decided the group become a SIG of NZLIA

1993 

  1. Te Hikoi Mārama - Te Rōpū Whakahau's first publication, 2nd edition launched
  2. Te Ara Tika : Māori and Libraries : A Research Report launched by NZLA & BicSIG
  3. NZLIA/ALIA joint conference - Te Rōpū Whakahau invited Aboriginal delegates. These delegates formed ATSILIRN as an outcome of their visit to Aotearoa and seeing what Te Rōpū Whakahau was doing
  4. Te Rōpū Whakahau voted on being partners with NZLIA

1994 

  1. Ka Mahi Tonu : Biculturalism in New Zealand Librarianship, 1992-1994 - launched in Wellington
  2. Te Rōpū Whakahau hui held at Takapūwahia
  3. NZLIA/Te Rōpū Whakahau partnership voted on and accepted at NZLIA Conference

1995 

  1. He Puna Taunaki launched at NZLIA Conference
  2. Masterton Partnership signed February 1995

1996 

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Whangarei; Hui-ā-Tau changed to March
  2. Te Rōpū Whakahau constitution written
  3. Te Rōpū Whakahau became an incorporated society

1997 

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Turangawaewae, Waikato
  2. Te Ara Tika : Guiding Voices : Māori Opinion on Libraries and Information Needs - launched in Wellington
  3. NZLIA Bicultural Plan
  4. NZLIA/Te Rōpū Whakahau Partnership officially signed at the NZLIA Conference, Wanganui

1998 

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Ōtaki - DipMIM mooted
  2. NZLIA name change to Library & Information Association New Zealand Aotearoa = Te Rau Herenga o Aotearoa (LIANZA)
  3. New bicultural image for LIANZA

1999 

  1. DipMIM started at Te Wānanga o Raukawa, Ōtaki, New Zealand
  2. Te Rōpū Whakahau web page - own ISP
  3. Te Rōpū Whakahau list serve established
  4. Māori Subject Headings Working Party established with CatSIG and BicSIG
  5. Hui-ā-Tau, Waipapa Marae, Auckland; International Indigenous Librarians' Forum, 1-4 November

2000 

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Poho o Rawiri Marae, Gisborne, 1-3 March
  2. Te Rōpū Whakahau National Information Policy workshop at Te Puni Kōkiri 25 August

2001 

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Herenga Waka Marae, Victoria University of Wellington, 14–17 February
  2. Māori Subject Headings Phase 2 report to LIANZA & Te Rōpū Whakahau, August
  3. International Indigenous Librarians' Forum, Jokkmokk, Sweden, 5-8 September
  4. Papers presented by Hinureina Mangan & Sally Pewhairangi at the Netsafe Symposium, Auckland
  5. He Puna Taunaki launched on the website
  6. "Strengthening your Reo" article in Library Life initiated
  7. Kaihautū/Director appointed for the Māori & Information Management degree at Te Wānanga o Raukawa
  8. Bachelor Māori & Information Management programme given NZQA status

2002 

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Waihi Marae, Taupo, 30 January-2 February
  2. Bachelor Māori Information Management (at Te Wānanga o Raukawa) began in March
  3. Submission made to National Library Bill and verbal presentation made to the Science Select Committee
  4. Te Rōpū Whakahau Tāmaki Regional Hui, Waipapa Marae, University of Auckland 18 October 2002

2003 

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Orakei Marae, Takaparawha, Auckland, April 2003
  2. Launch of Māori Subject Headings Phase 3, October
  3. International Indigenous Librarians' Forum 2003, Santa Fe, New Mexico, November 9-13
  4. Sequoyah Research Centre Symposium, Little Rock, Arkansas, America, November 14-15
  5. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Ann Reweti
  6. Te Hikuroa Hui-ā-Tau, Auckland

2004 

  1. Te Rōpū Whakahau – Re-incorporated status
  2. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Rau Aroha Marae, Bluff, 31 March–3 April
  3. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Raniera Kingi
  4. Te Rōpū Whakahau website redeveloped
  5. Te Hikuroa Hui-ā-Tau, Auckland
  6. Launch of Iwi-Hapū Names List on the National Library web site

2005 

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Maketu Marae, Kawhia, 13–16 April
  2. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Haneta Pierce

2006 

  1. Hui-ā-Tau, Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rawhiti Roa, Whangarei, 18–22 April
  2. Robin Hakopa Award recipient – Anahera Morehu
  3. Launch of Ngā Ūpoko Tukutuku | Māori Subject Headings, Wellington
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