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Te Rōpū Whakahau Awards

Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori Award | Meri Mygind Wahine Toa Award
LIANZA and Te Rōpū Whakahau Joint Awards and Scholarships

Robin Hakopa Te Reo Māori Award 

Kaupapa

This memorial trophy was presented to Te Rōpū Whakahau at the Hui-ā-tau, Wellington 14-15th Huitanguru 2001. It represents the importance of te reo and tikanga to Māori cultural identity and Robin's personal contribution and commitment to librarianship.
The award recognises the recipient's commitment in promoting te reo and tikanga Māori within the library profession. This award will be presented annually at the Te Rōpū Whakahau Hui-ā-Tau.

Criteria

Send nominations to trw@trw.org.nz or by post to:

Robin Hakopa Award
Te Rōpū Whakahau
PO Box 5409
Wellington 6145
NEW ZEALAND
Nominations for 2012-2013 have closed. You are invited to submit nominations for 2013-2014 which will be awarded at Hui ā Tau 2014. Nominations close 31 December of each year.

Meri Mygind Wahine Toa Award 

Biography

Meri Mygind nee Aratema worked as the Senior Māori Reference Librarian in Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa – National Library of New Zealand. Meri also lectured in Māori Information Management at Te Wānanga o Raukawa in Ōtaki and provided reference and research advice to the Linden and Whakatāne campuses of Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi, the Tenths Trust, the Te Āti Awa Trust board and to colleagues, friends and whānau around the county and the world.

Kaupapa

This memorial award was presented by Te Rōpū Māori – Māori Staff Association of the National Library of New Zealand – Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa to Te Rōpū Whakahau at Takapuwahia Marae in 2007 in memory of Meri Mygind (Te Āti Awa and Ngāti Awa) and Senior Māori Reference Librarian at the National Library.

Criteria

Send nominations to kaiwhakahau@trw.org.nz or by post to:

Meri Mygind Award
Te Rōpū Whakahau
PO Box 5409
Wellington 6145
NEW ZEALAND
Nominations must be received by 12:00 noon Thursday 31 January 2013

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