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Longest-running NZ book awards go from strength to strength

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 1:44 pm | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

New Zealand’s current best children’s book authors and illustrators will be revealed in June 2015, as LIANZA (The Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) turns a fresh page in the illustrious history of its Children’s Book Awards. More >>

Shaping the future of libraries

Monday, 6 October 2014, 2:41 pm | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE: Monday 6 October 2014 Shaping the future of libraries Auckland will host the biggest gathering of library and information professionals in the country this month when around 650 local and international delegates, exhibitors and sponsors ... More >>

Libraries to lose funding with changes to Local Govt Act

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 2:10 pm | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

Libraries may miss out on vital funding for new building projects if proposed changes to the Local Government Act come in to effect, says the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA). More >>

Public urged to “Library Up” ahead of local elections

Monday, 9 September 2013, 2:23 pm | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

In the lead up to local elections, the public are being asked to question their local candidates about their stance on libraries – and to vote accordingly. With over 37.5 million library visits last year, the Library and Information Association of ... More >>

LIANZA welcomes future focus

Wednesday, 1 May 2013, 3:26 pm | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

The Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) is pleased to see the final report on the future structure of Queenstown Lakes District Council indicates that the reduction in library staff hours is not as large as originally ... More >>

Qualified librarians vital for knowledge society

Thursday, 11 April 2013, 5:04 pm | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

The Library and Information Association of New Zealand (LIANZA) is concerned that proposed changes to Queenstown Lakes District Council library structure and staffing will result in reduced numbers of professional qualified librarians and that the ... More >>

New Zealand Falls Short Of UNESCO Library Guidelines

Thursday, 8 November 2012, 9:57 am | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

The Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) is disappointed New Zealand will not have a new law to protect public libraries. More >>

Labour’s positive stance on Free Public Libraries welcomed

Tuesday, 5 July 2011, 12:45 pm | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

The Library and Information Association New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) welcomes Grant Robertson’s announcement of 30 June outlining Labour’s support for legislation to protect the provision of Free Public Library services. More >>

Librarians Oppose Ban On Parallel Importing

Wednesday, 22 July 2009, 4:08 pm | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

The Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) strongly opposes the re-introduction of a ban on parallel importing which would be a disaster for New Zealand libraries. “The re-introduction of a ban on parallel importing ... More >>

Master illustrator awarded the Russell Clark Award

Tuesday, 19 August 2008, 9:20 am | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

Christchurch based author and illustrator Gavin Bishop has received The Russell Clark Award for his intriguing hardcover picture book Rats (Random House), awarded at the LIANZA Children’s Book Awards ceremony at the National Library, Wellington today. ... More >>

Winners announced - LIANZA Children’s Book Awards

Wednesday, 11 October 2006, 9:40 am | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

The winners of the LIANZA Children’s Book Awards were announced on Monday night at an awards ceremony held at Wellington’s Michael Fowler Centre. The awards, encompassing New Zealand’s longest running book prize, celebrate excellence in children’s ... More >>

Best in New Zealand’s Children’s Books

Thursday, 9 October 2003, 8:19 am | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

Second Time Around for Two of the Best in New Zealand’s Children’s Books More >>

LIANZA Children’s Book Awards 2003 shortlist

Thursday, 7 August 2003, 10:36 am | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

LIANZA (Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa) celebrates Library Week August 11 – 17th with the release of the LIANZA Children’s Book Awards 2003 shortlist. More >>

Annual Library Award Highlights Kiwi Innovation

Tuesday, 10 September 2002, 5:13 pm | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

From Southland to Auckland 3M's 2002 Award for Innovation in Libraries has uncovered an array of exceptional Kiwi achievements. More >>

LIANZA celebrates Library Week 8 – 14 September

Monday, 9 September 2002, 11:27 am | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

LIANZA celebrates Library Week 8 – 14 September - with the announcement of the titles shortlisted for the 2002 LIANZA Children’s Book Awards. More >>

Finalists For 3M Award For Innovation In Libraries

Wednesday, 22 August 2001, 11:50 am | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

3M New Zealand Ltd and the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa are pleased to announce the finalists for the 3M Award for Innovation in Libraries. More >>

Libraries See The Need For A Information Strategy

Tuesday, 21 August 2001, 11:03 am | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

The Library Association (LIANZA) launched "Library Week" this week August 20th-24th. LIANZA will be using the week as an opportunity to promote the needed for a "National Information Strategy" in the wake of this month's "Knowledge ... More >>

Spencer Lilley Elected LIANZA President

Wednesday, 4 July 2001, 10:41 am | Library and Information Association of New Zealand

Spencer Lilley, Hokowhitu Librarian at the Massey University’s, Palmerston North Campus has been elected President of the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) for the 2001-2002 term. More >>

 

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