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And the winners are…

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 3:24 pm | Public Libraries of New Zealand

Public Libraries of New Zealand is proud to announce that the winners in its Libraries change lives competition have been decided. The web and social media competition ran during July and August and was designed to encourage stories that demonstrated ... More >>

Gaming workshops lead to 'aha' moments

Friday, 15 July 2016, 12:29 pm | Public Libraries of New Zealand

An NZCER evaluation has found a recent pilot project that offered gaming workshops in seven public libraries around New Zealand boosted young people’s interest in science and technology and inspired them towards a career in gaming, programming ... More >>

Public libraries a solution to the Digital Divide

Wednesday, 27 November 2013, 4:13 pm | Public Libraries of New Zealand

The 2013 World Internet Project New Zealand (WIPNZ) Report identifies a significant number of New Zealanders with no or limited access to the web. More >>

Proposed Local Government Changes Threaten Public Libraries

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 9:28 am | Public Libraries of New Zealand

The second phase of the Government’s Better Local Government Programme threatens to limit access to libraries in growing communities. The Local Government Act 2002 Amendment Bill (No 3) proposes to limit the use of development contributions to community ... More >>

New Chair for Public Libraries of New Zealand

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 5:02 pm | Public Libraries of New Zealand

Public Libraries of New Zealand, the Association of Public Library Managers, has appointed Debbie Duncan, Upper Hutt City’s Community Services Manager as its new chairperson. More >>

New Executive Director For Public Libraries

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 9:52 am | Public Libraries of New Zealand

Public Libraries of New Zealand (the Association of Public Library Managers) has appointed digital strategist and marketer Tim Antric as their new executive director. More >>

Digital Services in High Demand at Public Libraries

Tuesday, 22 January 2013, 5:21 pm | Public Libraries of New Zealand

New Zealanders are increasingly using digital library services such as computer and Wi-Fi internet access, EBooks, and audio books, while use of traditional services remains high. Recently released annual statistics on public library usage during ... More >>

 

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