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Funding supports library sector Funding supports library sector
Jul
6
2021 

Funding supports library sector

The New Zealand Libraries Partnership Programme (NZLPP) has created 180 library roles.

July 2020. The New Zealand Libraries Partnership Programme (NZLPP) funding package is established to retain and support librarians and library services so they can further help community recovery from COVID-19. This has enabled free and easy...
Fiona Farrell: Library books were our way out, our way up! Fiona Farrell: Library books were our way out, our way up!
Jun
18
2021 

Fiona Farrell: Library books were our way out, our way up!

We resurrected a library that was shaken to pieces. Surely we can repair one that’s showing its age.

Fiona Farrell writes about her love of libraries in this arresting essay commissioned by Public Libraries and published by the Spinoff. 

Minister thanks public libraries for their contribution Minister thanks public libraries for their contribution
Jun
1
2021 

Minister thanks public libraries for their contribution

Last week public library managers from around the country gathered in Wellington for their annual forum.

Rachel Esson, Te Pouhuaki National Librarian, introduced Hon Jan Tinetti, Minister of Internal Affairs, at the Public Libraries New Zealand (PLNZ)...
National Strategic Framework receives international recognition National Strategic Framework receives international recognition
Mar
1
2021 

National Strategic Framework receives international recognition

Read and learn what public libraries offer your community.

The National Strategic Framework of New Zealand has been picked up by an Australian library. Every few years, public libraries develop a national...
Seeking Young Writers Seeking Young Writers
Feb
9
2021 

Seeking Young Writers

NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme 2021 now open

The NZSA Youth Mentorship Programme offers aspiring four young writers (aged 15-18) a mentorship, from May to November, and is now open for...
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