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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 Forum at The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa.

Tauranga Library Celebrates 150 years Tauranga Library Celebrates 150 years
Apr
6
2021 

Tauranga Library Celebrates 150 years

Sowing the seeds of future generations!

On this day, 7 April 1871, three men had a meeting at the Masonic Hotel about providing the local community with reading material. Little did they...
Te Pouhuaki | National Librarian, Rachel Esson, explains Te Pouhuaki | National Librarian, Rachel Esson, explains
Mar
15
2021 

Te Pouhuaki | National Librarian, Rachel Esson, explains

National Library's process of culling the Overseas Published Collections (OPC).

Libraries have been around for thousands of years. If society kept everything ever written whether, on tablet, scroll, parchment or...
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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