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  1. Effective Governance - LIANZA launches online learning course

    Kia ora

    Today we launch another of our online learning courses — Effective Governance: Some guidelines to get you started. 

    Making a decision to stand for election to a governing body or a community organisation is not one that should be taken lightly. You need to carefully consider your skills and the responsibilities of your role.

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  2. Library Life Poll - Are we bicultural?

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    The September theme of Library Life explores biculturalism. We are looking for contributions of articles, images and other stories on this theme. Tell us about bicultural initiatives you have started, activities which you run or values and kaupapa which inform the way you work.

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  3. Library Life #426 - August 2014 now online

    This awards themed issue celebrates our wonderful award recipients, the hugely successful LIANZA Children's Book Awards and HELL Pizza Reading Challenge. Not to mention the usual news, views and ideas.

    Stop whatever you're doing and download it now!

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  4. All you need to know about LIANZA14 in one handy booklet!

    Conference supplement coverKi te iti me te rahi, tena koutou katoa,

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  5. Authors, books and pizza a perfect trinity

    The LIANZA Children’s Book Awards have sparked a new level of interest this year with the support and partnership of Hell Pizza.

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  6. 2015 Conference Convenor Appointed, 3 More Key Positions to Fill!

    We’re delighted to announce that Debbie Duncan, Community Services Manager at Upper Hutt City Library has been appointed Convenor or our 2015 Conference in Wellington, November 8 – 11 at TSB Arena in Wellington.

    Now we’ve appointed Debbie we’re looking to build her team and appoint other key roles on the Conference Committee:

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  7. LIANZA Conference 2014: Registrations Open

    He mihi mahana tēnei ki a koutou katoa.  Nau mai, piki mai, haere mai ki Tāmaki Makaurau, hei hononga, hei whakaako, hei manaaki i tō tātou iwi.  Me hoki whakamua, kia haere whakamuri.
    Registrations are open!

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  8. LIANZA Questions Political Parties ahead of the General Election

    With the General Election just around the corner, LIANZA has written to all currently registered political parties  seeking their views on issues that not only affect the library and information management sector but issues that are important to ensuring New Zealand citizens benefit from a healthy and effective library and information service.

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  9. Thriving Under Fire

    • Are you pressured by demanding customers?

    • Do you get abused by aggressive and angry customers?

    • Do you quake in the bottom of your boots whenever you spy a particular customer approaching?

    • Do you get upset when customers complain?

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  10. Our koha to Kiwi illustrators and writers - 2014 LIANZA Librarians’ Choice!

    Librarians are able to vote for their favourite finalist as part of the 2014 LIANZA Children’s Book Awards celebrations, proudly sponsored by HELL Pizza.

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