Maori Services

​​Mihimihi/ Acknowledgements

E ngā reo, e ngā mana, e ngā hau e wha
Nau mai ki te Whare o te Mātauranga
Ahakoa he pātai nui, he pātai iti hoki
Kei ngā pūkenga mahi hei awhina atu
Nau mai, haere mai, whakatau mai

Greetings to you one and all
Welcome to the Rotorua District Library
No matter what your query big or small
Come on in, we’ll help you out
Welcome Welcome Welcome

Mātanga Māori Hungatiaki Pukapuka/ Māori Services Specialist

RDC Māori Services Specialist - Haki Tahana Ko Matawhāura rāua ko Kakepuke ōku maunga
Ko Te Rotoiti rāua ko Puniu ōku waitapu
Ko Te Arawa rāua ko Tainui ōku waka
Ko Haki Tahana taku ingoa, no reira
Tēnā koutou tēnā koutou tēnā tātau katoa

Tēnā koutou katoa - Haki Tahana is the Māori Services Specialist for the Rotorua District Library. His tribal affiliations are with Te Arawa & Tainui waka, Ngāti Pikiao - Ngāti Tamateatūtahi/ Kawiti - Ngāti Maniapoto - Ngāti Paretekawa. His experience as Māori Services librarian includes Hamilton, Whangarei and Te Puke public libraries. The Mātanga Māori Hungatiaki Pukapuka role supports

  • Information with a focus​ on Māori Collections
  • Improving visibility and access to the collection
  • Providing advice and assistance to the public
  • Identifying future needs and opportunities

Te Tiriti o Waitangi/ Treaty of Waitangi

The Rotorua District Library is committed to the Treaty of Waitangi to ensure library services meet the needs of the community and are adaptable as those needs change; the library:

  • Acknowledges Treaty of Waitangi obligations flowing from Central Government
  • Applies Treaty of Waitangi principles in their work policies & protocols
  • Recognises Te Reo Māori as an Official language of New Zealand


  

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