LIANZA

The Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) is a non-profit, membership-based organisation that advocates on behalf of library and information professionals within the sector.

LIANZA — library and information sector professional organisation

The Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) is the library and information sector professional organisation in Aotearoa New Zealand. LIANZA plays a key coordination role in the industry. It does this through its regional and special interest group infrastructure, which provides an organisational structure for members seeking mutual support.

LIANZA serves and promotes the interests of the New Zealand library and information industry and professionals by:

  • providing continuing professional development
  • professional awards and recognition
  • publications and resources
  • advocacy and collegial support.

LIANZA website

National Library and LIANZA relationship agreement

The National Library has a longstanding relationship with LIANZA which is based on trust and mutual respect and formalised in a signed Relationship Agreement.

National Library and LIANZA relationship agreement (pdf, 1.55MB)