Wednesday 2 September
Developing your school library servicesFull — wait list available
Monday 27 July 2020 to Friday 4 September 2020
Learn how to develop library services to support teaching and learning in your school, including using research, evidence, and feedback from your school community.
Developing digital literacy in your schoolFull — wait list available
Monday 10 August 2020 to Friday 18 September 2020
Develop your understanding of digital literacy and how it benefits students. Discover how your library collections, programmes, and services can contribute to digital literacy.
‘A real war job at last?’ Māori women and the armed forces during the Second World War
Wednesday 2 September 2020, 12:10pm to 1pm
Taiwhanga Kahau — Auditorium, National Library Wellington
Of the many books published about New Zealand’s military history there are none specifically dedicated to the story of Māori women who served in the armed forces during the Second World War. This presentation looks at the recruitment of Māori women into the auxiliary services, why they joined, and how their wartime service impacted on their post-war lives.
Part of: Public History Talk — 2020
Wellington’s first Pākehā arrivals: 1803-1839
Wednesday 2 September 2020, 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Programme Rooms, National Library Wellington
Just who were the early European visitors and residents who made the region around Whanganui-a-Tara their home well before the arrival of the ‘official’ permanent settlers of Wellington in 1840? Rhys Richards will tell us about some of these early arrivals.
Part of: Friends of the Turnbull Public Programme — 2020