Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa

LIANZA is the national organisation supporting professionals working in library and information management services throughout New Zealand. Founded in 1910 LIANZA now has more than 2,000 members made up of both individuals and institutions (including all major public libraries, and the majority of tertiary and special libraries). These libraries serve two thirds of the New Zealand population.

LIANZA serves and promotes the interests of the library sector in New Zealand through the provision of:

  • Advocacy and collegial support
  • Relevant publications and resources
  • Continuing professional development
  • Professional awards and recognition

Conference Dates and Sites

24 – 27 September 2017
Christchurch, New Zealand

*Officers change June 30, 2017



Te Paea Paringatai
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
University of Canterbury


Louise Lahatte
Auckland Council


Joanna Matthew
156-158 Victoria St
PO Box 12212
Wellington, New Zealand 6144
Phone: +64 4 801 5542
Fax: +64 4 801 5543