Library and Information Advisory Commission appointments
Library and Information Advisory Commission
Internal Affairs Minister Peter
Dunne today announced three appointments to the Library and
Information Advisory Commission (LIAC).
pleased to announce that Haneta Pierce, Carolyn Robertson
and Helen Tait have been appointed for one-year terms. I
believe their extensive experience will be of great benefit
“LIAC’s role is to advise me on the
latest developments and opportunities within the library and
information sector. I consider that it remains well placed
to handle the challenges ahead,” said Mr Dunne.
Dunne thanked the outgoing members Sharman Buckle and Haromi
Williams for their
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Gordon Campbell: On First Time Voting (Greens)
For the last two days, I’ve turned my column over to a couple of guest columnists who are first time voters. They’ve been asked to explain why they were voting, for whom and what role they thought their parental upbringing had played in shaping their political beliefs ; and at the end, to choose a piece of music. Today’s guest columnist is Ana Avia-O’Connor, who will be casting her first time vote on Saturday for the Greens.
If I didn’t know any better, it would seem the world has conspired for me to be a Green Party voter. Parents, Green voters? Check. Participation in bilingual education that stressed the importance of inquiry, solidarity and the Treaty? Check. Some sort of vegetarian leanings (seven years and counting, jus’ sayin’)? Check. However, above all of that, I’m voting Green because I believe in supporting the importance of every New Zealander’s contribution to Aotearoa, from the hairdresser in Foxton to the fisherman in Bluff. You could say that I like the cut of the Greens’ jib. More>>