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NDF- 2017 has ended

Kia ora koutou, welcome to NDF2017! The livestream is available from 8.45am on Tues 21st November.

Nominations are now open for "The big thought" and "The big takeaway" conference awards
Visit http://tiny.cc/ndfnomination to make your nomination.

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Ariana Tikao

Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand
Research Librarian

Ariana Tikao (@arianatikao) is the Research Librarian, Māori (arrangement & description) at the Alexander Turnbull Library. She is of Kāi Tahu descent, with strong links to the Canterbury/Banks Peninsula area. Ariana is also a singer-songwriter, particularly interested in reviving waiata from her whānau, hapū and iwi, and is an avid exponent of taonga puoro. Her most recent Turnbull Gallery exhibition was Wāhine: Beyond the dusky maiden, an exhibition acknowledging and celebrating the mana of Māori women.

Claire, Honiana and Ariana's keynote address is sponsored by Te Puna Mātauranga National Library of New Zealand.