The School Library Association of New Zealand Te Puna Whare Matauranga a Kura (SLANZA) aims to strengthen and promote the role of school libraries, to enable all school communities to become information literate.
Through our National Executive portfolios and regional networks, we aim to:
provide a national voice for school library teams - School Librarians and Library Assistants, Teacher Librarians, Teachers with Library Responsibility and school staff involved in managing school libraries
advocate for the critical role of school libraries in reading, teaching, and learning; and to provide support and networks for school library staff
improve the professional standing, working conditions and qualifications for all staff involved with school libraries