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Staff - Kaimahi

Library and Learning Services Teaching Support

Book in a teaching session for your students. Academic Learning Advisors and Subject Librarians can work with you to design and deliver workshops for your individual classes. We provide online and *face to face workshops.

  • Build whanaungatanga with orientation and introductory workshops.
  • Time of need – Book in assignment or tests targeted workshops 2-3 weeks before due dates.
  • Self-learning - Encourage tauira to book in for relevant online workshops via the library website.


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For support for Canvas and other online strategies and tools, please visit the Academic Centre Professional Development page.

Workshop Support

Contact an Academic Learning Advisor for:

  • For writing workshops
  • Study skills workshops 
  • Maths workshops

Your Academic Learning Advisors:

Karen Naude      Availability: Monday - Thursday 

Mona Malik        Availability: Monday - Friday 

Sabina Rehman (Maths specialist)   Availability: Monday - Friday 10am. to 1:30pm. 

Kavita Thube      Availability: Monday - Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm (Manukau and Technology Park)

Academic Learning Advisor Group Email:

Phone: (09) 968 8777 or (022) 08282128

Contact your Subject Librarian for student workshops on:

  • Library Skills
  • Research and Information Literacy
  • Referencing – APA or IEEE
  • Academic Integrity (Avoiding Plagiarism)

And for

  • Creating course specific Subject Guide resource and assignment pages
  • Embedding library resources into Canvas
  • Locating and curating online and print teaching resources

Your Subject Librarians:


Antonia Rust:

  • Floristry
  • Hairdressing
  • Horticulture and Landscaping
  • Social Work and Sport
  • Technology Park (Construction, Specialist Trades and Automotive) 

Diana McMahon-Reid:

  • Education
  • Languages and Community Education
  • Baking, Culinary & Hospitality
  • Secondary Tertiary Studies

Fred Ling:

  • Business and Digital Technologies
  • Maritime and Logistics
  • Technology Park (Professional Engineering)

Iva Matagi:

  • Nursing
  • Health and Counselling