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Staff - Kaimahi

Library & Learning Services Workshop Support

Build-in workshop sessions 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.

For support with Canvas and other online strategies and tools (including AI and assessements) please visit the Academic Centre Professional Development page and contact 


Subject Librarian with students facing her

Contact an Academic Learning Advisor for:

  • For writing workshops
  • Study skills workshops 
  • Maths workshops

Your Academic Learning Advisors:

Karen Naude      Availability: Monday - Thursday  

Sabina Rehman (including Maths sessions)   Availability: Monday - Thursday

Academic Learning Advisor Group Email:

Phone: (09) 968 8777

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