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Council of New Zealand University Librarians (CONZUL)

The Council of New Zealand University Librarians (CONZUL) is a committee of Universities New Zealand–Te Pōkai Tara and as the collective leadership of Aotearoa New Zealand’s academic libraries provides a national perspective and expertise related to academic libraries.


  • Commits to Te Tiriti o Waitangi through partnership with tangata whenua, to support Māori education and research.

  • Acts collectively to enhance the value and capacity of our university libraries.

  • Boldly leads and innovates in the delivery of services and facilities for our communities.

  • Creates environments that enable our communities to build and share knowledge that has real-world impact.

CONZUL Strategic Priorities 2022–2025

Open Access

The following documents on Open Access have been produced for or by CONZUL:

Key UNZ contact

Committee members

  • Sue Roberts, University of Auckland (Chair)
  • Kim Tairi, AUT
  • Michelle Blake, University of Waikato
  • Linda Palmer, Massey University
  • Trish Wilson, Te Herenga Waka–Victoria University of Wellington
  • Helen Thomas, University of Canterbury
  • Roger Dawson, Lincoln University
  • Mike Wall, University of Otago