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NZLLA Conference 2017

Posted 17/03/2017

New Zealand Law Librarians’ Conference 2017

Embracing the future - diversity and innovation

Date: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th September 

Venue: The Boatshed, Wellington Waterfront

The Conference Committee are delighted to announce our three keynote speakers:

 Una Jagose QC

Solicitor General since February 2016, Una leads the Crown Law Office and is the professional head of the Government’s 800-plus team of in-house lawyers. Una joined Crown Law in 2002, was team leader of the Public Law Group from 2007, and appointed Deputy Solicitor-General in 2013. Una was Acting-Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau from 2015-2016.  Before joining Crown Law Una  was Chief Legal Advisor at the Ministry of Fisheries.

Julia Whaipooti

Chair of JustSpeak and passionate advocate for social change and access to justice. Julia has been involved in the Community Law movement for the past seven years as a volunteer, advocate, lawyer, and until recently as the Kaitakawaenga / National Māori Coordinator. You can follow Julia on Twitter @Jubes11 or read more about the work she does for JustSpeak at

Andrew Butler

Distinguished lawyer, legal scholar and a leading authority in public law, human rights protection, judicial review, and trusts and equity. Andrew, along with co-author Sir Geoffrey Palmer, has recently published A Constitution of Aotearoa New Zealand, aimed at stimulating debate about New Zealand’s constitutional arrangements. Find out more at


Our provisional programme is available now.

Registration is now open.  Register online (uses Google Forms), or download a registration form (use this form if you cannot access Google Forms).  

Please note that there are no shared or single day registrations available.

Registrations are limited to 100 delegates. 


Conference Sponsors

We are pleased to acknowledge this year's conference sponsors

Thomson Reuters - Premium Sponsor

Thomson Reuters



Wolters Kluwer CCH LexisNexis
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Thanks also to our exhibition sponsors

HeinOnline Justis
Cambridge University Press Bloomsbury
HeinOnline InMagic Genie Plus
InMagic GeniePlus Oxford University Press
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Sponsorship to attend the NZLLA 2017 Conference


The NZLLA are offering to sponsor 5 members to attend the 2017 Conference in Wellington on 7th and 8th September.