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ARANZ and RIMPA Global form Memorandum of Understanding

Archives & Records Association of NZ (ARANZ) and The Records and Information Management Practitioners Alliance Global (RIMPA), two leading industry bodies in records, information and archives in Australia and New Zealand, are thrilled to announce that they have entered into a MoU which provides members from both organisations the opportunity to access additional educational content, online resources, and discounted member rates to attend events.

“Partnering with ARANZ provides all New Zealand Information Management practitioners with additional opportunities, shared resources, increase collaboration and a bigger voice when advocating for IM changes in ANZ” – Anne Cornish, CEO RIMPA Global
The provision of education to members is paramount to both RIMPA and ARANZ and this agreement will allow all members to access content and events that covers records, information and archives. As part of the added benefits, you get from holding either ARANZ or RIMPA membership, you also receive:
• access to weekly/monthly newsletters
• iQ/ALERT publications
• access to online communities to seek advice and information
• reciprocal member rates for conferences and workshops, digital and physical

This new partnership will conduct an inaugural virtual joint event to be held on Tuesday, 29th November, with the official announcement of the MoU made by Anne Cornish CEO (RIMPA) and Evan Greensides, President of ARANZ.  The webinar will also include presentations by thought leaders Carol Feuerriegel and Doug Lambert of Inland Revenue NZ, and Paul O’Donoghue from Institute of Environmental Science. This is a great teaser for what’s in store in 2023, with the first in person event planned for Friday, 24 February 2023 in Wellington.
“Building on our collaborative efforts within the Information Management and GLAMiR spaces, I am thrilled to align the values and support offered to our members with our colleagues at RIMPA. A broader horizon of lifelong learning, networking and a deepening of our knowledge base has opened for members of both organisations.” – Evan Greensides, ARANZ President.
For ARANZ members to receive the documented benefits above simply click here to access.
For RIMPA members to access ARANZ benefits click here.