Here are some personal details about me:
Full Name: Antony
Percy Upton Millett
Date of Birth:
May 1942, Takapuna
Auckland 0622, New Zealand
(64) (09) 488 1321
(027) 233 1890
School, North Shore, Auckland 1947-1951
Preparatory School, Remuera, Auckland 1952-1954
College, Otahuhu, Auckland
University of Auckland
Saint John’s Theological
New Zealand Library
(University of Auckland)
DipNZLS (post-graduate Diploma of the
Zealand Library School)
the New Zealand
Library Association 1971
the New Zealand
Library Association 1991
Life Member, the Library and
Information Association of New Zealand
Library Association John Harris
Fellow, University of Waikato
Former Occupation: Librarian
The University of Waikato
Library, Hamilton 1968-2005
held: Senior Assistant /
Assistant Librarian, Acquisitions
Development Services Manager
The Library and
Information Association of
New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA)
Society of Genealogists
May 1942: Born at Takapuna, Auckland.
1942-1963: Lived at 14, later re-numbered 24 Minnehaha
June 1942: Baptised at St Mark’s Church,
Campbell’s Bay Primary School.
1952–1954: Attended King’s Preparatory School, Remuera.
1955–1959: Attended King’s College, Otahuhu (Parnell
House). School Certificate 1957,
University Entrance 1958, Higher School Certificate 1959. House prefect. School librarian.
August 1955: Confirmed in the Chapel of
King’s College, Otahuhu.
1960–1963: Attended University of Auckland. Bachelor of Arts (majoring
Literature and History) 8 May 1964.
1964–1966: Attended St John’s Theological College, Meadowbank,
New Zealand Library School,
Borthwick House, The Terrace, Wellington.
Mary Fleming Prize (for cataloguing and classification). Dip. NZLS. (post-graduate
Diploma of the New
Zealand Library School) 8 December 1967.
1968–December 2005: Employed at the
University of Waikato Library, Hamilton:
Senior Library Assistant / Assistant Librarian Acquisitions Department
1968, Head of Acquisitions Department
1969, Deputy University Librarian 1972, Administration Services Manager,
Business & Development Services Manager.
1968–1970: Lived at 1 Dillicar Street, Whitiora, Hamilton.
1969: Met life-long partner Sonny Te Karu.
1970–1982: Lived at 72 Forest Lake Road, Forest Lake,
June 1971: Associate of the New Zealand
1972: Leave to study library planning
and design at university libraries in Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide and Melbourne.
1973–1975: Member, NZLA Public Relations Committee.
1975–17 February 1976: Study leave to
visit university libraries and library book suppliers in Britain and Europe
(Paris, Geneva, Interlaken, Vaduz (Liechtenstein), Vienna, Munich, Frankfurt
(for Book Fair), Wiesbaden, Amsterdam, The Hague, Hamburg, Copenhagen, Stockholm),
Portland (Oregon), Honolulu and Tokyo.
1977–1980: Chair, NZLA University, College &
Research Libraries Section.
Member, Trustees of the National Library’s
Working Group on Computer-Based Bibliographical Services.
1979–1983: Member, NZLA Library Automation Group.
1982: Purchased house at 14 Chesterman
Road, Riverlea, Hamilton.
Lived at 14 Chesterman Road, Riverlea,
April–19 June 1982: Visit to Los Angeles,
San Francisco, Las Vegas and Grand Canyon, San Diego, Los Angeles and Honolulu.
1983–2005: Member, Committee / Council of New Zealand
Whāngai adoption of Kawe Junior Enoka (born
19 April 1978), then aged 7.
Member, NZLA Library Resources Committee
Member, New Zealand Library Resources
Trustees of the National Library’s
Sub-Committee on New Zealand Bibliographical Services.
1986: Member, Working Party to Review Cataloguing
in the National Library.
Member, NZBN Network Advisory Committee.
1988–?: Member, Data Research System New Zealand User
March–23 June 1989: Visit to St Louis
(to visit Data Research Associates), Chicago, New York, Philadelphia,
Washington DC, Boston, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Buffalo (to visit William
Hein and Co. re books and serials for Law Library), Calgary, Vancouver, San
Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles and Honolulu.
August–1 November 1990: Visit to Los
Angeles, Chicago, Britain, Paris, Amsterdam, Toronto and Honolulu. Association
of Commonwealth Universities
Travelling Fellowship to visit university libraries in Britain. Attended British
Council course at
Newcastle-upon-Tyne on library planning and design.
November 1990: General Staff Award (“in
recognition of an outstanding contribution to the automation of the Library”).
1991: Member, Kiwinet Advisory Committee.
1991–?: Member, NZVCC’s Standing Committee on Library
July 1991: Fellow of the New Zealand
Library Association (“in recognition of distinguished, sustained and unstinted
contribution to New Zealand librarianship, particularly relating to
bibliographical, resource and networking matters”).
February–14 March 1992: Visit to Los
Angeles, Chicago, St Louis (to attend Data Research System Users’ Group
meeting) and Honolulu.
Member, NZLIA / NLNZ Joint Standing Committee
March–15 May 1994: Visit to Los Angeles,
San Diego, Washington DC, Chicago, Vancouver, San Francisco and Honolulu.
2014 : Member, NZLIA Working Group on
Copyright / Copyright Taskforce / Standing Committee on Copyright (Chair 2009–June
of Waikato Copyright Officer. Member, NZVCC Standing Committee on
October–12 December 1996: Visit to Los
Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Houston, New Orleans, Washington DC, New York,
Chicago, Toronto, San Francisco and Honolulu.
1999–2004: Member, CEIRC (CAUL Electronic Information
October–16 November 2000: Visit to Los
Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, Miami, Washington DC, New York, Boston, Toronto,
Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco and Honolulu.
September 2001: LIANZA Letter of
Recognition (for “sustained and tireless effort on behalf of LIANZA and
libraries in the area of copyright and, in particular, parallel importing”).
September 2005: Honorary Life Member of LIANZA
(“The award of Honorary Life Member is the highest award the Library and
Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa can bestow on a Fellow of the
Association. It acknowledges the deep
respect and admiration in which the recipient is held”).
December 2005: Retired to Takapuna.
2005–: Lived at 10 O’Neills Avenue,
September 2007: New Zealand Library
Association John Harris Award (“in recognition of Bibliography of New Zealand
Bibliographies and other
bibliographies, considered to be noted published work which represents a
contribution to New Zealand librarianship”).
November 2007: Honorary Fellow of the University
Genealogical and family history research
28 July 2016
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