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  14-09-2015 - Top New Zealand writers inspire students in Christchurch

  14-09-2015 - The Fourth Fabulous Poetry Competition 2015

  14-09-2015 - Decision to place an interim ban on Into the River alarming for Kiwi readers

  07-08-2015 - Toi te Reo | Language Through Art at City Gallery Wellington

  07-08-2015 - New Zealand Book Council connects rural Northland schools with celebrated NZ children’s poet

  07-08-2015 - New Zealand Book Council sponsors creative workshops for young writers these school holidays

  29-06-2015 - New Zealand Book Council/Creative New Zealand International Travel Fund grants open

  15-06-2015 - #MatarikiMash – wordplay on twitter for Matariki!

  12-06-2015 - New Zealand Book Council AGM 2015 – Invitation Reminder

  12-06-2015 - NZ Writers inspire young talent in Tauranga

  07-05-2015 - Witi Ihimaera to Address ‘State of NZ Literature’ at Dunedin Writers and Readers Festival

  01-05-2015 - Schools Beat the Sunrise to Workshop with New Zealand Writers at DWARF

  30-04-2015 - New Zealand Book Council podcast series to explore the books that shape us

  30-04-2015 - Murder in the Library - Takapuna

  23-04-2015 - Five New Zealand writers turn orators for True Stories Told Live event at Festival of Colour

  23-04-2015 - NZ children’s writers meet Wanaka new entrants on their first day at school

  21-04-2015 - New Zealand Book Council members special event offer - Wanaka/Dunedin

  17-03-2015 - Janet Frame’s Owls Do Cry announced as the 2015 Great Kiwi Classic book

  17-03-2015 - Bernard Beckett on the National Library’s transformation of its services to schools

  17-03-2015 - OECD findings on why boys are likely to be poorer readers than girls

  15-01-2015 - Nominate your Great Kiwi Classic

  11-11-2014 - Young authors & readers to create soundtracks for e-books in the classroom

  30-10-2014 - Stellar writers spin true stories at LitCrawl event in Wellington

  23-10-2014 - Booknotes Unbound celebrates a first year of great reading

  16-10-2014 - World War One Book Club broadcast on Radio NZ

  19-09-2014 - Participants announced for graphic novelist and comic artist exchange

  12-09-2014 - New Zealand Book Council/Creative New Zealand 2014/15 International Travel Fund grants announced

  03-09-2014 - New Zealand Book Council CEO Catriona Ferguson talks on Radio New Zealand about our efforts to encourage life-long readers

  14-08-2014 - New literary translation prize for NZ secondary schools, to be judged by Eleanor Catton

  05-08-2014 - World War One Book Club events to explore WWI literature

  29-07-2014 - Meet bestselling crime writer Karin Slaughter in Wellington

  25-07-2014 - New Zealand Book Council/Creative New Zealand International Travel Fund grants open

  22-07-2014 - Applications open for graphic novelist and comic artist exchange



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