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  08-12-2016 - Aotearoa Summer Reads to inspire nation to choose home-grown talent

  29-11-2016 - Expert Team to Judge the 2017 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

  22-11-2016 - Book Awards longlist and new sponsor announced

  13-09-2016 - New Research Report into Kiwis’ Reading Attitudes and Behaviours

  03-08-2016 - Most Impressive Event Programme to Date for Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day

  03-08-2016 - For the first time in 70 years, New Zealand will hold the IBBY Congress

  26-07-2016 - Inspiring Kiwi Children to Read, Draw and Start Creative Writing is the Focus for the 2016 Finalist Authors’ Tour – New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

  26-07-2016 - The NZ Book Council brings Words on Wheels 2016 to Marlborough

  11-07-2016 - HELL gets more Kiwi kids hooked on books

  07-07-2016 - Toi te Reo: True Stories Told Live

  24-05-2016 - New Zealand Book Council AGM reminder

  12-05-2016 - 2016 Prime Minister’s Awards for Literary Achievement: last call for nominations

  11-05-2016 - Shearer, farmer and former soldier wins premier book award

  18-03-2016 - Reading changes lives – acclaimed reading advocate Miranda McKearney visits New Zealand to tell us why

  18-03-2016 - THE GREAT KIWI CLASSIC RETURNS – WITH A TWIST

  18-03-2016 - Storylines’ National Awards Shortlist Announced

  10-03-2016 - Complete Prose of James K. Baxter digitised for free access

  09-03-2016 - New Zealand literary talent recognised with prestigious fellowship

  08-03-2016 - Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Finalists Announced Debut writer nominated for $50,000 prize

  26-02-2016 - Bringing words to the mountain: the Ruapehu Writers Festival

  25-02-2016 - Venue and Date announced for 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

  27-11-2015 - EXPERT TEAM TO JUDGE THE 2016 NEW ZEALAND BOOK AWARDS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS

  20-11-2015 - Albert Wendt new patron for the New Zealand Book Council

  18-11-2015 - New Zealand’s national reading charity brings kiwi writers to Ōtāhuhu schools

  18-11-2015 - The quest for outstanding books for children and young adults begins!

  10-11-2015 - LEADING NEW ZEALAND CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARDS MERGE AND HELL PIZZA ENCOURAGES READING ADDICTION - PRIZE MONEY NOW TOTALS $59,500

  04-11-2015 - True Stories Told Live – Waiting

  03-11-2015 - New Zealand Book Council contracted to administer New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

  22-10-2015 - Wellington grant recipients cover a wide variety of causes

  16-10-2015 - Call for Judges in the 2016 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

  14-10-2015 - Into the River – Restriction Lifted

  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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