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Books and reading change lives. Writers shape our culture. We spread the word.

Our mission is to champion the lifelong engagement of New Zealanders in reading, and to lead the promotion and nurturing of NZ writers, writing and books.

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  New Zealand Book Council podcast series to explore the books that shape us

  Murder in the Library - Takapuna

NZ Book Council Talking Books podcast #1


Listen to Catherine Robertson, Rachel O’Neill, Pip Adam and Guy Somerset discuss Anna Smaill's The Chimes and Paul Cleave's Five Minutes Alone.

The Hiding Places: An interview with Catherine Robertson


We ask Catherine Robertson about her fourth novel The Hiding Places, which launches her writing into new and darker territory.

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