Latest News

  • Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

    Educational publishing entrepreneur and literacy advocate Dame Wendy Pye, who received an honorary Doctor of Education. ‘Teaching the world to read’ has been educational publishing phenomenon Dame Wendy Pye’s mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the life-changing impact of her early literacy resources to children

    Continue reading
  • New Zealand Book Council’s new toolkit aims to support arts events

    A new set of free resources aims to provide event organisers with extra support. The New Zealand Book Council’s Event Support Kit offers downloadable resources including checklists, templates and strategies for event organisers. It also includes links to existing Book Council resources, such as the extensive Writers Files and an online

    Continue reading
  • A wave of women’s voices carry Best New Zealand Poems 

    The latest edition of the online anthology Best New Zealand Poems is now live, featuring 25 poems chosen by Dunedin-based novelist, poet, playwright, and non-fiction author Fiona Farrell. The International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML) at Victoria University of Wellington has published the anthology annually since 2001, with support from

    Continue reading
All News