Kete Books Winter Reading catalogue out now

New NZ Books…

Here’s a link to the Winter Reading campaign on the Coalition website: 

This year’s catalogue features exciting new fiction, books for tamariki and rangatahi, a wide range of compelling nonfiction, and a selection of brilliant new books for Matariki. It brings together 77 new books from Aotearoa published in the lead-up to and over the winter months.

Digital and print versions


Printed catalogues
A printed version of the catalogue will be inserted into 30,000 subscriber copies of the New Zealand Listener on 17 June (cover date: 22 June) and will also be available in selected booksellers and libraries around the motu.

Downloadable printable versions are also available here.

Digital catalogues
View the digital edition of Winter Reading 2024 with links to the books on BookHub.

Matariki books selection

Thanks to Maatakiwi Wakefield (Kāi Tahu whānui, Te Ati Awa, Ngāti Toa, Ngāti Mutunga, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Maniapoto) and Ngapiu Tainui Maclure (Kāi Tahu whānui, Te Rarawa), Māori Library Services at Christchurch City Libraries, for help with the Matariki reading selection.

Read interviews with Maatakiwi and Ngapiu about this selection:
Starry cluster of new pukapuka give a bigger picture on Matariki
Storytelling at Matariki and Puaka

These articles and the Matariki pages of the catalogue also feature in the forthcoming edition of the LIANZA magazine Te Rau Ora Library Life.

These articles are also available on the LIANZA website.


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