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September 24, 2019 in Media Releases

Kiwi kids are proactive readers who love to read home-grown authors

The votes are in and Whitcoulls are delighted to announce their 2019 Kids’ Top 50 Books List today, September 23, 2019.  The big news is that Kiwi kids often discover…
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August 26, 2019 in Media Releases

New Association Manager for Booksellers NZ named

  From Booksellers NZ The Board of Booksellers NZ is delighted to announce the appointment of Dan Slevin to role of Association Manager, Booksellers NZ. Dan has over 25 years…
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August 8, 2019 in Media Releases

The Coalition for Books: a dynamic new organisation for New Zealand literature announced

A dynamic collaborative organisation has formed to make a tangible difference to the literary landscape of Aotearoa, supported by seed funding from Creative New Zealand (CNZ). During its initial year,…
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August 8, 2019 in Media Releases

This year’s Book of the Year for young readers is “The Bomb”

A sparkling story of courage and transformation has been judged the best book for young readers at this year’s national children’s book awards. The Bomb by Sacha Cotter, illustrated by…
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August 7, 2019 in Media Releases

Penguin Random House New Zealand announce Carrie Welch to depart

      6 August 2019 For immediate release Penguin Random House New Zealand announce Carrie Welch to depart Julie Burland, CEO Penguin Random House Australia & New Zealand (PRH…
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August 1, 2019 in Media Releases

Social issues a major theme for National Poetry Day celebrations

Climate change and the plight of refugees are the focus of some of the 150+ events in this year’s Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day, taking place on Friday August 23.…
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August 1, 2019 in Media Releases

WORD CHRISTCHURCH’S ‘SHIFTING POINTS OF VIEW’ BRINGS IMPORTANT CONVERSATIONS TO OUR CITY

WORD Christchurch is pleased to announce its spring season of events, Shifting Points of View, which runs 18 August – 14 September. Fifteen events over four weeks cover topics as…
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