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March 31, 2020 in Media Releases

Virtual Storytimes Aotearoa: A new programme announcement from The Coalition for Books

New Zealand schools, libraries and early childhood education centres are keen to ensure that children are still able to enjoy all that a good book has to offer during these…
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March 10, 2020 in Media Releases

Excellence Drives Fierce Competition in Ockham New Zealand Book Awards’ Shortlist

Debut writers and literary luminaries vie for the country’s premier book honours in today’s finalist announcement of 16 compelling works that explore and re-imagine the natural, cultural and creative landscapes…
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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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