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Logistics firm transports prizes nationwide

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 10:20 am | Books in Homes

After the Alan Duff Charitable Foundation, now known as Duffy Books in Homes, was formed in 1994 its first major supporter was global logistics business Mainfreight. More >>

Special Day for Dads

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 11:24 am | Books in Homes

521 fathers who go the extra mile to help out their children and their schools will be rewarded for their hard work in the week leading up to Father’s Day. One dad in each Duffy school will be the recipient of a special book as part of the Scholastic ... More >>

A collection of flash fiction to raise money

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 9:55 am | Books in Homes

Welcome to this sample teaser of our collaborative short story collection, Baby Teeth - Bite-sized Tales of Terror . More >>

Thousands of children to receive free books before holidays

Monday, 10 September 2012, 9:25 am | Books in Homes

From today until the end of term, tens of thousands of school children in more than 530 low decile schools will begin to receive two free books each from literacy charity Duffy Books in Homes. More >>

Duffy Mums rewarded

Tuesday, 8 May 2012, 11:39 am | Books in Homes

This week 527 Mums will be recognised for making an extra effort at their schools. More >>

Linda Vagana Takes On New Role

Wednesday, 21 July 2004, 3:25 pm | Books in Homes

After 61 tests with the Silver Ferns in a career that spanned more than 14 years, Linda Vagana has thrown away her netball shoes to take on a new challenge as General Manager of the Alan Duff Charitable Foundation Books in Homes. More >>

Tana Umaga for Prime Minister?

Friday, 18 June 2004, 11:39 am | Books in Homes

When 11 year old Jessica Pokotoki wrote a story about how she believed her hero, NZ All Black Tana Umaga, should be New Zealand's Prime Minister, she would have never guessed that a year later she would be actually meeting her idol! More >>

Tana Umaga New Zealand's Next Prime Minister?

Wednesday, 16 June 2004, 5:34 pm | Books in Homes

Tana Umaga For Prime Minister is just one of a collection of stories in the 2004 edition of Tikity Boo!, an anthology of children's writing and illustrations. Tikity Boo!, published annually by Books in Homes and produced by Learning Media Limited, ... More >>


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