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Bestselling Crime Writer Talks at Wellington City

Monday, 28 July 2014, 12:21 pm | New Zealand Book Council

International bestselling crime writer Karin Slaughter and Crime Watch blogger Craig Sisterson will meet for the first time, thanks to the New Zealand Book Council, Wellington City Library and Random House NZ. Karin Slaughter is visiting Auckland and Wellington ... More >>

Books vital for toddlers, says New Zealand Book Council

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 4:32 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Books vital for toddlers, says New Zealand Book Council New Zealand’s leading national reading charity, the New Zealand Book Council, is concerned by new statistics revealing that approximately one-third of toddlers are not read to daily. “A growing body ... More >>

Join the hunt for the ‘Great Kiwi Classic’

Wednesday, 15 January 2014, 6:29 pm | New Zealand Book Council

The Auckland Writers Festival and the New Zealand Book Council invite readers throughout the country to embark on a hunt for the ‘Great Kiwi Classic’. Which book is more deserving of classic status: the twisted rural gothic of Ronald Hugh Morrieson’s ... More >>

NZ Book Council launches new online hub for Kiwi booklovers

Friday, 18 October 2013, 11:01 am | New Zealand Book Council

The New Zealand Book Council today proudly launches Booknotes Unbound – www.booknotes-unbound.org.nz – a vibrant new online books hub for Kiwi readers. More >>

Two doctors fly north for winter

Friday, 10 May 2013, 4:12 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Two of New Zealand’s most exciting creative doctors will be giving the Far North a creative injection from 27 May. More >>

True Stories Told Live storytelling cabaret - tis the season

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 1:25 pm | New Zealand Book Council

The Book Council’s intimate and energetic cabaret-style storytelling evening True Stories Told Live is returning to Wellington on December 4. More >>

New Zealand Book Council Launches Books and Brekkie

Friday, 28 September 2012, 12:02 pm | New Zealand Book Council

The New Zealand Book Council this week launched the Books and Brekkie programme which will see schools nationwide able to easily create a multidimensional reading event. More >>

The New Zealand Book Council Launches Books and Brekkie

Friday, 21 September 2012, 12:13 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Auckland, [19 September] 2012 – New Zealand school kids will be surprised, delighted, entertained and inspired by some of the country’s top writers at a series of Books and Brekkie events. More >>

Young Auckland writers thrive with expert tuition

Monday, 28 May 2012, 11:51 am | New Zealand Book Council

Young Auckland writers thrive with expert tuition Twelve-year-old Arianna Bacic, from Northcross School, has won the hotly-contested Auckland Speed Date an Author writing competition. Speed Date an Author , part of the New Zealand Book Council’s ... More >>

Storytellers invoke Christmas spirit for fundraiser

Monday, 28 November 2011, 3:48 pm | New Zealand Book Council

A stellar line-up including a dame, a leading actor and an award-winning writer will tell their Christmas tales at the Book Council’s True Stories Told Live fundraiser event in Wellington. More >>

Trues Stories Told Live for Christchurch Sept 30

Wednesday, 29 September 2010, 4:24 pm | New Zealand Book Council

The New Zealand Book Council, the Auckland Museum and Unity Books have gathered a talented, literate and entertaining bunch of people to raise money for the Christchurch Red Cross Appeal. More >>

Young critics excel in book review competition

Friday, 3 September 2010, 4:37 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Three discerning young readers will have their book reviews published to teachers nationwide, as winners of a new Book Council competition for children. More >>

Top Authors Inspire Young Manawatu Writers

Friday, 13 August 2010, 4:03 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Nine-year-old Lydia Whyte from Carncot School has won the hotly-contested Manawatu Speed Date an Author writing competition. Speed Date an Author is part of the New Zealand Book Council’s Writers in Schools programme. More >>

Budding young writers to "speed date" authors

Tuesday, 8 June 2010, 3:09 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Over 50 intermediate-level children will get the benefit of years of accumulated writing experience at the New Zealand Book Council’s Speed Date and Author event in Palmerston North on Wednesday 16 June. More >>

Speed dating with a twist for budding writers

Monday, 8 February 2010, 4:53 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Promising teen writers will take the fast lane to becoming New Zealand’s top creative talent when they get to “speed date” a group of authors in Hawera on February 15th 2010 . More >>

New Zealand Book Council names new chair

Thursday, 8 October 2009, 2:41 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Former Creative New Zealand chair Peter Biggs is the new chair of the New Zealand Book Council. He replaces Maggie Barry, who stood down from the council’s board in July following her move to Auckland. Acting chair Owen Marshall says the Book ... More >>

New Zealand nurse talks about Darfur experience

Tuesday, 9 October 2007, 2:49 pm | New Zealand Book Council

"Darfur broke my heart and drained my soul," says Lisa Blaker, a New Zealand nurse who will discuss her new autobiography Heart of Darfur at a New Zealand Book Council event in Wellington on 31 October. More >>

Correction: Random Women - Wellington Only

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 4:40 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Apologies, this event is for Wellington only and the two Auckland events as noted in this morning's press release was an error. Wellington fans of Marilyn Duckworth, Barbara Else and Shonagh Koea can catch these leading New Zealand writers when they ... More >>

Random Women

Thursday, 4 October 2007, 10:56 am | New Zealand Book Council

Wellington fans of Marilyn Duckworth, Barbara Else and Shonagh Koea can catch these leading New Zealand writers when they celebrate the release of their latest books, published by Random House publishing. More >>

Exposing tricky lawyers

Thursday, 16 August 2007, 12:41 am | New Zealand Book Council

Best-selling Scottish crime fiction writer Quintin Jardine will be in Wellington on Tuesday 4 September to talk about his new novel, Death’s Door, as part of the New Zealand Book Council’s ‘Written in Blood’ crime fiction series. More >>

 

 

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