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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 >>

Interpreting Evil in Wellington

Monday, 6 August 2007, 2:02 pm | New Zealand Book Council

The master of interpreting evil and writer of The Bone Collector, Jeffery Deaver, will be in Wellington on Thursday 30 August to talk about his new novel, The Sleeping Doll. In The Sleeping Doll, Deaver introduces Special Agent Kathryn Dance, an expert ... More >>

The Mesmerist

Wednesday, 4 July 2007, 11:31 am | New Zealand Book Council

Fans of historical fiction should mark Monday 16 July on their calendars if they fancy a trip through Barbara Ewing's nineteenth-century Bloomsbury. More >>

Something from Nothing: An Upcoming Event

Friday, 1 June 2007, 2:05 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Like magicians pulling rabbits from hats, artists can appear to have magical powers as they pull pieces of art from their minds. On a quest to explore this creative process, writer/musician Gareth Shute interviewed some of New Zealand’s leading ... More >>

New Zealand Book Council Announces New Chief Exec

Wednesday, 9 May 2007, 10:24 am | New Zealand Book Council

A passion for books and a flair for literary marketing are just two of the traits possessed by the New Zealand Book Council’s new Chief Executive, Noel Murphy. More >>

Book Council Chief Executive Resigns

Tuesday, 13 March 2007, 10:20 am | New Zealand Book Council

New Zealand Book Council Chief Executive, Karen Ross, has announced her resignation from the organisation. More >>

Book In to Booked Out

Friday, 19 January 2007, 4:05 pm | New Zealand Book Council

There’s a bumper crop of visiting international writers for Wellington book lovers to pick their way through during February, as the New Zealand Book Council’s Booked Out literary season gets under way. More >>

International Travel Funding Available to Writers

Friday, 24 November 2006, 5:07 pm | New Zealand Book Council

New Zealand writers hoping to broaden their literary horizons through overseas travel, may be helped on their journeys in 2007 as part of the New Zealand Book Council’s International Writers’ Programme. More >>

Reign of the Kitchen Queens

Friday, 27 October 2006, 2:47 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Delicious discussions will be the flavour of the day when leading New Zealand foodies Lauraine Jacobs and Ruth Pretty take to the stage at Wellington's City Gallery. More >>

Books, Balls, Tracks and Hacks

Wednesday, 27 September 2006, 5:12 pm | New Zealand Book Council

Wellingtonians have the chance to hear some of New Zealand’s leading sports writers talk of their passion for Books, Balls, Tracks and Hacks during New Zealand Book Month. More >>

'A is for...' an Astounding Array of Narratives

Friday, 22 September 2006, 1:37 pm | New Zealand Book Council

What do Antarctica, Albert Einstein and Architecture have in common? They’re the next round of topics up for discussion in the New Zealand Book Council’s latest literary series, A is for…. More >>

   

 

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