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Kiwis love to read inspiring stories and life-changing books

Monday, 23 July 2018, 11:06 am | Whitcoulls

The Whitcoulls Top 100 Book List announced today (Monday 23 July 2018) reveals an interesting new trend. Kiwis readers love books that either motivate them to improve their lives or true stories that inspire. More >>

Kiwi Kids’ Choose NZ Writers for their Favourite Books

Monday, 2 October 2017, 8:51 am | Whitcoulls

When Kiwi kids’ got the chance to vote for their favourite books they voted overwhelmingly for New Zealand writers said Whitcoulls, as they announce their Kids’ Top 50 Books list today. More >>

Kiwi readers" favourite books

Monday, 31 July 2017, 9:04 am | Whitcoulls

When it comes to voting for their favourite books, Kiwis prefer to read books that have been recommended to them and those that have been adapted for the screen. More >>

New Zealanders’ favourite reads are books that become movies

Monday, 25 July 2016, 10:34 am | Whitcoulls

New Zealanders’ favourite reads are books that become movies The power of movies impacts on New Zealanders favourite books as Whitcoulls today announce their Top 100 books List, and celebrate 20 years of polling New Zealanders about their best ... More >>

Whitcoulls celebrate resurgence in reading with Love Books

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 1:58 pm | Whitcoulls

To celebrate the resurgence in New Zealanders’ reading – particularly amongst our nation’s younger readers – Whitcoulls is holding Love Books Week, to particularly recognise the importance of this area of the business, which will run from May 9 ... More >>

Customer demand sees Whitcoulls open two new stores

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 9:51 am | Whitcoulls

Whitcoulls is delighted to announce the opening of two new stores in Auckland. One in the heart of the CBD at 55-57 High Street, which opens its doors on November 12; the second, in the new Northwest Shopping Centre development in West Auckland. More >>

Record number of Kiwi kids vote in Whitcoulls Top 50 poll

Monday, 21 September 2015, 9:44 am | Whitcoulls

Kiwi kids’ enthusiasm for books knows no bounds, with Whitcoulls receiving more than 16,000 votes for their Top 50 books in 2015. Their appetite for books, often at expense of digital alternatives, is consistent with the sales Whitcoulls record ... More >>

Whitcoulls and their customers give to Kiwi kids in need

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 12:56 pm | Whitcoulls

At Christmas, Whitcoulls and their customers help to make a difference in their local communities by giving to children’s charities. They do this by donating cute and collectable Teddy Bears that Whitcoulls produces every year, to gift to Kiwi kids’ ... More >>

Whitcoulls sell record-breaking jigsaw puzzle

Saturday, 25 October 2014, 12:07 pm | Whitcoulls

Puzzling is huge and it just got bigger with Whitcoulls releasing EDUCA Puzzle 33600 into New Zealand. This striking wildlife puzzle by top international artist Adrian Chesterman contains the largest number of pieces of any jigsaw puzzle in the world. ... More >>

Kiwi’s love to read and vote for their top books

Monday, 28 July 2014, 10:49 am | Whitcoulls

Since 1998, Whitcoulls has been asking Kiwi kid’s (and adults as well) to nominate their favourite books and from Monday 28 July 2014 they get the chance to cast their votes again. More >>

Whitcoulls Top 100: Kiwis prefer young adult & classics

Monday, 21 July 2014, 1:56 pm | Whitcoulls

To compile their Top 100 List for 2014, Whitcoulls again asked New Zealanders to vote for their favourite books and authors. And while classic novels continue to appeal to Kiwi readers, 2014 marks a significant new trend – the increasing popularity ... More >>

Whitcoulls' Top 20 Reads 2013

Monday, 2 December 2013, 2:25 pm | Whitcoulls

With all the planning that goes in to Christmas meals and summer holidays, it’s great when someone takes a few tasks off your hands. More >>

Santa’s back in town

Monday, 11 November 2013, 12:02 pm | Whitcoulls

The iconic Santa that welcomes shoppers to Auckland’s Queen St is now back on his yuletide perch. Contractors have this morning (Sat. 9 Nov.) erected the giant replica of Santa Claus on the Whitcoulls building on the corner of Victoria Street West and ... More >>

Kiwi authors prominent in Kids’ Top 50 books

Thursday, 3 October 2013, 10:54 am | Whitcoulls

New Zealand authors are grabbing the attention of our younger readers with three of the top 11 and 10 of the top 50 kids’ books for 2013 written by Kiwis, one more than last year. More >>

Kiwi authors prominent in Kids’ Top 50 books

Monday, 23 September 2013, 3:37 pm | Whitcoulls

New Zealand authors are grabbing the attention of our younger readers with three of the top 11 and 10 of the top 50 Kids’ books for 2013 written by Kiwis, one more than last year. More >>

Classic titles & beloved authors dominate readers’ Top 100

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 10:29 am | Whitcoulls

Classic titles & beloved authors dominate readers’ Top 100 Whitcoulls readers have again voted for their favourite books and authors and while the number of votes is up, Kiwi readers still seem to appreciate the classic titles. More >>

Month of Milestones as Whitcoulls Celebrates 130 years

Thursday, 20 June 2013, 11:44 am | Whitcoulls

One hundred and thirty years ago this month the business then known as Whitcombe & Tombs was founded to become only the 15th limited liability company in New Zealand. More >>

Whitcoulls to Stop Accepting Booksellers Tokens from 31 May

Thursday, 2 May 2013, 12:09 pm | Whitcoulls

As from May 31, Whitcoulls stores will no longer redeem Booksellers Tokens or accept Booksellers Exchange Cards. However, Booksellers Tokens and Exchange Cards will still be available for both purchase and redemption from more than 200 independent and ... More >>

Old favourites stand the test of time

Monday, 24 September 2012, 8:43 am | Whitcoulls

Classic stories and much-loved authors continue to take pride of place in Kiwi kids’ book bags. More >>

Iconic Auckland store gets $3m makeover

Wednesday, 1 August 2012, 10:01 am | Whitcoulls

One of Queen Street’s landmark heritage buildings is having a $3 million-plus makeover. More >>

 

 

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