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$20 Million Book Voucher Give Away

Thursday, 1 March 2012, 10:31 am | NZ Book Month

Media Release 1 March 2012 $20 Million Book Voucher Give Away to Get Kiwis Reading NZ Book Month has announced it will give away more book vouchers than ever before – about 4.3 million - so that “every New Zealander” gets the chance to find ... More >>

Booksellers NZ to run New Zealand Book Month 2012

Thursday, 11 August 2011, 1:09 pm | NZ Book Month

The team at Booksellers NZ has been appointed to project manage New Zealand Book Month. March 2012 will be the sixth time that the national celebration of reading has been held. Booksellers NZ was appointed by the Board of the Book Month Charitable ... More >>

Changing lives through books

Wednesday, 9 March 2011, 12:54 pm | NZ Book Month

This month more New Zealanders than ever before will be able to buy a book for as little as five dollars – thanks to a promotion by New Zealand Book Month designed to put books into the hands and homes of Kiwis. Now in its sixth year, New Zealand ... More >>

Changing lives through books

Tuesday, 8 March 2011, 2:37 pm | NZ Book Month

This month more New Zealanders than ever before will be able to buy a book for as little as five dollars – thanks to a promotion by New Zealand Book Month designed to put books into the hands and homes of Kiwis. More >>

Book Month Moves to March

Thursday, 17 June 2010, 4:21 pm | NZ Book Month

New Zealand Book Month (NZBM) will take place each March from 2011 to better fit with the book industry’s annual calendar and to build a broader reach for the campaign. New Zealand Book Month has previously been held in October. More >>

New Zealand Kids' Words Worth Thousands

Friday, 13 November 2009, 1:39 pm | NZ Book Month

With the country’s first and largest Wordbank officially closed for business, New Zealand Book Month, ASB and children’s authors from across the country are delighted at how Kiwi kids have put pen to paper to express their appreciation for the worth ... More >>

Ponsonby Road’s great celebration of NZ Book Month

Friday, 30 October 2009, 5:22 pm | NZ Book Month

As New Zealand Book Month festivities draw to a close this Saturday, 31 October, the finale promises to be a show stopper, showcasing one of New Zealand’s best-loved authors on a refurbished fire engine surrounded by celebrities on Auckland’s Ponsonby ... More >>

NZ Book Month: Of Beer and Books

Wednesday, 14 October 2009, 10:13 am | NZ Book Month

A glass of wine at a book launch is as natural a combination as fish and chips on the beach, and there are many who feel passionately about both situations. Last year New Zealand Book Month held an event in Auckland which promised free beer, Oh the ... More >>

Book Activists take control of the country

Thursday, 1 October 2009, 2:19 pm | NZ Book Month

New Zealand’s longest reading festival begins today, 1 October, with Book Activists around the country launching a month-long programme of events. More >>

Book Activists take control of the country

Wednesday, 30 September 2009, 5:40 pm | NZ Book Month

New Zealand’s longest reading festival begins today with Book Activists around the country launching a month-long programme of events. More >>

New Zealand’s written voice is worth investment

Thursday, 6 August 2009, 3:04 pm | NZ Book Month

Despite the proliferation of bad news in the current recession, New Zealand readers and writers received a boost this week when two significant organisations signed up to showcase our Kiwi written word. National law firm Buddle Findlay and ASB join ... More >>

Lunch Is Served For NZ Book Month Winners!

Friday, 19 September 2008, 12:30 am | NZ Book Month

NZ Book Month is delighted to announce the winners of the Lunch Pack Competition for 2008. The NZ Book Month initiative allowed kiwi kids to tell New Zealand what they really thought of our top 25 books, which were carefully selected by the Storylines ... More >>

The Six Pack Three at Number #1 for a third year

Monday, 15 September 2008, 5:32 pm | NZ Book Month

The Six Pack Three, New Zealand Book Month’s flagship title which saw six authors whittled from hundreds of entrants in this year’s competition, has once again hit the #1 spot. More >>

In Conversation with Neil Cross

Thursday, 4 September 2008, 4:04 pm | NZ Book Month

Script to Screen welcomes screenwriter and Booker short-listed novelist Neil Cross to talk about his writing philosophy and his work. Neil Cross lives in Wellington and writes for the acclaimed BBC drama series Spooks. His novels include Always the ... More >>

Word, bro. What’s in your “Lunch Pack”?

Monday, 18 August 2008, 12:26 am | NZ Book Month

This September, New Zealand Book Month offers adults the chance to stimulate their literary senses and provides the younger generation the chance to embrace reading the very best of our Kiwi writing. More >>

Te Papa Book Launch sequence initiated!

Tuesday, 5 August 2008, 2:53 pm | NZ Book Month

Priming itself as one of the literary hubs for the upcoming 2008 instalment of New Zealand Book Month, Wellington’s Te Papa Tongarewa launches the season on August 31st at 10am and throws open its doors with festivities for both the older and younger ... More >>

Sport a Striking Prose!

Tuesday, 29 July 2008, 2:21 pm | NZ Book Month

NZ Book Month is set to promote a time for great male bonding by organising a day dedicated to all things manly with “A Word in his Ear”; a night focussing on sports, adventure and “being a bloke” presented by four literary and sporting ... More >>

Get Ready To Open Your Lunch Pack

Tuesday, 8 July 2008, 4:47 pm | NZ Book Month

New Zealand Book Month (NZBM) – September - is our national book campaign, championing great New Zealand books for all New Zealanders. We believe there is a taste of kiwi writing available to suit every imagination and for the first time we’re asking ... More >>

Six Weeks Left To Be In For The Six Pack

Thursday, 21 February 2008, 12:13 am | NZ Book Month

With only 6 weeks left to be part of the extraordinary event that is THE SIX PACK THREE, NZ Book Month urges established and emerging writers from all over the country to get their entries in for the chance to have their work published and read by literally ... More >>

Six Pack '08: Writers To Reach New Audience

Friday, 14 December 2007, 4:01 pm | NZ Book Month

Money, celebrity and a huge audience await six writers who will each win a place in the 2008 Six Pack, NZ Book Month's annual collection of new Kiwi writing. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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