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Welcome To The Stay Home Book Club

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 2:32 pm | Read NZ

A new website launched today encourages Kiwi kids to explore new and familiar stories during the national lockdown. Stay Home Book Club is a new online reading challenge from Read NZ Te Pou Muramura (formerly NZ Book Council). Primary and intermediate-aged ... More >>

Reading for enjoyment key to education success

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 2:52 pm | Read NZ

New Zealand’s performance in an international education test has reached a new low and a drop in reading for enjoyment is being named as one of the factors. More >>

New Zealanders are distracted readers, new research finds

Monday, 7 October 2019, 10:27 am | Read NZ

New Zealanders spend half their waking lives online, are flicking between multiple texts at any given time, and are less likely to engage in long text, a new study shows. More >>

New Zealand Book Council becomes Read NZ Te Pou Muramura

Wednesday, 4 September 2019, 11:14 am | Read NZ

New Zealand Book Council is changing its name and identity to become Read NZ Te Pou Muramura. The move will better reflect its work to promote reading through a range of programmes and campaigns, as well as a desire to remain truly relevant in ... More >>