Book News

23 Apr 2015
(Article by Elizabeth Heritage) As part of The Read’s ongoing investigation into the place and value of book reviewing in Aotearoa, I wanted to explore the ways in which Radio New Zealand...
23 Apr 2015
Playmarket, in partnership with Creative New Zealand and Playwrights’ Studio Scotland, offers New Zealand playwrights the opportunity to apply for a playwriting residency and exchange...
22 Apr 2015
The Southern Lakes Festival of Colour opened its seven-day programme of theatre, visual art, dance, conversation and music today with a double shot of coffee culture.   In CAFÉ,...
16 Apr 2015
This week, Booksellers NZ and Retail NZ launched an #eFairnessNZ campaign to encourage parliament to close the existing GST loophole which allows some low value goods to be imported free of...
14 Apr 2015
The small Wairarapa town of Featherston is connecting to its history with WW1 and railways to become New Zealand’s member of the International Organisation of Booktowns (IOB)....
10 Apr 2015
Retail NZ and Booksellers NZ have today launched an #eFairnessNZ campaign to close a loophole which allows some low value goods to be imported free of GST and duty. The launch of the campaign...
9 Apr 2015
A letter from Damien Wilkins, Director of the IIML   Kia ora,   In 2003, Bill Manhire set up the only national poetry competition for high school students in Aotearoa. Last...