Book News

4 Sep 2015
The Women’s Bookshop invites you to help select the
4 Sep 2015
Literacy Aotearoa and New Zealand Post are celebrating five years of Travelling Books with more than ten thousand brand new books to be given away for free next week.   From Saturday...
3 Sep 2015
We all know that a bookshop is more than just the books. It’s the person who greets you, smiles and asks if they can help. Your local booksellers are trusted advisors, helping to open the...
3 Sep 2015
A survey released by Paper Plus Group today on the reading habits of New Zealand parents shows only six per cent of households name dads as the main reader of stories to their children....
1 Sep 2015
The 2016 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards will be judged by 12 eminent academics, writers, journalist, commentators, former publishers and booksellers from around New Zealand; a three-fold increase...
31 Aug 2015
During his lifetime, Alan Gilderdale was best known as the illustrator of the iconic children’s book The Little Yellow Digger. But over much of his career he was also quietly working away in...
31 Aug 2015
Strong research is crucial to convincing writing and the recipients of this year’s Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ)/New Zealand Society of Authors (NZSA) Research Grants are four...
28 Aug 2015
Wellington-based online news agency NewsRoom_Plus has chipped into National Poetry Day by recording a reading of two satirical and whimsical newspaper verses from the days of ‘Whim Wham...
28 Aug 2015
A Year 13 student at Auckland International College has won the National Schools Poetry Award for 2015, organised by Victoria University of Wellington’s International Institute of Modern...