Who are the NZ Book Council?
They are Aotearoa's national organisation dedicated to reading and readers.
They're also Creative New Zealand’s Toi Tōtara Haemata Leader for Literature and a registered charity.

Their vision:
Because reading changes lives.
Aotearoa communities benefiting from the social, economic and health outcomes offered by reading for pleasure.

Their Mission:
They lead, support, facilitate and deliver programmes and initiatives that build a strong reading-for-pleasure culture in Aotearoa.

They deliver an integrated programme of activity that works in partnership with publishers and other organisations and institutions to promote the reading and writing of high-quality Aotearoa literature.