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