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 Popular Kiwis back the book

Popular Kiwis back the book

What do a Shortland St star, three reality TV stars and four media broadcasters have in common? They know how important it is to love reading.  Today the New Zealand Book Council launches their advocacy campaign #ReadToSucceed. “We published research earlier this year that found almost 400,000 Kiwis didn’t read a book last year. The increasing demands of society and work mean more than ever, New Zealanders need to be able to read to function effectively at work and everyday l...
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Opening of the 52nd Parliament of New Zealand

Opening of the 52nd Parliament of New Zealand

Did you know, Public libraries can help you find out about what is happening at Parliament, how you can connect and engage with our democracy and have your voice heard on issues that are important to you? The 52nd Parliament is about to begin sitting following the election and you are warmly invited to watch the opening on November 7 and 8.    The Opening of Parliament consists of three key events. The Commission Opening of Parliament begins at 11am on Tuesday 7 November. This is wh...
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  • Award winning author loves libraries

    Interviewed by Kim Hill (RNZ 18 Nov), Kapiti Coast playwright and author Renée spoke of how she educated herself at public libraries. Renée is the recipient of this year’s Playmark...
  • Popular Kiwis back the book

    What do a Shortland St star, three reality TV stars and four media broadcasters have in common? They know how important it is to love reading.  Today the New Zealand Book Council launches thei...
  • Opening of the 52nd Parliament of New Zealand

    Did you know, Public libraries can help you find out about what is happening at Parliament, how you can connect and engage with our democracy and have your voice heard on issues that are important to ...
  • Margaret Mahy’s Book “The Changeover” now a Major Movie

    Margaret Mahy, New Zealand’s most celebrated children’s and young adult writer is the author of over 120 titles, including the very popular novel, The Changeover. For those who have n...
  • GIF IT UP 2015 Challenge

    The National Library of New Zealand’s GIF IT UP challenge is back. DigitalNZ and the Digital Public Library of America are calling for the best animated GIFs reusing historical material from librarie...
  • And the winners are…

    We’re proud to announce that the winners in our Public libraries change lives competition have been decided. The web and social media competition ran during July and August and we hoped it would...
  • Enter our competition to share your story

    Public libraries are amazing places. They’re places to learn, connect, share and create. We want to gather and share the stories to show how libraries change lives. Enter your story to win!
  • Gamefroot and Libraries. Together, we're awesome.

    Public libraries around New Zealand have been running game strategy and programming workshops thanks to Gamefroot and Unlocking Curious Mind Programme. We thought they were great, Felix gives us his t...

 

 

 

 

 

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