Welcome to the New Zealand Literacy Association. We are an association consisting of regional councils which encourage membership of teachers, parents, and literacy educators.

From our Executive through to our Regional Councils we are all volunteers committed to the development of Literacy in its many forms.

We seek to support educators to improve their understanding of Literacy, whether at preschool through to adults. We look to provide professional development for all that are interested as well as many other services to our regions.

Our partnerships with Australia and Oceania are also key to us as we see our role as global citizens.

Welcome to our website, our 2-5 year plan is to be a central hub where all educators know that they can come to for a wide ranging resource base.

Naku te rourou nau te rourou ka ora ai te iwi
With your basket and my basket the people will live

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2017 Conference

The Waikato Literacy Association is honoured to be hosting the 40th New Zealand Literacy Association 2017 Conference.

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National Events

The NZLA organise Annual Conferences run by the Regional Associations. From time to time there are workshops and other special meetings that are run.

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Scholarships

  • Research Scholarship

    This scholarship is to provide financial support to a current individual member of NZLA in order to undertake research in the field of literacy. The total value of the grant will be determined by the actual costs of the research proposal to a maximum of $5000.

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  • Marie Clay Literacy Trust

    The New Zealand Literacy Association is pleased to announce the availability of TWO international literacy awards for 2016. Both awards, supported by The Marie Clay Literacy Trust, will allow for a New Zealand educator to attend an overseas Literacy Conference in 2016.

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