Waikato Literacy Association

Council Details

The Story of Our Logo:
The original concept came from 2 young students from a member school. They had used a very strong book page image- we asked our designer to modify this to include the changing forms that literacy can take – electronic media etc for future proofing of the image.

We think our logo represents…

the rivers, sea, lakes and blue skies of our region
the ‘wings’ could be water, pages or the links between oral language, reading & writing
the shades may represent the various levels of comprehension needed for literacy
‘wings’ which could be the furrows of a newly ploughed field: a reference to the farming carried out across our region
literacy ‘gives you wings’ apologies to red bull!
the various ages and stages of our population
literacy ‘flows on a sea of talk’ – (1970, Britton)
literacy is ‘uplifting’
the enlarged ‘L’ denotes the importance of literacy in our lives
3 kete of learning (Knowledge/ Matauranga, Personal & Social Development/ Hauora, Skills for Learning/ Ngā Tautōhito)
River, land, sea
Fibre optic cables connecting us to the world
Knowledge flowing from the past into the future

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Events

  • Fri 2nd Mar 2018 — Thu 22nd Nov 2018

    Waikato Literacy Association 2018 Calender of Events

    A brief outline of the events that the Waikato Literacy Association has planned for this year.

  • Past Events

  • Wed 1st Mar 2017 — Fri 8th Dec 2017

    Waikato Literacy Association 2017 Calendar of Events

    A calendar of events organised by the Waikato Literacy Association in 2017

  • Thu 9th Mar 2017

    Waikato Literacy Association AGM Meeting

    Please join us for our AGM. Straight after this is our Monthly Meeting.

  • Thu 2nd Mar 2017

    Waikato Literacy Association – Cracking the Code

    Practical activities and strategies for Dyslexia - Sue Dymock Modelling Writing to get great results - Kyle Morris

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