NZLA Regional News

  • Auckland

    Auckland Calendar of Events for Term 2

    Auckland Literacy Association Calendar

  • Waikato

    WLA Noteworthy: No 1, 2020

    Here's how 2020 started down in the Waikato...

  • Manawatu

    President’s Report- Manawatu 2019

    Kia ora e hoa ma, 2019 was another busy year for MLA. I had the pleasure of once again being the President, and working alongside an amazing team of motivated educators; keen to make a difference in our schools through Literacy.

  • Waikato

    2019-2020 President Report

    2019-2020 President Report presented at Waikato's AGM in March by Sandie Haddock. Sandie is now acting as Past President.

  • Waikato

    9th Regional NZLA Leadership Workshop.

    On Saturday 14th of March committee members from Tai Tokerau, Auckland, Waiariki, Tauranga and Waikato Literacy Councils came together at Papatoetoe West School in Auckland to discuss a range of topics. The workshop was facilitated by members of our NZLA (New Zealand Literacy Association) executive committee.

  • Waikato

    President’s Report

    Here's the latest from the Waikato during the COVID-19 Lockdown.

  • Literacy Forum NZ – Vacancy for Editor

    Wanted, an experienced Editor with a passion for literacy. The role does require you to have a working knowledge of the editorial process, to have published in scholarly journals, and be willing to dedicate time to accomplish the role effectively. Literacy Forum NZ will be moving from printed journals to…

  • Tai Tokerau

    Tai Tokerau Presidents Report 2019

    Another year passes by for the TTLA, another year of stepping up to bring literacy to the North. Writing this Presidents report highlights what we have achieved, and the different ways we are working with our wider community.

  • Waikato

    WLA Noteworthy: No 3, 2019

    What a great year for Literacy in the Waikato!

  • Waikato

    WLA Noteworthy: No 2, 2019

    See what's been happening in the Waikato...

  • Waikato

    WLA Noteworthy: No 1, 2019

    See how we've been promoting literacy in the Waikato

  • Waikato

    Power of the Book- A Rob Southam Event

    A first person account from a student teacher who attended the Power of the Book event at Waikato University for Rob Southam

  • Waikato

    Young Authors and Illustrators Conference 2019

    On Saturday 7th of September around 140 enthusiastic and aspiring young writers and illustrators, aged between 9 and 13, arrived at Berkley Intermediate, in Hamilton, to take advantage of the 2019 Young Authors Conference. This biennial event had a fabulous cast of 12 talented authors, illustrators (and entertainers) from near…

  • Waikato

    Books for Babes 2019

    The Books for Babes initiative marks International Literacy Day, celebrated annually on 8 September. A day set by UNESCO to celebrate and highlight the importance of literacy. This year focused on ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’. However, Waikato Literacy Association mobilized a bilingual approach guided by the following whakataukī: He aha te…

  • Waikato

    President’s Report

    The latest news from the WLA President...

  • Tai Tokerau

    Whangarei Year 7-10 Speech Competition

    Whangarei Speech Competition

  • Manawatu

    Palmy PNINS Team win Kids’ Lit Quiz NZ Title!!!!

    We are thrilled to announce that one of our very own Palmerston North teams, have won the NZ Title at the National Kids' Lit Quiz Champs. They are now off to compete in the Worlds in Singapore next month.

  • Tai Tokerau

    TTLA Annual Seminar Day – Languages of Literacy

    The Tai Tokerau Literacy Association held its 17th Annual Seminar Day on Saturday 18th May. The day was attended by 63 delegates from Ahipara to Papakura. The theme for this year was around the Languages of Literacy.

  • Tai Tokerau

    Donovan Bixley visits Tai Tokerau

    Donovan Bixley is a picture book creator, who has worked on more than 90 books in a broad range of genres, from his best-selling preschool books The Wheels on the Bus (Hodder Moa, 2010) and Old MacDonald’s Farm (Hodder Moa, 2011) to his international illustrated biographies Faithfully Mozart (PQ Blackwell/Hodder,…

  • Waikato

    LIBRARIES ALIVE

    FULL STEAM AHEAD! 2019 Another great WLA 'Libraries Alive' event hosted by Southwell School library.A number of our regions more 'far flung' schools joined us to learn more about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics)