NZLA Regional News

  • 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)

  • Manawatu

    Why Join the Manawatu Literacy Association?

    Why join MLA? Head to our 'Newsletters' section and read further to find out!

  • Auckland

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  • Auckland

    National Simultaneous Storytime

    ALA presents Alpacas with Maracas (Available through Scholastic). Register at www.ala.org.au/nss

  • Waikato

    Boy oh Boy

    Dr Irwin challenged us to look at the way we engage with our boys and think about how our class environment and programmes could be adapted to be more ‘boy friendly.’  He acknowledged that some boys take up a large ‘space’ in the classroom with their noise, movement and energy.…

  • Manawatu

    Presidents Report – Manawatu 2018

    2018 was an exciting and extremely busy year for our roopu. I had the pleasure of working with our amazing MLA team throughout 2018 as we prepared and hosted the 41st NZLA national conference, Literacy landscapes! On 3-5 October 2018 we joined together with over 220 conference delegates here in…

  • Tai Tokerau

    Tai Tokerau Literacy Association Presidents Report for 2018

    TTLA Presidents Report for 2018

  • Tai Tokerau

    MCLT & TTLA Conference Awards

    This is a great opportunity to attend the NZLA Conference in Christchurch.

  • Southland

    Southland Literacy Association 2019 scholarship opportunities

    Southland Literacy Association 2019 scholarship opportunities

  • Hawkes Bay

    HBLA Scholarships 2019

    The Hawke’s Bay Literacy Association is offering sponsorship to 4 teachers in Hawke’s Bay to attend the NZLA Conference in Christchurch.

  • Hawkes Bay

    2019 Events Calendar

    We are proud to offer affordable quality Literacy Professional Development in Hawke's Bay.

  • Otago

    Otago Literacy Association 2019 Events

    Here is Otago Literacy Association's calendar of events for 2019. We are working on the finer details of these events at the moment so like our Facebook page, Otago Literacy Association, to get the latest updates.

  • Tai Tokerau

    Sheena Cameron & Louise Dempsey – Increasing student talk during reading to enhance comprehension

    It was a privilege to have Sheena Cameron & Louise Dempsey come north to lead a very practical workshop

  • Waikato

    Books for Babies at Te Awamutu Birthing Centre

    50 delicately gift-wrapped children's books kindly donated by Scholastic were gifted to the Te Awamutu Birthing Centre. Committee members from Waikato Literacy Association who helped make this event possible were able to present a new book to the parents on behalf of their newborn babies. Every newborn will receive a…

  • Hawkes Bay

    2018 Events Calendar

    Here is a programme of events organised by the Hawke's Bay Literacy Association committee throughout the year. Please click on the events tab to register for upcoming events.

  • Waikato

    Message from our President

    Here's a brief introduction to our new WLA (Waikato Literacy Association) President, Sandie Haddock

  • Manawatu

    President’s Report for MLA 2018 AGM

    In 2017 we held a number of events; Term One: Our AGM was a free event held at College Street Normal School where Series Editor, Kay Hancock shared how the Ready to Read and Junior Journal series can support our literacy programmes. We hosted the annual Kidsai??i?? Lit Quiz on…