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  • Past Events

  • Thu 24th Aug 2023 — Thu 7th Sep 2023

    Term 3 Professional Development Webinars

    Short and sweet Zoom sessions with literacy experts.

  • Wed 14th Jun 2023 — Sat 17th Jun 2023

    Reading for Pleasure Festival this week!

    Reading for Pleasure is so important for so many reasons. Join us in Palmerston North for a series of events to celebrate and learn about it.

  • Sat 1st Jan 2022 — Sat 31st Dec 2022

    MLA 2022 Calendar of Events


  • Fri 1st Jan 2021 — Fri 31st Dec 2021

    MLA 2021 Calendar of Events

    Check out what our council is planning for 2021!

  • Mon 3rd Feb 2020 — Fri 11th Dec 2020

    MLA 2020 Calendar of Events

    We welcome you back to another busy year for MLA. Here is our latest calendar of events and membership information for 2020. We are awaiting confirmation for a few dates, so keep an eye out on our Facebook page for updates. If you have ever thought about joining our committee,…

  • Wed 19th Jun 2019

    Awesome Writing Workshops for Children! Open to MLA Member Schools ONLY.

    Check out our upcoming literacy workshops for our MLA MEMBER Schools; writing workshops for Y4-8 children with well-known storyteller and author, Zebong.


  • 2020 President’s Report for the AGM

    Kia ora e hoa ma, 2020 was a very different year for MLA; indeed for all of us! I had the pleasure of once again being the President, and working alongside an amazing team of motivated educators; albeit via many a Zoom meeting (affectionately termed ‘Zui’).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Why Join the Manawatu Literacy Association?

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

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