Manawatu Events

  • Past Events

  • Thu 14th Mar 2019

    MLA Special AGM Event!

    See and hear about the special features of Ross Intermediate's Bilingual Unit, and listen to one teacher sharing how she is using Growth Mindset and Mindfulness to impact on literacy progress in her classroom.

  • Wed 3rd Oct 2018 — Fri 5th Oct 2018

    Literacy Landscapes; NZLA National Conference

    The Manawatu Literacy Association is proudly hosting the National Literacy Conference in 2018. We have a wonderful line up of speakers, authors, storytellers and more! Bring your whole staff; there'll be something for all levels of schooling. We also look forward to sharing what Palmy has to offer.

  • Sun 1st Jan 2017 — Sun 31st Dec 2017

    Manawatu Literacy Association 2017 Calendar of Events

    MLA Mission Statement: ‘Supporting lifelong literacy in the Manawatu’

  • Sun 6th Aug 2017 — Fri 8th Sep 2017


    The recipient of the Marie Clay Literacy Trust Grant receives free registration to the Power of Words Wellington National Literacy Conference and some expenses (total grant $500) paid by the Trust on behalf of the New Zealand Literacy Association.

  • Sun 6th Aug 2017 — Wed 6th Sep 2017

    Members Only Evening at Bruce McKenzie Booksellers

    Hear about the latest graphic novels and top picture books for children and young adults. Enjoy small bites with your Barista coffee. Browse the shops! Present your individual code at Barista Cafe and receive a $2.50 discount on your choice of hot beverage. Then wander down to Bruce McKenzie Booksellers…

  • Thu 2nd Mar 2017

    Kay Hancock – Manawatu AGM Seminar

    How can we best support students to become independent, enthusiastic readers? This question underpins the development of Ready to Read and the Junior Journal. Kay will explore the big picture behind these series, in particular the changes in thinking about Guided Reading and Shared Reading. A close look at some…