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Engaging with language: Read, talk, sing, rap with your children

The 2016 Progress in International Reading and Literacy Study (PIRLS) was released 5 Hakihea (December) ranking New Zealand’s children as 32nd in the world. In an interview on Newstalk ZB, Te Tumuaki Bronwyn Yates talks
about the 1.3 million adults in New Zealand who have difficulties with using literacy and numeracy in their everyday lives.

 

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Tui Tuia Issue 10, November 2017​ - Our newsletter

Seasons' Greetings; 40 years literacy delivery celebrated in Tauranga, Cannons Creek Driver Licence programme, NZ Book Council reading campaign and media response to falling literacy ranking for NZ children.

#ReadToSucceed - NZ Book Council Campaign

What do a Shortland St star, three reality TV stars and four media broadcasters have in common? They know how important it is to love reading.  

The New Zealand Book Council has launched #ReadToSucceed. 

Tui Tuia Issue 9, October 2017 - Our newsletter

Pacific Languages, Diwali, Mahuru Māori and stories of International Literacy Day celebrations...