News Releases


(Photo: Lucy Swinnen, the Wellingtonian)  

The articles in this section feature local and regional Poupou (Member) news about adult literacy students, tutors, managers, events and programmes

Scroll through the titles below to see a range of articles.

Helping Freeman employees reach new heights

"The Freeman Group is committed to assisting its employees to reach their full potential by facilitating training and personal development...

Lions raise $8000 for adult literacy - Nelson

The Nelson Host Lions Club has given Adult Learning Support an $8000 cheque from funds raised during its annual golf tournament.

Tui Tuia Issue 1 – February 2017​ - Our newsletter

In this first issue for 2017 congratulations are in order for Averil Mawdsley for 20 years' service with Southern Adult Literacy Inc.

Bounce back from a crisis

Natural disasters shake us in body (shock, heart rate and breathing), heart (anxiety, sadness and anger) and mind (confusion, pessimism and worry).

Literacy Waitākere - Akonga Pūrākau

Students from Literacy Waitākere have recently published their writing in:

Creating spaces for Whānau wellbeing, literacy and numeracy in the context of neoliberalism in Aotearoa, New Zealand

Published in the Waikato Journal of Education this article reviews current research about three short focused literacy, language and numeracy programmes designed to assist New Zealand Māori adult students and their whānau.