News Releases

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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.

Improving literacy in the Bay and nationwide

Literacy Bay of Plenty manager Annamaria Grafas promotes the learning programmes on offer to adults in the Bay Of Plenty and shares the success of Alban Taylor who passed his Learner Driver Licence test.

Tui Tuia Issue 3, April 2016​ - Our newsletter

...featuring Waiheke Adult Learning and BCITO apprentices; learning resources for students and ‘Te Ture mō te Reo Māori’. Find out more…

Tui Tuia - Issue 2, March 2016 - Our newsletter

...featuring Literacy North Otago and manager Helen Jansen; Nellie Garthwaite of Southern Adult Literacy and links to resources and professional development opportunities for the sector.

Literacy fund supports North Otago businesses

Nearly $200,000 will help North Otago businesses improve their health and safety status as well as their productivity by maximising employees’ literacy, numeracy and communication skills. 

Tui Tuia - Issue 1, February 2016 - Our newsletter

In this first issue of 2016... Our direction has been set with the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan and we feature a 'new' Poupou: Arohamai Literacy Horowhenua opening its doors in Kohi tātea (January) after more than a year of preparation and commitment from governance and personnel from each Poupou.

Driving towards safer roads - Te Roroa, Dargaville

Those stuck on their learners or restricted driver’s licences could soon receive some motivation to go for their full licence with Te Roroa Learning Assistance in Dargaville receiving a vehicle from Roadsafe Northland specifically for this purpose.