News Releases

(Photo: Lucy Swinnen, the Wellingtonian)  

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

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

Tui Tuia Issue 6, July 2018​ - Our newsletter

He maemae aroha: We remember two special women of Literacy Aotearoa.
Southern Adult Literacy celebrates 40 years; Adult Learning Support videos; a learner from Literacy Waitākere shares his story.

Withdrawing with booze and weed easier than surviving low literacy

A high school drop out at age 15, Auckland man Keith Quinn felt locked out of the world around him. He could read, just, ....

Tui Tuia, Issue 5, Pipiri (June) 2018 - Our newsletter

... featuring Literacy Aotearoa Dunedin ILN programmes; an ACE Award; and highlights an article focused on the impact of varying levels of literacy and numeracy skill (Dominion Post).

We are barely functioning, literally...

An article on adult literacy and numeracy in New Zealand - in the Education section of the Dominion Post (, including interviews with T

Road code theory classes take dyslexic learner to wider horizons

Kylie Jury may struggle to read but she knows how to follow her dreams.

Tui Tuia Issue 4, Haratua (May) 2018 - Our newsletter

...featuring Arohamai Literacy Horowhenua learning programmes in Levin and student writing from Literacy Bay of Plenty.