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.

Urgent call to improve workforce literacy in New Zealand - Media Release

Five national organisations are calling for more support to improve workforce literacy and numeracy in New Zealand.

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.

Tui Tuia Issue 9, October 2017 - Our newsletter

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

Tui Tuia Issue 8 – Sept 2017​ - Our newsletter

...we look at how our members throughout the country responded to Mahuru (September) opportunities by acknowledging students and tutors and reachin

Busting the myths around Adult Literacy in NZ

Literacy Aotearoa Wellington is challenging people to confront some of the myths around Adult Literacy in New Zealand.

Tui Tuia Issue 7, August 2017​ - Our newsletter

Te Hui ā Tau (AGM) & National Planning Hui; New appointments to Te Kōruru; WIPCE, Canada; West Coast Adult Learning Services and Dept of Corrections; ‘NZCALNE-Voc’ training has begun in Palmerston North; new appointee to the HRC; and Upcoming Events: International Literacy Day, PD opportunities and research are highlighted.