Author’s success right out of fiction

Aucklander Rose Carlyle is still coming to terms with becoming a published author and having her book scooped up by Hollywood. She tells Rebecca Fox about her dream run.

Posted: Thursday May 6, 2021

Te Awhi Rito New Zealand Reading Ambassador

Find out about the new role of Te Awhi Rito New Zealand Reading Ambassador for children and young people. The first Reading Ambassador announced on 4 May 2021, is Lyttelton writer Ben Brown.

Posted: Wednesday May 5, 2021

Mātātuhi Foundation

Our May 2021 Funding Round is open and ready for the next tranche of genius ideas on how we can grow and expand NZ's literary landscape. Apply online before 31 May.

Posted: Wednesday May 5, 2021

Buy a book from NZ bookshops this #MothersDay

Take a look at the latest Mother's Day campaigns from our NZ publishers for inspiration ⬇

Posted: Wednesday May 5, 2021

Second Creative Spaces funding round opens

Second Creative Spaces funding round opens

Posted: Wednesday May 5, 2021

Acts of creation

Tane, Maui and Hine-nui-te-po are back, reclaimed and recast for new generations by master story teller Witi Ihimaera, writes Tom McKinlay.

Posted: Wednesday May 5, 2021

Writers & Readers Festival features NZ’s top talent

Curating a festival during a global pandemic would be tough for anyone, but it is a challenge Hannah Molloy has embraced.

Posted: Wednesday May 5, 2021

Collaboration honours print and publishing trade

Bespoke hardcover book Alert Level Four is the fruit of a special collaboration, says author Athol Parks. Parks worked with Graeme McKinstry, of MCK Design, and David Stedman, of Dutybound, to produce the book, which chronicles each day of New Zealand's 2020 COVID-19 lockdown.

Posted: Tuesday May 4, 2021

The Gifts of Gary Blackman

Thomas McLean has lived in Dunedin for 16 years, during which time he has had the chance to enjoy the city's artistic riches through the photography of Gary Blackman. Here he discusses some of the images that have had the biggest impact on him.

Posted: Tuesday May 4, 2021

Remembering Dave Cull

Posted: Tuesday May 4, 2021

Commutes given a literary flavour

Dunedin commuters will have something new to read while waiting for the bus this morning.

Posted: Tuesday May 4, 2021

Heritage Decals on Bus Shelters

We are proud to collaborate with Unesco City of Literature and the Hocken Library to celebrate Dunedin’s transport heritage.

Posted: Monday May 3, 2021

Nook and Cranny act ‘so different’

Lift music traditionally has a soothing quality as people are taken up and down in an uncomfortably enclosed space.

Posted: Monday May 3, 2021

Seasons of Summers

The upcoming Reed Gallery exhibition Seasons of Summers: New Zealand’s Queen of Romance celebrates New Zealand’s prolific and internationally read author, Essie Summers.

Posted: Sunday May 2, 2021


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