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Engaging with language: Read, talk, sing, rap with your children

The 2016 Progress in International Reading and Literacy Study (PIRLS) was released 5 Hakihea (December) ranking New Zealand’s children as 32nd in the world. In an interview on Newstalk ZB, Te Tumuaki Bronwyn Yates talks
about the 1.3 million adults in New Zealand who have difficulties with using literacy and numeracy in their everyday lives.


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Tui Tuia Issue 1, February 2018​ - Our newsletter
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.