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.

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.

2017 International Literacy Day - Press Release

Time to reflect on political parties’ literacy policies: International Literacy Day is a time to consider those New Zealanders who wish to gain the literacy or numeracy skills required to participate fully in a modern society. 

ILD & ALW-HTM 2017

International Literacy Day (ILD) – Friday 8 Mahuru (September) 2017

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.

Tui Tuia Issue 6, July 2017​ - Our newsletter

24+ years for Will Monk, long-time manager of Literacy Whangarei; PD: He Taunga Waka Wānanga Fono; Workplace training: Vertical Horizonz; WWII stories from Feilding and Adult Learners’ Week – He Tangata Mātauranga, 4-10 Mahuru (September) is fast approaching.

Tui Tuia Issue 5, June 2017​ - Our newsletter

Featuring ACE Aotearoa Award Recipients: Garland Tonihi, Adult Learning Support (Nelson), and Te Tumuaki (CEO) Bronwyn Yates.