News Releases


(Photo: Lucy Swinnen, the Wellingtonian)  

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.

Literacy Whangarei - Improving Literacy

It is estimated that about 25,000 people in the Whangarei District struggle with literacy and numeracy...

Adult learning hub set to celebrate Adult Learners' Week - Taranaki

While many people believe study is something reserved for the young, the reality is you're never too old to learn something new.

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.