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.

Andrew Wallace and Kathy Reiri - Tararua

Andrew and Kathy registered with Literacy Tamaki nui a Rua (formerly Tararua Learning Centre) last year to gain the skills to achieve their Class 2 driver licence... 

Learning Centre leads to study - Whanganui

Women win more help for studies: Felicity Halligan and Stacey Ratana have been awarded scholarships for tertiary study by the Whanganui Learning Centre.

Literacy Aotearoa to hold giant game of Scrabble at Wellington Station

Literacy Aotearoa Wellington held a giant scrabble game on International Literacy Day, an annual tradition that brings adult literacy issues into the open...

Tui Tuia Issue 7, August 2016​ - Our newsletter

International Literacy Day takes place on Rāpare (Thursday) 8 Mahuru (September). Events will be held throughout the country to celebrate adult learning, and adults in Wairoa are finding out how they learn best, making great progress and starting new career paths.

WLC helps out player - Whanganui

Glen Osborne (former All Black) and Sreejith Sreekumar approached the Whanganui Learning Centre to improve their literacy skills to enter the Royal New Zealand Police College...

Legacy of lives left in words

Fay Tutahi, manager of Literacy Aotearoa in Wairoa features in an article in the Wairoa Star about story telling, 'Kia hoki mahara...'