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.

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...'

Tui Tuia Issue 6, July 2016​ - Our newsletter

we summarise the Literacy Aotearoa Te Hui ā Tau (AGM), National Planning Hui (NPH) and Student Writing Event (SWE) which took place at the Waipuna Hotel and Conference Centre from 18-20 Hōngongoi (July).  

Literacy Aotearoa 2015 Annual Report

"During the past year Literacy Aotearoa has registered significant achievements in five key areas: governance, best practice, organisational and ...

Tui Tuia Issue 5, June 2016​ - Our newsletter

... we celebrate and congratulate Gail Harrison (Whanganui Learning Centre Trust*) and Tuiloma Lina Samu (He Waka Mātauranga*) as recipients of ‘ACE Educator of the Year’ awards at the ACE Aotearoa annual awards ceremony at Te Papa in Wellington. 

Top Educator Wins Award

The work of Gail Harrison, manager, Whanganui Learning Centre (WLC) and recipient of the ACE* Educator (Tangata Tiriti) award featured recently in the Wanganui Midweek.