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.

Books boot up literacy - Wairoa

Literacy Wairoa whanau asked passers-by quiz-style questions around different areas of literacy, then they received a brand new book to read and pass on...

Rt Hon Winston Peters - Speech ALPA conference

Adult Illiteracy Costs Us...

Mr Peters discusses the TPPA, Community Ed funding cuts and how NZ First will work with the sector. He also quotes Te Tumuaki Bronwyn Yates, “The idea that raising literacy levels was an investment hits the nail on the head..."

Learning Centre Launches on Waiheke Island

"It's time to plan for the future now Waiheke has its very own learning centre in space formerly occupied by the old library."

Special Book Delivery Promotes Literacy

"The national Travelling Books project has been a popular way of reminding New Zealanders about the importance of literacy especially with deliveri

Skills Highway - NZ Post Success Story

"NZ Post worked with Literacy Aotearoa to introduce a pilot programme to the International Mail Centre, called Take Off." 

Tararua Learning Centre - Travelling Books and ALW awards

"Some books have travelled to Europe while others have been passed around Tararua..."