News Releases


(Photo: Lucy Swinnen, the Wellingtonian)  

The articles in this section feature local and regional news about adult literacy students, tutors, managers, events and programmes

Scroll through the titles below to see a range of articles.

Update on Literacy Aotearoa Services

As Auckland is currently in Level 3 Lockdown until Wednesday midnight, and the rest of New Zealand is in Level 2 Lockdown for the same period of ti

Meri Kirihimete from Literacy Aotearoa

Kia ora, Talofa lava, Mā

Positive spirit at celebration of adult learners’ achievements

A special learners' day at Literacy Aotearoa, Gisborne in Grey Street celebrated the courage and dedication of the many students who attend the cen

The Festival of Adult Learning

Reading, writing and numeracy skills can affect people’s confidence, ability to find work, or chances of moving to higher paying jobs.

Learning how to read and write, five decades into life

Gayle Snowden lived through five decades barely able to read and write.

Literacy support aims to help survivors share their experience

Survivors with low literacy skills can now access support to share their experiences of abuse with the Royal Commission