Celebrate Māori Language Week at Porirua Library

Māori Language Week is just around the corner! We have just released Paraweta - the te reo Maori version of the much-loved Poo Bum... Indeed, we’re...

The Power of Story – Joy Cowley

This year's Book Council Lecture will be given by beloved children's author Joy Cowley at Te Marae, Level 4, Te Papa. In her warm and...

Celebrate Children’s Books in Wellington

To celebrate children's books, the Curiously Good Book Club and Unity Books Wellington welcomes you to hear publishers and writers (Gecko Press, Escalator Press, Wardini Books, Gareth...

Eirlys Hunter: talk and interview

If you couldn't make it the launch of The Mapmakers' Race, here is another chance to meet Eirlys Hunter! She will take part of the...

Sustainability Trust’s Winter Market

Join us at the Make a Difference Market on Saturday June 30 in Wellington. This unique market will inspire locals who like to make a difference...

Cook’s Cook: Experience Food on Board the Endeavour

Gecko Press and the Curiously Good Book Club are excited to take part in Wellington On a Plate... Join us in Featherston for a...

The Mapmakers’ Race launch

Gecko Press and The Children's Bookshop warmly invite you to the launch of The Mapmakers' Race by Eirlys Hunter. "The Mapmakers’ Race is an exciting,...

Award winning authors talk about children’s reading at Wardini Books

Thursday 14th June - 7:00-8:00pm  Wardini Books, 44 Hastings Street, Napier Come and hear four New Zealand authors share their ideas on how we can encourage children...
"My Pictures After The Storm" by Eric Veillé

Book night 2018

The Book Discussion Scheme has thought about us and is organising a Book Night on Tuesday 22 May. The rules are simple: wherever you are and...
Where the Wild Things are

A whole town (and even more) to listen to Joy Cowley

Last Sunday, the grey sky and the drizzle were a call to stay in and to gather all the family to celebrate Mother’s Day....