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Ko tā mātou e whai nei, ko te whakaohooho i ngā taitamariki o Aotearoa me ō rātou whānau kia whai i te whakamīharotanga o te pānui pukapuka, otirā, ko aua pukapuka mā rātou i hangaia ai e ngā ringa tuhi, e ngā ringa tā o Aotearoa.

Storylines aims to inspire young New Zealanders and their whanau to enjoy the magic of reading, especially reading books created for them by New Zealand writers and illustrators.

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Helen and Mathilda enjoy a story together - Storylines

Reading matters

Reading to and with young people of all ages is crucial to their development, not just their reading skills. Storylines’ sponsor, Scholastic NZ, outlines on its website just how important  it is, and why reading matters to young people of all ages.

Comic artist and illustrator Michel Mulipola joins the digital Story Tour on Monday 29 November.

Story Tours

Digital Story Tour replaces Northland Story Tour 2021

Storylines presents the Northland Digital Story Tour on 22, 23, 24 November; and 29, 30 Nov and 1 December 2021 – and you’re invited.

 Join your favourite New Zealand children’s/YA authors or illustrators at 11.00am or 1.30pm from any device or location.

  • Monday 22 Nov –Te Awhi Rito New Zealand Reading Ambassador,  writer and poet Ben Brown for Year 7+
  • Tuesday 23 Nov – illustrator Kimberly Andrews
  • Wed 24 Nov – author/ illustrator Gavin Bishop for Year 4+
  • Monday 29 Nov – comic artist and illustrator Michel Mulipola for Year 5+
  • Tues 30 Nov – author Heather Haylock
  • Wed 1 Dec – illustrator Munro Te Whata

Read details and fill  out the registration form to make a booking. Once you have registered to attend, a link will be sent to you via email .

Email storytour@storylines.org.nz if you have any questions.

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Other organisations who share our objective of promoting books and reading in New Zealand include:

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