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Te Awhi Rito

The appointment of writer Ben Brown (Ngāti Mahuta, Ngāti Koroki, Ngāti Paoa) Ben Brown as the inaugural Te Awhi Rito New Zealand Reading Ambassador for

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Christchurch creative writing teacher wins Storylines award.

The founder of the Christchurch School for Young Writers, Dr Glyn Strange, is the winner of the 2010 Storylines Betty Gilderdale Award for outstanding service to the development of literature and literacy in New Zealand children. Dr Strange began the not-for-profit school in 1993, originally as a regional enterprise but now very much a national institution.

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Congratulations Joy Cowley.

We are delighted that Joy Cowley, one of Storylines’ patrons, and a trustee of the Storylines Trust, was honoured in Wellington on Monday evening with the 2010 Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement in fiction.

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Focus on books at Free Family Days

Over 100 volunteers are gearing up to help Storylines Children’s Literature Charitable Trust run the 17th annual Auckland Storylines Free Family Day, to be held at the Aotea Centre on Sunday 22 August from 10am-3pm.

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We are a national organisation working year-round to promote New Zealand children’s and young adult literature through activities that include a major national Story Tour to schools, early childhood centres and communities, and awards for writers, illustrators and those who work in the area of New Zealand children’s literature

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