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The Cumulus Project The Cumulus Project
Jul
22
2021 

The Cumulus Project

Dunedin City of Literature

Creating a book of sky photography and poetry has long been a dream for Carlos Biggemann.

Funding supports library sector Funding supports library sector
Jul
6
2021 

Funding supports library sector

The New Zealand Libraries Partnership Programme (NZLPP) has created 180 library roles.

July 2020. The New Zealand Libraries Partnership Programme (NZLPP) funding package is established to retain and support librarians and library...
Fiona Farrell: Library books were our way out, our way up! Fiona Farrell: Library books were our way out, our way up!
Jun
18
2021 

Fiona Farrell: Library books were our way out, our way up!

We resurrected a library that was shaken to pieces. Surely we can repair one that’s showing its age.

Fiona Farrell writes about her love of libraries in this arresting essay commissioned by Public Libraries and published by the Spinoff. 

Minister thanks public libraries for their contribution Minister thanks public libraries for their contribution
Jun
1
2021 

Minister thanks public libraries for their contribution

Last week public library managers from around the country gathered in Wellington for their annual forum.

Rachel Esson, Te Pouhuaki National Librarian, introduced Hon Jan Tinetti, Minister of Internal Affairs, at the Public Libraries New Zealand (PLNZ)...
Tauranga Library Celebrates 150 years Tauranga Library Celebrates 150 years
Apr
6
2021 

Tauranga Library Celebrates 150 years

Sowing the seeds of future generations!

On this day, 7 April 1871, three men had a meeting at the Masonic Hotel about providing the local community with reading material. Little did they...
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