Homegrown books among Kiwi kids’ favourite reads

MEDIA RELEASE Kiwi children love to read books by local authors and their enthusiasm for reading is as keen as ever reveals the 2018 Whitcoulls Kids’ Top 50 Books list, announced today (24 September 2018). Whitcoulls Book Manager Joan Mackenzie said, “Kiwi kids cast their votes with great enthusiasm and …

Biggest ever National Poetry Day supported by award-winning Kiwi poets

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day #NZPoetryDay announces its largest ever celebration of poetry today, with more than 130 events programmed to take place around New Zealand. Held annually on the fourth Friday in August, National Poetry Day sees award-winning poets join poetry enthusiasts from all over the country in a …

Kiwis love to read inspiring stories and life-changing books

MEDIA RELEASE The Whitcoulls Top 100 Book List announced today (Monday 23 July 2018) reveals an interesting new trend. Kiwis readers love books that either motivate them to improve their lives or true stories that inspire. Joan Mackenzie, Whitcoulls Book Manager and radio book reviewer said, “Interestingly, a good number …

Phantom Billstickers pay tribute to the nation’s poets as they announce National Poetry Day 2018

MEDIA RELEASE Phantom Billstickers pay tribute to the nation’s poets as they announce National Poetry Day 2018 New Zealand is a nation of poets and poetry lovers. Last year Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day broke all records, with 120 events taking place in cities and towns all over the country. …

What can the All Blacks teach our coalition government?

MEDIA RELEASE Visiting leadership expert and business psychologist Sebastian Salicru says that the All Blacks can teach New Zealand’s new coalition government – and the rest of the world – a thing or two about leadership. Reflecting on the All Blacks phenomenal success over the past 100 years, Salicru points …

Pioneering health psychology researcher visits New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE: For immediate release Pioneering health psychology researcher visits New Zealand Internationally acclaimed author, health psychology researcher and osteopath Phil Parker arrives in New Zealand today, to talk about his ground-breaking work. Parker is a key-note speaker at Osteopaths New Zealand Conference 2017, the largest osteopathic conference ever held …

Work of Sophisticated Simplicity Wins New Zealand’s Top Ceramic Award

Esteemed ceramic artist Caroline Earley, who divides her time between Paekakariki (Wellington) and Boise (Idaho), has won New Zealand’s highest ceramic honour – the 2016 Premier Award in the Portage Ceramic Awards – with her sleek, slipcast stoneware work, Clinch VI.   The Award, valued at $15,000, was presented to …