Is it your natural instinct, when you’ve found a book you love, to want to share it with someone else? Here are a few teacher resources and tools that could enrich and inform those 'book-ish sharings', or inspire new ways to dig deeper into fiction through discussion and activities.more
National Library Blog
Kia ora, nau mai haere mai. Ka wani kē kua tae mai koe! Kāre e kore ka puta mai ētahi kōrero pārekareka, me kōrerorero pea tātou.
Hi! Great to see you. We've got tons to talk about so bring your friends, have a read and speak your mind.
Jo Mann, the Helen Zwartz scholar for 2018, talks about her scholarship experience including favourite collections and online services from the National Library.more
A variety of reading and writing related festivals and events over the next few months offer the chance to immerse your students in literature.more
This May, the He Tohu exhibition celebrates its first birthday and, in September, the Women's Suffrage Petition celebrates its 125th birthday. Join the party and use our online resources to learn about the documents and celebrate these milestones in your classroom!more
New Zealand Music Month is a great opportunity to promote New Zealand music in your school. Use these ideas for teaching and learning about music in your classroom, and create your own New Zealand Music Month story on DigitalNZ.more
As we approach Youth Week (19 to 27 May), it's a good time to consider how we can celebrate, value, and support our local young people. With the theme of ‘be who you want to be’, how do we contribute to well-being and sense of self?more