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Thoughtful review of The Mud

Leading reviewer of books for young people, Bob Docherty, has delivered a thoughtful review of 'The Mud' by Mick Stone.


Caught Up In Times captures "us" then

Review highlights new book's capturing the lives and times of people spanning four decades that shaped our history.

A Life Well Lived

The launch of Mike Ledingham's new book was all about the people we meet, the maps we trace and stories we write.


They Don't Just Fade Away

Author Mike Ledingham hopes his new novel about old army soldiers struggling to survive will help get more people to read.


Children draw on "The Crossing" for Poetry Day

Masterton children are celebrating Poetry Day by writing poems around Michelle O'Connell's book "The Crossing".


Oku Moe Moea invited to show at Global Peace Film Festival

15 August 2016

A short film set on the East Coast has been invited to participate in the Global Peace Film Festival.  "Oku Moe Moea - The dream which is bigger than I am" is based on the book by the same name and is set in Opotiki and this is the third international film festival at which it has been invited to participate.



Opotiki short film nominated at LA film festival

The short film based in Opotiki in the eastern Bay of Plenty - Oku Moe Moea - the dream which is bigger than I Am' has been accepted as a nominee at an international film festival in Los Angeles, USA.


Wairoa College students enjoy book and film option

They have read the book and now they are watching the movie - Year 7-8 pupils at Wairoa College view the short film Oku Moe Moea - The dream which is bigger than I am.


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