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Read NZ Te Pou Muramura


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Read NZ Te Pou Muramura (formerly the New Zealand Book Council) is a not-for-profit organisation that presents a wide range of programmes to promote books and reading in New Zealand.

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History

It was established in 1972 as a response to UNESCO's International Book Year.[1]

In 2019, the New Zealand Book Council changed its name to Read NZ Te Pou Muramura.[2]


Organisation

Read NZ Te Pou Muramural is based in Wellington.

Chief executives

  • Karen Ross (2006–26 April 2007)[3]
  • Noel Murphy (28 May 2007–October 2012)[4][5]
  • Catriona Ferguson (2012–2017)[6]
  • Dr Jo Cribb (8 May 2017 – 20 December 2019)[6]
  • Juliet Blyth (February 2020–)[7]

Programmes

It runs a public events programme that takes New Zealand and international writers to venues around the country. Programmes include:

  • Writers in Schools which takes New Zealand writers and illustrators into schools throughout the country.

New Zealand writers database

Read NZ Te Pou Muramura produces a comprehensive online database of New Zealand writers.


References

  1. ^ "International Book Year" . UNESCO. Archived from the original on 2019-07-10. Retrieved 31 October 2013.
  2. ^ "New Zealand Book Council becomes Read NZ Te Pou Muramura" . www.scoop.co.nz. 2019-09-04. Archived from the original on 2020-04-15. Retrieved 2020-05-31.
  3. ^ "Book Council Chief Executive resigns" . The Big Idea. 2007-03-16. Archived from the original on 2020-05-31. Retrieved 2020-05-31.
  4. ^ "New Zealand Book Council Announces New Chief Exec" . www.scoop.co.nz. Archived from the original on 2020-05-31. Retrieved 2020-05-31.
  5. ^ "NZ Book Council CEO returning to UK" . The Big Idea. 2012-07-18. Archived from the original on 2020-05-31. Retrieved 2020-05-31.
  6. ^ a b "Jo Cribb appointed New Zealand Book Council CEO | Booksellers New Zealand" . 2017-04-16. Archived from the original on 2017-04-16. Retrieved 2020-05-31.
  7. ^ Buggs, Peter (2019-11-29). "Change of leadership at Read NZ Te Pou Muramura" . Read NZ. Archived from the original on 2020-05-31. Retrieved 2020-05-31.

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