Wow! So many opportunities to read and perhaps enter competitions this month.
March is full of activities to do with reading and encouraging a love of books.
We have the locally run Reading Crusade. Other events are part of New Zealand Book month promotion. Do be aware of closing dates for the competitions.
11 March 19 April
Children are to read 4 books of their own choice
Register online at www.christchurchcitylibraries.com/readingcrusade
Everyone who registers online will get a certificate and go in the draw to win prizes.
Our students have enjoyed this event over the years.
New Zealand Book Month
Celebrate NZ book month by using your voucher to buy a new book.
Every child will be given a $5 voucher to use when buying any book over $10 at almost all bookshops.
http://www.nzbookmonth.co.nz/ to print out extra vouchers.
Who’s your reading superhero?
4 March – 5 April
Your superhero can be a teacher, librarian or family member. Tell us why they are your reading superhero. Get creative. You can submit a poem, a story, song lyrics, a video, or animation.
You can also send your entries to
Or post Jo Buchan
Private Bag 99936
Do enjoy the activities this month and read, read, read!