NZ Book Month, Reading Crusade and Who is your reading superhero?

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.


Reading Crusade

11 March 19 April

Children are to read 4 books of their own choice

Register online at

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. 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.

Enter online

You can also send your entries to

Or post Jo Buchan

National Library

Private Bag 99936



Do enjoy the activities this month and read, read, read!