General News of interest

Posted on July 30, 2020

New campaign celebrates Kiwi men and what they read

A new online campaign launching on April 12 will focus on New Zealand men and their reading habits.

Blokes vs Books is a joint initiative between Read NZ Te Pou Muramura (formerly the Book Council) and the NZ Society of Authors.

Posted on July 16, 2020

If you liked Through the Literary Looking Glass, you will love this! A whole new range of literary theories explored by the fantastic Sian Evans.

Posted on May 1, 2020

The original clarification from NZQA caused more confusion than clarity. It has now been replaced with the following.

Posted on April 22, 2020

A regular newsletter and update about what is happening for our English teaching colleagues in Victoria, Australia

Posted on April 2, 2020

If any NZATE member wishes to attend the Victorian Association of Teachers of English AGM, to be held in May via Zoom, please see below for the information on how to do that.

Posted on December 19, 2019

The second annual Primary Schools Conference is scheduled for 16 - 17 April 2020 and St Cuthbert's College.


Posted on October 6, 2019

The New Zealand Society of authors has drawn our attention to this new resource produced by PEN America. While it is focused on American issues, the topic is hugely relevant here as well.



Posted on August 17, 2019

The conference theme, If… will focus on the potentials of English. There will be an international strand throughout the three days of the conference, 7th - 9th July, and masterclasses will be available on 6th. The masterclasses are in addition to the main conference and will be administered separately.

Posted on July 30, 2019

The following information has been sent to subject associations to distribute