New Zealand Poet Laureate

Ian Wedde posts work in progress and commentary on his work and the role of the Poet Laureate.

The blog also showcases the work of Cilla McQueen, Laureate for 2009-2011, and Michele Leggott, the inaugural New Zealand Poet Laureate.

The Blog

The National Library Beta is home to our new cross-collection search, and our new cross-Library blog.

Staff from all over the Library write about their work, the collections, and what we have for you. Find out how to make the most of Papers Past, download a Creative Commons mixtape, and gain insight into the collections.

Create Readers

Written by School Services staff from around the country, this blog is all about children's and young adult literature (especially from New Zealand), literacy research, and ways to get - and keep - kids reading.

Create Readers features events, reviews, author interviews, reading lists and tips and tricks for creating engaged and motivated young readers.