News
Previous
Previous

What's Up ...with BDS groups

Winner's spoils
Our Book Night prize-draw winner Shaia Stowers has spent her winnings. Her mum Marama Warr wrote in to say:  "Shaia had a great time spoiling herself at the bookshop this weekend. Big thank you...
Read More...
Article Image

What's Up ...with BDS groups

Pleasant surprises for prize winner and prize giver
Tawa BDS Book Group member Sallie Hill had the honour of presenting 8-year-old Shaia Stowers with first prize for Book Night 2017. The convenor of book group Wellington 141, who represented...
Read More...
Article Image

What's Up ...with BDS groups

Kaitaia Comes Second!
When we discovered that Lorraine Goodhue, recipient of the Book Night second prize, lives in Kaitaia we asked a local BDS book group convenor to present her with the prize.  [Photo above...
Read More...
Article Image

What's Up ...with BDS groups

16 public libraries
A total of 16 public libraries arranged activities for Book Night 2017.  Along with 17 schools and 7 other organisations, libraries from Kaiataia to Dunedin, Hastings to the Hutt, organised...
Read More...
Article Image

What's Up ...with BDS groups

Meet between the lifts
An invitation was sent out by the central library of the University of Canterbury to 'meet between the lifts' on Level 3.  The curious invitation attracted a small group of...
Read More...
Article Image

What's Up ...with BDS groups

Everyone and their dog was behind Book Night
Dunedin, UNESCO City of Literature, offered a raft of community reading spots for Book Night and boasted the only animal to be attending the nationwide reading event in an official capacity. Dart,...
Read More...
Article Image

What's Up ...with BDS groups

Standing room only for authors in conversation
"Great turn out, catering superb and Charity and Anna entertained us well," sums up a volunteer helper at Napier's Book Night event featuring Hawkes Bay authors Charity Norman and Anna Mackenzie in...
Read More...
Article Image

What's Up ...with BDS groups

Anne Enright's lilting voice
  Jennifer Mullins in animated conversation with author Anne Enright at WORD Christchurch's Autumn Season event.   Marg Dockrill of Timaru 007 won our winter competition run in...
Read More...
Article Image

What's Up ...with BDS groups

Mt Somers Springburn School
The Ashburton Guardian produced these two stories about Mt Somers Springburn Primary School's involvement in Book Night. Click images to read the stories.        
Read More...
Article Image

What's Up ...with BDS groups

‘Treasure Chest’ on Pacific Street
Dunedin's Pacific Street celebrated the arrival of a 'treasure chest' on Saturday 27th May when BDS book group members and residents unveiled a Treasure Island themed miniature library on the edge of...
Read More...
Article Image
Next
Next
 
 

Latest News


Article Image

Book Night 2017 Prize Draw Winners are:

1st: Shaia Stowers, of Tawa (see photo below), who won book vouchers to the value of $150 sponsored by Chreos Business Solutions. Congrats!  Read about her receiving... Read More


More What's Up 

Click here to view news & articles about BDS and our book groups
Newsletter Sign-Up

Receive our quarterly e-newsletter
(book reviews, BDS news, competitions & more!)
Newsletters

Click here to view our latest newsletters

 

 

The Book Discussion 
Scheme is a member of the Federation of Workers Educational Associations in Aotearoa New Zealand
BDS is a member of the Federation of Workers Educational Associations
Top