How parenting a trans child keeps your mind open about the future
How parenting a trans child keeps your mind open about the future

US author Laurie Frankel tells Jennifer Dann how she didn't have to look far for the idea behind her latest novel

Watch NZH Local Focus: Trendy little libraries for Huntly
Watch NZH Local Focus: Trendy little libraries for Huntly

It may be the digital age but libraries are coming to a street near you, and they need your books. Made with Funding from…

Why we shouldn't stress about our children's academic success
Why we shouldn't stress about our children's academic success

Lucy Clark on why we shouldn't stress about our children's academic success - or lack of it.

Sir Edmund Hillary's notebook for auction
Sir Edmund Hillary's notebook for auction

A notebook belonging to Sir Edmund Hillary will be auctioned off after it was discovered in a box of old books donated by…

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The UK 'vastly prefers' JK Rowling to Piers Morgan
The UK 'vastly prefers' JK Rowling to Piers Morgan

A poll shows that UK citizens overwhelmingly side with Rowling over Morgan

J.K. Rowling: Please stop tweeting about my death

The celebrated author has had to make the strange request after an unfortunate tweet.

Banned NZ book wins 'perfect 10' in US

A raunchy novel for teenagers that was banned in New Zealand has won a rare "perfect 10" rating from an American young adult…

Why the Treaty of Waitangi matters

A new book explores the Treaty of Waitangi - at the coalface and where we are headed.

'I've still got your money': JK Rowling sasses critic
'I've still got your money': JK Rowling sasses critic

JK Rowling has been sending off sassy comebacks on Twitter like she's firing off spells

Banned kids book gets green light for film

Film-maker seeking funding to film controversial tale.

Post-presidency memoir set at $26m

Former President Barack Obama could rake in more than $26 million in advance for his post-presidential memoir.

The colouring-in book trend is officially over

Think colouring-in is still trendy? Prepare to think again.

Book reviews: Thrillers and crime fiction

Greg Fleming reviews the latest crop of crime fiction.

Kerre McIvor: Don't fret about 50 boring shades
Kerre McIvor: Don't fret about 50 boring shades

E L James' writing is so execrable, the characters in Fifty Shades so banal, the sex scenes so lacking…

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