September 17, 2020

In the year 1995, Te Kaieke Tohorā was published—the Māori translation of the book The Whale Rider. We all know that Wit...

September 16, 2020

I te tau 1995, i whakaputahia Te Kaieke Tohorā, he whakamāori o te pukapuka The Whale Rider tēnei. Nā Witi Ihimaera i tu...

September 15, 2020

Cassie (J.C.) Hart (Kāi Tahu) met Shilo Kino (Ngāpuhi, Tainui) in July of 2018 as part of the Te Papa Tupu programme. Th...

September 13, 2020

This month we have a very special Mahy Questionnaire to kick off our Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori coverage, from none other th...

August 31, 2020

Another month, another Mahy Questionnaire! This time we're featuring successful playwright and award-winning author-illu...

August 9, 2020

Simie interviewed five booksellers from around the motu about their favourite finalists in the Elsie Locke Award for Non...

August 4, 2020

The latest curiously good Aotearoa title from Gecko Press is packed with mystery, evocative illustration and all kinds o...

August 2, 2020

This month's instalment of the Mahy Questionnaire features award-winning illustrator Sarah Wilkins! Sarah does editorial...

July 28, 2020

Children's authors Matthew Cunningham and Susan Brocker caught up over email to talk story ideas, inspiration, and wrang...

July 21, 2020

The Sapling's Simie Simpson, a long-time fan girl of award-winning, Australian picture book author and illustrator Bob G...

June 23, 2020

You know it, you love it - it's the Mahy Questionnaire! This month we are featuring award-winning author Melinda Szymani...

June 21, 2020

Another week, another category of NZCYA Award finalists to highlight! Today, it's the Best First Book finalists, answeri...

June 18, 2020

Green MP Golriz Ghahraman made history as the first refugee to be sworn into the New Zealand parliament. She has just pu...

June 11, 2020

Co-founder of The Sapling Jane Arthur has a long-standing interest in educational publishing – so when the opportunity c...

June 2, 2020

Here's a fresh instalment of the Margaret Mahy Questionnaire, featuring author-illustrator Kat Quin. Read on for her tak...

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