New Zealand Literacy Association



The New Zealand Literacy Association consists of regional councils which encourage membership of teachers, parents, and literacy educators.


If you wish to join NZLA
please click on the 'Our Councils' tab
and locate your nearest council.


The purpose of the New Zealand Literacy Association is to:

  • encourage literacy learning
  • encourage research in literacy education
  • publish results of significant literacy investigations and practices
  • foster continuing literacy education programmes for teachers
  • encourage and support the work of reading/literacy councils in New Zealand
  • provide and promote meetings and conferences in the field of literacy, advise and make representations on matters related to literacy