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Newsletter 52 December 2015

END-OF-YEAR EVENT 2015 On Tuesday 8 December 2015 the Friends are holding their final event for 2015. Following drinks and nibbles committee members will read from favourite seasonal stories. Time: 5:30pm drinks & nibbles 6:00pm readings Venue: Tiakiwai Conference Centre National Library of New Zealand (use Aitken Street entrance) EVERYBODY…

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Newsletter 32 June 2004

THE NEWSLETTER Yet again I need to apologise for the scarcity of newsletters this past year. Your newsletter editors have found other commitments getting in the way of this publication. We hope the news and comment in this issue will bring you up to date with what has been happening…

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Newsletter 33, November 2004

THE 2004 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The AGM was held on the Thursday 8 July 2004 in the National Library Auditorium. Please find copies of the Minutes and President’s Report attached. Following the AGM Lynne Jackett, DNW & NCC Research Librarian, entertained the Friends with an illustrated talk about her recent…

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Newsletter 34 June 2005

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 34, June 2005 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2005 & SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING The Annual General Meeting of the Friends will be held on Thursday 7 July 2005 in the National Library auditorium. It will be followed by a Special General Meeting to vote on changes to the…

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Newsletter 35 March 2006

BACK TO SCHOOL? The school story genre has long been a favourite with authors and readers. We are delighted to be able to add our own contribution to publications on this topic. New committee member, Barbara Robertson, has written The writings of Elsie J Oxenham: a New Zealand perspective, which…

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Newsletter 36 October 2006

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 36 October 2006 Number 36 October 2006 END OF THE YEAR EVENT 2006 The 2005 FDNW Scholarship was presented to Andrew Francis. We now have the opportunity to hear the results of his research. At the Friends end-of-the-year event in November Andrew will present ‘Making Britons…

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Newsletter 37 April 2007

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 37 April 2007 Number 37 April 2007 Annual General Meeting 2007 The Annual General Meeting of the Friends will be held as usual in the National Library lower ground floor Conference Room on Tuesday 15 May 2007. We will meet for preliminary drinks and nibbles from…

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Newsletter 38 August 2007

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 38 August 2007 SPRING EVENT 2007 We will launch Notes Books Authors 10 Willingly to war by Andrew Francis, winner of the 2005 Friends of the Dorothy Neal White Collection Scholarship. You will recall that Andrew spoke to the Friends about his research in November 2006….

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Newsletter 39 May 2008

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 39 May 2008 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2008 This year’s Annual General Meeting will be followed by an event with a difference. In 2007 the National Library Gallery celebrated the centenary of Reed Publishing with a great exhibition Good books make good citizens: 100 years of Reed…

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Newsletter 40 September 2008

Dorothy Neal White Newsletter 40 September 2008 A VERY SPECIAL EVENT Let’s Misbehave! Anarchy and intimidation in stories and rhymes for children: an illustrated talk by Gavin Bishop, children’s writer and book illustrator. Thursday 2 October 2008, 5.30pm – 7pm. This event, jointly hosted by the Friends and the National…