It's that time of the year again when the bird-fans of the nation make their picks for the avian that will reign supreme for 2021. Te Manu Rongonui o te Tau / Bird of the Year. Voting is open from 18-31 October 2021. And they've really put the bat among the (wood) pigeons this year…
Ōtautahi's upcoming literary festival has a programme that's full of Māori writers, thinkers and performers. We pick out some great sessions you won't want to miss.
The experts will have their say and pick a winner on 11 August 2021 but for now Moata's own picture book expert makes his picks of this year's award-nominated titles.
Moata looks through the WORD Christchurch 2021 programme and makes her picks for the must-sees of the festival, on 25 to 29 August.
Moata goes on a wildlife adventure with Gavin Bishop's gloriously illustrated book and some fun school holiday activities in central Christchurch.