Media and events

NZWRI strongly commits to engagement with external stakeholders and the public – such as businesses, government and the community. We highly regard the efforts of public commitment to disseminate research outcomes widely and translate findings for a non-academic audience.

Upcoming events

Watch this space for new events in 2022.

22 - 23 September 2022 - Adult Literacy and Numeracy: A Learner Centred Dialogue

Join academics, business practitioners and government representatives as they discuss the role of literacy and numeracy among different groups in Aotearoa New Zealand. This is a free event presented in Auckland and Wellington linked by video conferencing.

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List of presentations

Media engagement

NZWRI is regularly mentioned in the media. A selection of articles is listed below:

Impact of low reading and maths skills on later life


Teens' basic academic skills count in later life, study finds


Low literacy, numeracy in teens foreshadows poor life outcomes


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