The new executive director of the New Zealand Book Council, Jo Cribb, has taken six months to define her advocacy strategy and hone her message. Now she has opened 2018 with a salvo of op/ed’s in a range of media about New Zealand’s declining children’s literacy.
Am I missing something? Is there some huge discussion or debate happening somewhere in secret that I am unaware of? Because I hear a great deal about the housing shortage almost every day, but nobody but nobody seems to be talking about the submarine threat.