There's never been a better time to stay home and read, or listen to a story.

We believe that stories are mirrors and windows to other worlds. At this time of global pandemic, we want to help New Zealanders find comfort in books and stories.

Visit our blog for reading lists, tips, ideas and resources for how you can bring more books into your life.

'Muramura' is a glowing ember, flame or blaze, and 'pou' is an upright supporting post or pole. Te Pou Muramura speaks to the sustenance of a blaze, in the way that reading can spark a glow or light in our minds.

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Lehndorf, Helen

Helen Lenhdorf is a writer and creative writing tutor in Palmerston North. She has published two books, The Comforter (2011) and Write to the Centre (2016). Her poetry has been published widely in journals and anthologies. Helen was bor

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