Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Monday, May 16, 2016
book for young people celebrates New Zealand's Olympic history.
was the first New Zealander to win an Olympic gold medal?
Which Kiwi Olympian wore nappies when he competed?
Which Paralympian won her first gold medal at the age of fifteen?
Kiwis has the answers to these questions. Golden Kiwis is a
new book by award winning Kiwi author and teacher, David Riley. It tells the
inspirational and sometimes unknown stories behind every Olympic gold medal won
by New Zealanders.
Kiwi gold medal winning performances