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StoryWalk®

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Napier Libraries is bringing the StoryWalk® Project back to Napier this time with some awesome Matariki themed stories! 

StoryWalk® is an innovative way for tamariki, whānau and friends to read, get active and take in the beauty of Napier all at the same time, in a COVID-smart way. Our StoryWalk® will be available from Saturday, 18 June to Sunday, 24 July 2022.

How does it work? 
It's simple! Go to the locations listed below and follow the arrows to read the featured books. When you finish a book, you can scan the QR code to enter the prize draw—there are loads of prizes up for grabs, including books, book vouchers and more. Be sure to pop into either library and collect a special themed activity pack.

Locations (view and download map here)

Taradale Park:       

  • Te Whānau Kauri - The Kauri Family words by Suzy Cato & Arthur Baysting, illustrations by Craig Fletcher and nā Ngaere Roberts i whakamāori  (published by Scholastic)

Maraenui/Marewa Recreational Reserve:

Please note: Due to frequent vandalism, our Matariki StoryWalk® at the Maraenui/Marewa Recreational Reserve has been uninstalled, but you can still enjoy the one around Taradale Park.

Maraenui/Marewa location supported by Te Kura Reo Rua o Maraenui - Maraenui Bilingual School.

Maraenui

About StoryWalk®

The StoryWalk® project was created in 2007 by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT, and subsequently developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.  Ferguson wanted to create something different, fun and interesting to promote early literacy, physical activity, and family time together in nature. It has since been adopted in all 50 states of America and a further 12 countries around the world. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms.Ferguson.

https://www.kellogghubbard.org/storywalk

 

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