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How it works

Sign-up and choose books to read.

Spread the word and raise funds for kids living with vision loss and their families.

Read as many books as you can for the month of June.

Find a little magic in every story.

About the event

The Great Kiwi Bookathon

Throughout the month of June, when your kids read the books they love, they can win cool stuff, and earn rewards. The Great Kiwi Bookathon is all about getting kids and their whānau reading LIKE MAD and having fun, while raising awareness and much-needed funds for Blind Low Vision NZ.

Your Impact

Funds raised from the Great Kiwi Bookathon will help fund vital support services, like our fully accessible library service, counselling to support the family adjusting to changes in family life and the outlook ahead. Our services help kids and their families to live the life they choose.

Prizes for fundraising

Raise $250 to become a member of the Best Bookworms club

Raise $40 for your Bookathon Bookbag

Raise $125 for your FREE T-Shirt!

A Best Bookworm drink bottle

A VIP Club pin

Your personal certificate