The Ngaio Marsh Awards, in association with Nelson Public Libraries, invites Top of the South booklovers to a thrilling event with three terrific New Zealand writers who have a talent for crime and mystery. To whet the appetite for the main event, Rose Carlyle and Nalini Singh are hosting writing workshops for crafting the perfect . . book.
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Anzac Day, a public holiday, is observed on 25 April. It commemorates New Zealanders killed in war and honours returned and serving servicemen and women. The date marks the anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand soldiers – the Anzacs – on the Gallipoli Peninsula in 1915, however it is intended as a day of remembrance for all the wars fought by New Zealand soldiers.