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19 September 2018 marks the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New Zealand. In 1893 the Electoral Act 1893 was passed, giving all women in New Zealand the right to vote.
Although the stories are not about the fight to get the vote we have many books with heroines, women who fought against what was expected of them to do what was right.
We also have memoirs of growing up in NZ in the 20th century. It’s a good indicator of how far we have come.




Conservation week September 15th – 23rd – see our books with a conservation theme.

We have some amazing new books in store – come in and see us or browse through this website – all books in the shop are here.

Writer’s Plot Readers Read Incorporated Society AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Writer’s Plot Readers Read Inc Soc was held on Saturday 18th August 2018 at the Writers Plot Bookshop, 893 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt. If you want to have a say in how we are run, have ideas or suggestions for growing the organisation and shop we would love to hear from you. To join the society the application forms are found on the About Us page or email us.

Writing Group

See the Events Calendar for our next meeting.

Cat Connor will be hosting a writing group in the shop, every 3rd Saturday of the month. Talk with other writers, get some feedback from the group on your work. Tell us what do you need from a writing group. All welcome, refreshments provided. $5  Next meeting – Saturday 20th October 2018

Wairarapa Word

First Sunday of the month at 3pm – Carterton Events Centre
Featured writers and open mic. Entry by koha
To check what events are on – Follow Wairarapa Word on Facebook
Hosted by Almo’s Books, High St, Carterton.
Supported by Carterton District Creative Communities Scheme.

Upper Hutt Bookclub

Enjoy reading and would like to belong to a book club?
Book Club here in Upper Hutt — see Meetup.com
Put ‘Upper Hutt Book Club’ in the search, there is a meeting scheduled every month.

South Wairarapa Book & Wine Club

A new group to discuss a good book and try some of the local food at wine – at a different restaurant in the South Wairarapa. Check it out on Meetup.com 

What else?

Book clubs, sign up for one now!
A Book a Month bookclub—a great Christmas or birthday idea.
Rent a desk for the day in the shop—refreshments and Internet access provided.
Editing/proofing/beta reading services available at competitive costs.
Publishing assistance provided.
Storytelling sessions.

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