Stories for Kids and Young Adults
Stories for children
Storytime (formerly Children’s Treasure Chest) has hundreds of New Zealand’s best children’s stories by some of our most celebrated writers including Lynley Dodd, Joy Cowley and Tessa Duder. The collection is organised by topic, title and listening age so you can easily find the right story for your little ones (or they can find it for themselves!)
Listen to the full collection on our dedicated Storytime website:
Podcasts for children
RNZ has two free podcasts for children available via a quick search on your favourite podcast app or just follow these links:
- Best of Storytime — The latest and greatest stories, songs and audio books from the Storytime collection.
- Nanogirl’s Great Science Adventures — A science podcast for kids. Answering their burning questions and showing them the wonders of discovery.
Young adult fiction
Explore Not For Children, RNZ’s collection of Young Adult audio books featuring stories from Kate de Goldi, Mandy Hager, Bernard Beckett, Des Hunt and more: