26 Sep 2023

Former farm manager begins reading journey in late 50s

From Morning Report, 8:55 am on 26 September 2023

An Invercargill council worker says his desire to read to his grandchildren inspired him to put his hand up, admit he was illiterate and begin learning to read and write in his late 50s.

Three years later the former farm manager has written a book sharing his journey to literacy - proving it's never too late to learn.

Reporter Robin Martin has more.