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Do adults underestimate the kind of issues young people deal with daily? Sally Gardner sees the “Y” in YA as standing for why something happens and the “A” for an attempted answer. She is joined by… Audio
The fight is not over for a Christian lobby group wanting to stop under-18s from reading a previously banned book.
Family First is looking at its legal options, after the Film and Literature review board voted yesterday four-to-one to remove all restrictions on Ted Dawe's book "Into The River". Audio
School librarians around the country will be returning banned book "Into The River" to their shelves this morning. The School Librarian Association's President, Miriam Tuohy, is welcoming the… Audio
All restrictions have been lifted on the first book banned in New Zealand in 20 years. Audio
Whether New Zealand's first banned book in 20 years remains off-limits to teenagers could be decided today. Audio
Whether New Zealand's first banned book in 20 years remains off-limits to teenagers could be decided today.
'Into the River', the first book to be banned in New Zealand in 20 years, will soon be available to readers in the United States and Canada. Audio
School librarians are in uproar after being told to take copies of banned book Into the River off their shelves. Audio
Ted Dawe's award winning Young Adult book Into the River has been caught up in a scrap between the Office of Film and Literature Classification and the independent review body over what, if any… Audio
Listening to that was the President of the School Library Association, Miriam Tuohy. Audio
Family First is hoping the the banning of a book that contains "detailed descriptions of sex acts, coarse language and scenes of drug-taking" will set a precedent for banning other books in the… Audio
The children's author Ted Dawe says he's shocked to learn his book 'Into the River" has had a ban slapped on it by the Film and Literature Board of Review. Audio
Award winning book Into the River has been banned. It's upset Family First because of it's sex and drug taking content. Board member Sue Reid joins the Panel. Audio