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Radio New Zealand’s collection of children's stories and songs from New Zealand. Ngāpūrākau me ngā waiata nā Aotearoa. Listen anywhere at any time.

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Radio New Zealand provides audio of well-known picture books. This collection features NZ stories read aloud to children of all ages. There is a vast variety of authors and genres to choose from, and it includes a filter for the listener to search by ‘listening age’.There are plenty of well-known books that children in early learning and early primary years would love and may even recognise, such as The Seven Kites of Matariki, Hairy Maclary, Wacko Kakapo, and The Best-Loved Bear. These stories will be a helpful addition to supporting children’s learning from home.