About Books at the Beach

A FREE community event at Paraparaumu Beach Village. 

 “Books at the Beach” will be a FREE fun and creative day for the whole family

We want to support and encourage positive social and community interactions.

Young and old reading and telling their stories.  We are celebrating our local Kapiti Authors.


If you enjoy reading and listening to other people’s stories - books, e-books, storytelling, poetry, drama and dance etc, then this is for you.

A programme of Authors reading their stories, giving talks and signings will be released closer to the day.

Writing Competition - "Tell us your story"  for children of all ages,

We want to encourage writing, drawing and design of your own book.

There will be a number of fun activities including poetry slam, dress up as your favourite story character, drama & dance, puppetry,  and of course the traditional face painting and ice cream.

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