The Research NZ survey, commissioned by New Zealand Book Month, asked 505 people about their reading habits. The results, released yesterday, found 23 per cent of men hadn’t read a book in the past year, compared with only 8 per cent of women.
•84 per cent read at least one book in the past year.
•9 per cent read more than 50 books in the past year.
•23 per cent of men and 8 per cent of women read no books in the past year.