Dig deeper into the Bible

When we read the Bible, something amazing can happen
we can be transformed.

That’s why we’re passionate about equipping you with tools to dig deeper into the Bible so that you can experience that transformation.

Discover the free resources available for you below. 

FREE Downloadable Resource

52-Week Bible Reading Plan

52 Bible Reading Plan is a FREE downloadable resource that will be made available monthly from February 2023 – perfect for schools, Sunday schools, new believers and families! 

Bible Society NZ Produced Videos

Get the Bible’s “Big Picture”, Discover NGĀTI TOREHINA’S Early ENCOUNTER WITH GOD, Learn the Bible’s Journey in NZ, and hear the INSipiring Message of Forgivenes.

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THE BIG PICTURE: A Short Film of the Epic Bible Story

Experience the Bible story as you’ve never seen it! From the creation of the world, through to the growth of the church, this incredible Bible Society made short film gives you the “Big Picture” overview of the entire Bible and will inspire you to find your role in God’s great story. Download the eBook which accompanies this video here.

Words of Life Video Series

These inspirational videos are of everyday Kiwis who have experienced the life-changing impact of the Bible!

About this video

Dave was in and out of prison in New Zealand for years. Then he learned about Jesus and everything changed. Watch Dave’s story to find out what happened and the role the Bible now plays in his life.

free online resources for you

Manna’s Community Website

Our team at Manna Christian Stores have developed a new community website with an abundance of resources to sustain you on your journey with God.  To enjoy the latest articles, podcasts, free resources, visit the community website here.

LYFE small group resources

LYFE is a comprehensive small group resource now available to you or your church for free. LYFE helps individuals and small groups discover a deeper life with God. Continue you faith journey by joining LYFE for free here.

Te Paipera Tapu App

The free app features the very latest edition of Te Paipera Tapu (the Holy Bible in Māori), which is not available on any other app or website, was reformatted to include macrons in 2012. Download it for free here.

reflections on hope

Reflections on Hope

With contributors from Bible Society NZ and other Kiwi Christian Leaders, this beautifully designed 31-day devotional will help you discover the Hope contained within His Word. Download your copy here.

YouVersion Reading plan

YouVersion Bible Reading Plan

Engage with the 21-day version of our Reflections on Hope devotional on the YouVersion Bible App. Discover the Hope contained within His Word by starting your YouVersion Reading plan here. 

Beyond Disaster

This spiritual first aid guide is designed to start an ongoing process of healing after disaster strikes by highlighting common spiritual and emotional reactions to trauma and teaches the skills and resources that will aid in recovery. Download it here.

Bible Guide

Have you ever wondered about the different Bible translations and about which version will suit you best? We have developed a free Bible Guide with great information to assist you. Download your copy here.

1827 Booklet


We have re-issued one of the first books ever published in te reo Māori in 1827, which featured selected passages from the Bible and some hymns translated into Māori. Download it for free here.

Big Little Bible

The Big Little Bible App

The Big Little Bible app features 30 of the most popular stories taken straight from the easy-to-read Contemporary English Version as well as over full-colour 100 illustrations. Download the app here.


Pause, ponder and journey through the teaching, trials, tears, and triumph of the final week of Jesus’ life – eight days woven into the fabric of countless lives changed forever. Download your copy of Woven here.


Experience the Bible story as you’ve never read it! From the creation of the world, through to the growth of the church, this short ebook will inspire you to find your role in God’s great story. Download it for free here.

Reflections on the promises of God

Throughout the Covid-19 lockdown, we utilised our internal resources and digital channels to share daily Bible reflections into the homes and hearts of Kiwis around the country. Download the combined version here.

Join our Good For LiFe


Keep up-to-date with what God is doing through Bible Society NZ, get access to free Bible resources and receive special offers at our Manna Christian Stores.