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New children's book makes a splash

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 10:26 am | Huia Publishers

Summer’s nearly here, and everyone’ll be heading to the beach, river or pool to pull off the perfect dive bomb. But what if you just can’t get it right? This is the dilemma for the boy in Sacha Cotter and Josh Morgan’s picture book, The ... More >>

First-time author launches two novels

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 9:50 am | Huia Publishers

First-time author Steph Matuku is making an extraordinary entrance into the New Zealand book scene by publishing not one but two debut novels for young readers: Flight of the Fantail and Whetū Toa and the Magician . Flight of the Fantail is a science ... More >>

Maori Sons Go To War

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:08 am | Huia Publishers

Wellington-based writer Whiti Hereaka launches her third novel Legacy, a thrilling and realistic story of being in the great war. Fans will be captivated by the time-travel adventure and experience a sense of connection with the characters who represent ... More >>

Reviving Māori Plant Knowledge

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 11:06 am | Huia Publishers

The new book Treasures of Tāne: Plants of Ngāi Tahu by Rob Tipa aims to make available traditional and historical knowledge about South Island native plants. This book brings together a wealth of knowledge, some of which is not readily available or ... More >>

How Culture Is Transforming Mental Health

Thursday, 21 June 2018, 12:34 pm | Huia Publishers

‘Mental health issues are arguably the single greatest threat to Māori health and well-being,’ says Professor Te Kani Kingi, one author of the new book Maea te Toi Ora: Māori Health Transformations . This book brings together a number of ... More >>

Mataatua Whare – The House That Came Home

Thursday, 15 February 2018, 10:37 am | Huia Publishers

Mataatua Wharenui – Te Whare i Hoki Mai is the remarkable and disturbing story of the journey of one of New Zealand’s foremost wharenui (meeting houses), away from the people of Ngāti Awa and Whakatāne to exhibitions around the world, before ... More >>

Applications open for Te Papa Tupu 2018

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 8:23 am | Huia Publishers

Māori writers once again have an opportunity to grow their skills and fine-tune their writing in Te Papa Tupu, a writing programme developed by the Māori Literature Trust and organised by Huia Publishers. More >>

Ngāti Kahu book gives real insight into Treaty of Waitangi

Wednesday, 27 December 2017, 1:12 pm | Huia Publishers

Many iwi have been through the Treaty of Waitangi Claims process to try and resolve past injustices, however very few have been able to document the detail of the process, provide an analysis of the policy and behaviour of the government both before and ... More >>

What is the Future for Kaupapa Māori?

Friday, 27 October 2017, 9:54 am | Huia Publishers

Over the last twenty years, Kaupapa Māori has become central to the work of researchers in the field of Māori education and indigenous studies and in the areas of social policy and practice from architecture to law to public health. But what is its future ... More >>

Point of Order, Mr Speaker? - Modern Māori Political Leaders

Friday, 1 September 2017, 12:22 pm | Huia Publishers

The recent changes in political leadership in New Zealand raises the question of Māori leadership. Eight Māori political leaders have responded in a new book Point of Order, Mr Speaker? - Modern Māori Political Leaders which will be launched next ... More >>

2017 Pikihuia Awards finalists announced

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 5:18 pm | Huia Publishers

After much anticipation, the finalists for the 2017 Pikihuia Awards for Māori Writers have been announced. Over 130 entries were received from around Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas and the judges have whittled the number down to 24 finalists. More >>

Four HUIA books as finalists in chlidren's book awards

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 4:33 pm | Huia Publishers

Four HUIA books have been selected as finalists in the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults including a Best First Book. More >>

New Matariki book helps revive Māori Astronomy

Monday, 22 May 2017, 12:30 pm | Huia Publishers

The launch of a new book Matariki - The Star of the Year by Dr Rangi Matamua on Wednesday 24th May at the University of Waikato marks a resurgence in Māori astronomy and provides new insights into Māori astronomical customs and knowledge that were ... More >>

Black Ice Matter wins Best First Book Award

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:08 am | Huia Publishers

Author Gina Cole's new book 'Black Ice Matter' has won the Hubert Church Best First Book Award for Fiction in the 2017 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards held at the Aotea Centre in Auckland last night. More >>

Awatea’s Treasure is a hit!

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 11:10 am | Huia Publishers

The book Awatea’s Treasure by new author Fraser Smith has only just been released and yet is proving to be a hit with both primary and intermediate school age readers, and especially boys. More >>

Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust launches reading resource

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 9:24 am | Huia Publishers

On Friday 24th February Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust are launching a new reading resource, Ako Pānui , to be distributed to all Kōhanga Reo around the country. The launch will take place at Te Matatini 2017. More >>

Pikihuia Awards Return for 2017

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 5:04 pm | Huia Publishers

The writers’ competition for the Pikihuia Awards 2017 is being launched on Wednesday, 1 February 2017. More >>

Fijian writer debuts 'Black Ice Matter'

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 3:58 pm | Huia Publishers

“I stand proudly behind Black Ice Matter , and proudly behind Gina Cole,” Selina Tusitala Marsh, one of New Zealand's foremost Pasifika poets, told guests at the launch of Gina Cole's debut book, Black Ice Matter. And as New Zealand's first Pasifika ... More >>

Māori Language Books Wow Judges in Children's Book Awards

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 12:15 pm | Huia Publishers

Haka , by renowned author Patricia Grace, has been chosen as a finalist for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. More >>

Wendt's latest novel a decade in the making

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 4:55 pm | Huia Publishers

The new novel Breaking Connections is the latest release from leading Pacific writer Albert Wendt. More >>



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