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New Zealand Post Book Awards Finalists Announced

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 9:58 am | NZ Post Book Awards

— QUINTESSENTIAL KIWI CHARACTER SHINES THROUGH The quintessential New Zealand character comes to the fore in the finalists for the New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014, announced today. Selected from 150 entries, the judges say the finalist books ... More >>

Children's Book Award Finalists - Books for Prince George

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 1:35 pm | NZ Post Book Awards

What special Kiwi gift can you give a small prince who is not even a year old? Specially inscribed Picture Books from the cream of New Zealand children’s authors — that’s what. More >>

The Big Music by Kirsty Gunn takes top prize at Book Awards

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 9:28 am | NZ Post Book Awards

The Big Music by Kirsty Gunn – this year’s top book at the New Zealand Post Book Awards - is a novel the judges say is “as big as the music at its heart”. More >>

Inaugural New Zealand Post Book Awards Festival

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 12:46 pm | NZ Post Book Awards

New Zealand’s top authors will be celebrated in their home towns as part of the first ever New Zealand Post Book Awards Festival, from 12-18 August. The finalists for the 2013 New Zealand Post Book Awards were announced in July - with the winners, ... More >>

New Zealand Post Book Award finalists unveiled

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 9:09 am | NZ Post Book Awards

Finalists include a crowd funded book, while sci-fi novel wins Māori Language prize More >>

Best First Books revealed in New Zealand Post Book Awards

Wednesday, 17 July 2013, 11:35 am | NZ Post Book Awards

A book about a Moa - that has been described by judges as illuminating, entertaining and utterly original - has won the New Zealand Society of Authors’ Best First Book Non-Fiction prize in the New Zealand Post Book Awards. More >>

Finalists Announced in NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 10:23 am | NZ Post Book Awards

A diverse range of themes and styles - but where are the heroines? An impressive variety of books make up the finalists of this year’s New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards. And Chief Judge Bernard Beckett says it suggests we have a group of ... More >>

New Zealand’s best books to shine under revamped awards

Friday, 12 October 2012, 12:57 pm | NZ Post Book Awards

A raft of changes to the New Zealand Post Book Awards will aim to take New Zealand’s most outstanding books out to the nation’s readers from 2013, organisers announced today. More >>

Auckland: Award-winning authors with Jennifer Ward-Lealand

Thursday, 26 July 2012, 3:17 pm | NZ Post Book Awards

Mark the date in your diary - New Zealand Post Book Award-winning writers of 2012 will be speaking at a free author event in Auckland on Thursday 2 August. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear New Zealand’s best writers come together to discuss ... More >>

New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012 Finalists Announced

Wednesday, 6 June 2012, 12:11 pm | NZ Post Book Awards

A diverse and exciting range of books have today been announced as finalists for the 2012 New Zealand Post Book Awards. More >>

Supreme Book Award Winner is This Year’s Top Judge

Thursday, 1 December 2011, 10:22 am | NZ Post Book Awards

Last year Chris Bourke took home the country’s top literary honour – the New Zealand Post Book of the Year Award – for his work Blue Smoke: the Lost Dawn of New Zealand Popular Music 1918-1964 . This year he heads up the judging panel for ... More >>

Unleash Your Inner Critic - Book Awards Seek Judges

Wednesday, 5 October 2011, 10:35 am | NZ Post Book Awards

If the thought of reading up to 200 books doesn’t make you swoon, it could be time to unleash your inner critic and put your hat in the ring to be a judge for this year’s New Zealand Post Book Awards. More >>

Entries sought in search for New Zealand’s Best Books

Monday, 3 October 2011, 12:24 pm | NZ Post Book Awards

Entries open today for the nation’s most prestigious book awards: the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards and the New Zealand Post Book Awards 2012. More >>

Kiwi Music History Takes Top Literary Prize

Thursday, 28 July 2011, 9:10 am | NZ Post Book Awards

Blue Smoke by Chris Bourke wins 2011 New Zealand Post Book of the Year Blue Smoke by Chris Bourke wins 2011 New Zealand Post Book of the Year Blue Smoke by Chris Bourke wins 2011 New Zealand Post Book of the Year More >>

Inspiring talent on tour with Children’s Book Awards

Monday, 2 May 2011, 6:29 pm | NZ Post Book Awards

Inspiring talent on tour with this year’s New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards Festival More >>

Top broadcasters in conversation with authors

Wednesday, 18 August 2010, 2:47 pm | NZ Post Book Awards

Book-lovers, mark your page now: the New Zealand Post Book Award-winning writers of 2010 will be speaking at two free author events in Auckland and Wellington. More >>

Book Awards Call For Maori Language Entries

Monday, 26 July 2010, 4:43 pm | NZ Post Book Awards

There will be no Māori Language Award given this year in the country’s most prestigious book awards – the New Zealand Post Book Awards - as there were no books submitted into that category. More >>

New Writer Challenges Old Favourites

Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 10:28 am | NZ Post Book Awards

A Wellington writer’s first novel will go head-to-head with works by two of our most acclaimed authors as finalists in the country’s most prestigious literary honours, the inaugural New Zealand Post Book Awards. More >>

De Goldi Wins Children’s Book of the Year

Thursday, 21 May 2009, 9:24 am | NZ Post Book Awards

Kate De Goldi has won the country’s highest accolade in children’s and young adult writing; tonight she took the 2009 New Zealand Post Book of the Year Award for her novel, The 10PM Question. More >>

Top Children’s Writers and Illustrators on Tour

Friday, 8 May 2009, 2:19 pm | NZ Post Book Awards

Towns and cities all over New Zealand will come alive with books next week as some of the country’s best authors and illustrators visit in celebration of this year’s New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. More >>

 

 

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