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200+ Events for the New Zealand Post Book Awards Festival

Wednesday, 7 May 2014, 3:37 pm | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

200+ Events for the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults Festival What could baking mouse poo scones, a wild food brekkie, creating wearable arts, decorating a double-decker bus, author and illustrator workshops and boring books ... More >>

Winners announced for New Zealand Post Children’s Book Award

Tuesday, 25 June 2013, 9:39 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Ted Dawe’s book Into the River won the New Zealand Post Margaret Mahy Book of the Year and was also the winner of the Young Adult Fiction category. More >>

Children’s Book Award finalists on whirlwind tour

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 10:28 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Cupcake parties, school quizzes, whānau storytelling times, a Parihaka peace celebration and a live Tuatara visiting a library are all part of this year’s New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards festival. More >>

Finalists for the 2013 NZ Post Children's Book Award

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 9:55 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Media Release Wednesday 3 April 2013 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED 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 ... More >>

Diary of a Kiwi Soldier Wins Children’s Book of the Year

Thursday, 17 May 2012, 9:42 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

The true story of a World War l Kiwi soldier has won the country’s highest honour in children’s writing at the 2012 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards. Nice Day for a War, by author Matt Elliot and illustrated by Chris Slane was awarded the ... More >>

Children’s Book Festival Brings Nation’s Stories To Life

Monday, 30 April 2012, 2:27 pm | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Some of our best writers and illustrators take to the streets, parks, libraries and schools all over the country next week in celebration of this year’s New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards. More >>

Rising Talent to the Fore Among Awards Finalists

Tuesday, 28 February 2012, 1:01 pm | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Emerging authors and illustrators have made every category of the New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards this year – competing alongside well-known names for top honours. More >>

Picture Book Lands Premier Children’s Literature Prize

Thursday, 19 May 2011, 10:55 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Canterbury literary legend, Margaret Mahy and internationally recognised illustrator from Dunedin, David Elliot, have won the country’s most prestigious gong for children’s literature, The New Zealand Post Children’s Book of the Year Award for their picture ... More >>

Voting Frenzy for Nation’s Favourite Children’s Book

Friday, 25 March 2011, 12:35 pm | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Votes are pouring in for the nation’s favourite children’s book as hundreds of school-age students cast their votes for the much-coveted Children’s Choice Award; one of the highlights of the prestigious 2011 New Zealand Post Children’s Book ... More >>

Finalist line-up for the 2011 NZ Post Children’s Book Awards

Tuesday, 22 February 2011, 9:21 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

A quarter of the 20 finalists in the 2011 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards have been written or illustrated by newcomers and this is reflected across all four categories – Picture Book, Junior Fiction, Young Adult Fiction and Non-fiction. ... More >>

Old Hu-Hu Takes Out Top Kids' Literature Prize

Thursday, 20 May 2010, 10:53 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Central Otago writer, Kyle Mewburn and Wellington illustrator, Rachel Driscoll have won the country’s highest accolade in children’s literature, the New Zealand Post Children’s Book of the Year  Award for their picture book, Old Hu-Hu. More >>

Kid's Books Come Alive For Kids' Book Festival

Friday, 7 May 2010, 11:07 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Some of our best writers and illustrators take to the streets, parks, trams, buses, libraries and schools all over the country next week in celebration of this year's New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards. More >>

Students Vote in Thousands for Favourite Book

Tuesday, 23 March 2010, 1:09 pm | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

School students around the country are voting now for their favourite book in the celebrated Children’s Choice Award; one of the highlights of the 2010 New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards. More >>

Children’s Book Awards Reveal Major New Talent

Tuesday, 3 March 2009, 9:30 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Emerging authors and illustrators battle it out with our long-time writing heroes in the nation’s most prestigious children’s book awards this year. More >>

Poets Should Pop Poems In Post

Tuesday, 11 March 2008, 2:27 pm | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Aspiring young poets and lyric writers should put pen to paper for this year’s New Zealand Post National Schools Poetry Awards. More >>

Children's Book Judging Is Full Steam Ahead

Friday, 8 December 2006, 9:49 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Judging New Zealand's Best Children's Books Of The Year Is Full Steam Ahead More >>

Children voting NOW for their favourite book

Tuesday, 4 April 2006, 8:59 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

Children voting NOW for their favourite book in the 10th annual New Zealand Post Book Awards. More >>

Star Children’s Writers Visiting Towns Near You!

Friday, 24 February 2006, 2:49 pm | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FRIDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2006 Star Children’s Writers Visiting Towns Near You! Writers and illustrators with finalist books in this year’s tenth annual New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults will be ... More >>

NZ Post Childrens Book Awards Finalists Announced

Wednesday, 8 February 2006, 9:36 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

A brave new world emerges in writing for children as finalists in the 10th annual New Zealand Post Book Awards are announced More >>

Dynamic team to judge year's best children's books

Wednesday, 14 December 2005, 11:07 am | NZ Post Children's Book Awards

MEDIA RELEASE – Tuesday 13 December 2005 Dynamic team to judge this year’s best New Zealand children’s books The tenth annual New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults will be judged by a dynamic team of judges who share an active ... More >>

 

 

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