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Globally Lauded Novelist Wins NZ’s Biggest Fiction Prize

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:10 am | New Zealand Book Awards

Internationally renowned Ngāruawāhia resident Catherine Chidgey has won New Zealand’s richest writing award, the $50,000 Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize, for her novel The Wish Child. The award was announced this evening at the 2017 Ockham New Zealand ... More >>

Literary Heavyweights Vie for Top Writing Honours

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 10:53 am | New Zealand Book Awards

Media Release – for immediate release Literary Heavyweights Vie for Top Writing Honours Four of the country’s most respected novelists are in the running for New Zealand’s richest fiction writing prize with today’s announcement of the 2017 ... More >>

ANZAC Heroes wins Margaret Mahy Book of the Year

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 12:36 pm | New Zealand Book Awards

ANZAC Heroes by Maria Gill and illustrated by Marco Ivancic wins Margaret Mahy Book of the Year - Winners announced for the 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults “Simply stunning, with gold-standard production values,” say the judges ... More >>

Inspiring Kiwi Children to Start Creative Writing

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 12:23 pm | New Zealand Book Awards

Kiwi schoolchildren will be inspired to read, draw and develop their creative writing skills by 25 passionate and entertaining authors and illustrators in this year’s Finalist Authors’ Tour for the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. More >>

Judges Spoilt For Choice In Choosing This Year's Finalists

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 11:59 am | New Zealand Book Awards

JUDGES SPOILT FOR CHOICE IN CHOOSING THIS YEAR’S FINALISTS IN THE NEW ZEALAND BOOK AWARDS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS - ANNOUNCED TODAY More >>

Shearer, farmer and former soldier wins premier book award

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 9:21 am | New Zealand Book Awards

Stephen Daisley has won New Zealand’s richest writing prize, the inaugural $50,000 Acorn Foundation Literary Award, for his novel Coming Rain, announced this evening at the 2016 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. More >>

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Finalists Announced

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 10:40 am | New Zealand Book Awards

A Wellington writer’s first novel is a finalist in the country’s most prestigious book awards, rubbing shoulders with literary heavyweights, all contenders to win the new $50,000 Acorn Foundation Literary Award. More >>

Venue Chosen For Youngsters' Book Awards

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 12:12 pm | New Zealand Book Awards

Venue Chosen For Youngsters' Book Awards More >>

Visionary Property Developer Secures Future of Book Awards

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 9:31 am | New Zealand Book Awards

The future of the country’s premier book honours - the New Zealand Book Awards - is now firmly secured, thanks to sponsorship from Ockham Residential, an Auckland urban development company widely considered to be one of the city’s most innovative ... More >>

New Zealand Book Awards Return with Major Fiction Prize

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 10:59 am | New Zealand Book Awards

After a 12-month hiatus, the country’s premier book awards will return in 2016 with a new structure, a new judging process and a significant, annual fiction prize of $50,000. The New Zealand Book Awards winners will be announced at an event during ... More >>

Great Richness and Diversity in Book Awards

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 9:51 am | New Zealand Book Awards

Pirates, orcas and penguins leap from the pages of the 22 books picked as finalists in the 2015 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. More >>

Māori Language Advisor announced for Book Award

Monday, 16 March 2015, 3:28 pm | New Zealand Book Awards

Stephanie Pohe-Tibble (Rongomaiwahine, Ngāti Kahungunu) joins Children and Young Adults Book Awards judges Bob Docherty, Fiona Mackie and Annemarie Florian, as Māori Language Advisor for the 2015 awards. ‘We are absolutely delighted, and very fortunate, ... More >>

The kids are in charge!

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 9:51 am | New Zealand Book Awards

The kids are in charge! Exciting new development makes the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults even more significant. More >>

Exciting new development in NZ Book Awards

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 9:57 am | New Zealand Book Awards

The kids are in charge! Exciting new development makes the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults even more significant. More >>

Experienced Team to Judge the 2015 New Zealand Book Awards

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 11:43 am | New Zealand Book Awards

Experienced Team to Judge the 2015 New Zealand Book Awards for Children And Young Adults More >>

New Charitable Trust to Govern New Zealand Book Awards

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:51 am | New Zealand Book Awards

A new charitable trust has been formed to govern the prestigious New Zealand Book Awards and the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Major changes to the timing and to refresh the format of the awards are also underway. More >>

Kiwis Take on the World in NZ Post Book Awards

Wednesday, 1 June 2011, 9:46 am | New Zealand Book Awards

This year’s New Zealand Post Book Awards finalists provide a feast of Kiwi experience, reflecting a growing and confident awareness of our unique place in the world, says Judging panel convenor and Te Reo Māori Advisor for the New Zealand Post Book Awards, ... More >>

Inspiring talent on tour with Book Awards Festival

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 12:19 pm | New Zealand Book Awards

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

Tahoe Biographer presented with Supreme Award

Wednesday, 1 September 2010, 10:23 am | New Zealand Book Awards

Judith Binney Wins 2010 New Zealand Post Book of the Year Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage, Christopher Finlayson has honoured historian Judith Binney with the country’s highest literary accolade, the New Zealand Post Book of the Year, for ... More >>

Tuhoe Biographer wins Supreme Award

Saturday, 28 August 2010, 3:46 pm | New Zealand Book Awards

Minister presents Tuhoe Biographer with Supreme Award Judith Binney Wins 2010 New Zealand Post Book of the Year More >>

 

 

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