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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 >>

Parliamentary Launch for 'Crossing the Floor'

Friday, 20 November 2015, 9:41 am | Huia Publishers

Just over nineteen years after being first elected, Tariana Turia and the story of her transformative journey through Parliament will be launched in the new book Crossing the Floor - The Story of Tariana Turia on Monday 23rd November 2015. More >>

Book Launch - Māori in the Private Military Industry

Monday, 16 November 2015, 4:51 pm | Huia Publishers

“The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are ‘easily the largest privatized conflicts the world has ever seen’. Some have even described them as ‘contractor wars’”. More >>

Tamanui books take flight in Taranaki

Friday, 13 November 2015, 9:16 am | Huia Publishers

Sixteen years after Tamanui, the last surviving kōkako in Taranaki’s Moki forest, was rescued, the story of Tamanui will return to Pukearuhe Marae on Saturday 14 November 2015, for the launch of the newly released children’s books, Tamanui: The Brave ... More >>

2015 Pikihuia Awards at Te Wharewaka

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 4:44 pm | Huia Publishers

Saturday 19th September is the big day as the winners are announced in the 2015 Pikihuia Awards for Māori writers at Te Wharewaka o Pōneke in Wellington. More >>

Launch of the HAKA!

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 10:37 am | Huia Publishers

The story behind the world's most famous haka is being launched at Te Papa, Wellington on Friday 11th September 2015. More >>

Three HUIA titles in 2015 Nga Kupu Ora Award finalists

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 2:37 pm | Huia Publishers

The shortlist of New Zealand’s top Māori books for 2014 has been announced ahead of this year’s Massey University Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards and HUIA Publishers have three titles in the running. More >>

Keys and Ngā Kī Finalists in 2015 NZ Book Awards

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 9:55 am | Huia Publishers

Keys and Ngā Kī Finalists in 2015 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults More >>

Pikihuia Māori Writer Awards now in 20th Year!

Monday, 9 March 2015, 9:56 am | Huia Publishers

Two years have flown by and it is time again for the Pikihuia Awards for Māori Writers competition which opens today. More >>

Watched - Super-powers the key to writing!

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 2:41 pm | Huia Publishers

Tihema Baker’s super-powers stole the stage at the launch of his debut novel - Watched - at Te Papa in Wellington last evening. More >>

Keys - a childhood dream realised

Friday, 12 December 2014, 12:54 pm | Huia Publishers

New author Sacha Cotter has had a dream come true. Her first book Keys, along with the te reo Māori version Ngā Kī, was launched at the Wellington City Library last Thursday, to an enthusiastic audience of children from local Kōhanga Reo and Kindergarten. More >>

Large crowd launch Parekura Horomia book at the Beehive

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 10:13 am | Huia Publishers

Over 200 people attended a stirring parliamentary launch for the biography 'Parekura Horomia - Kia Ora Chief' by Wira Gardiner. More >>