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September 30, 2021 in Media Releases

Wellington independent wins Publisher of the Year

Last night, booksellers and publishers gathered online in anticipation of the 2021 Aotearoa Book Trade Industry Awards, hosted by PANZ Te Rau o Tākupu and Booksellers Aotearoa New Zealand. One…
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September 30, 2021 in Media Releases

Call for judges of the 2022 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

The organisers of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults are inviting expressions of interest from members and followers of the children’s literature community who would like…
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July 26, 2021 in Media Releases

Irish writer captures Kiwi readers’ hearts and minds

Celebrating 26 years of asking Kiwi readers to vote for their favourite books, Irish actor turned writer Lucinda Riley is newly crowned at number one with her series The Seven…
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March 4, 2021 in Media Releases

Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal and National Awards Day

The Storylines Margaret Mahy Medal and National Awards Day is being held on Sunday 28 March 1.30-5pm. Register at the Storylines website by 22 March for COVID tracing purposes.
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March 2, 2021 in Media Releases

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards Finalists Reveal a Shift in New Zealand Writing and Publishing

The shortlist for the 2021 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, released today, is a dazzling reflection of the robust, innovative literature scene of Aotearoa New Zealand, revealing a deeper engagement…
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February 2, 2021 in Media Releases

Youth, Diversity and Vitality Reflected in Ockhams Longlist

Books that explore issues of identity, domestic life, war, food, our natural world and our people are among the 40 works of poetry, prose and non-fiction longlisted for the 2021…
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November 18, 2020 in Media Releases

Submissions open for 2021 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

The New Zealand Book Awards Trust is now inviting submissions for the 2021 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. These annual awards recognise and celebrate the best…
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