Vale Bert Hingley

Bert Hingley Tributes have flooded in following the announcement of the passing of publishing great,…
September 17, 2019

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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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November 4, 2020 in Media Releases

Book sector highlights cultural, social and economic importance of valuing creative rights

The New Zealand Society of Authors, the Publishers Association of New Zealand and Copyright Licensing New Zealand have teamed up to put creative rights and their importance – for writers,…
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September 1, 2020 in Media Releases, News

Kiwi readers spoilt for choice when it comes to beautiful books

COVID-19 disruption has forced many aspects of life online, but when it comes to books the appeal of a beautifully designed, tangible object has not waned.  Luckily, New Zealanders are…
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