Book Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

 

New Zealand Post Margaret Mahy Book of the Year and winner of Best Picture Book category

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The boring book
Vasanti Unka

  

Junior fiction

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Dunger
Joy Cowley

  

Best First Book

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A necklace of souls
R L Stedman

  

Children’s Choice

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The three bears… sort of
Yvonne Morrison & Donovan Bixley

  

Non-fiction

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The beginner’s guide to hunting and fishing
Paul Adamson

Young Adult Fiction

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Mortal Fire
Elizabeth Knox

  

Honour Award

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Bugs
Whiti Hereaka

  

Maori Language Award Winner

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Taka Ki Ro Wai
Keri Kaa & Martin D Page

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New Zealand Post Book Award Finalists for Children and Young Adults

The New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults finalists are selected across four categories:

Picture book finalists

  

Non-fiction finalists

  

Junior fiction

  

Young Adult Fiction

  

The winners of these categories will be announced on Monday 23 June, in Auckland.

  

Maori Language Award Winner – Taka Ki Ro Wai – Keri Kaa & Martin D Page

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Taka Ki Ro Wai
Keri Kaa & Martin D Page

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Lucy Hughes-Hallett wins 2013 Costa Biography Award

Lucy Hughes-Hallett The PikeThe Pike, an account of the life of poet Gabriele D’Annunzio
HarperCollins
NZ$29.99

Lucy Hughes-Hallett was named winner of the biography award for The Pike, an account of the life of poet Gabriele D’Annunzio. Last year, she won the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction for the same work.

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