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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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



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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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Whiti Hereaka


Maori Language Award Winner

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Taka Ki Ro Wai
Keri Kaa & Martin D Page