2007 Awards

New Zealand Book Awards - Winners 2007

Montana Medal For Fiction or Poetry
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones (Penguin Books)

Montana Medal for Non Fiction
Eagles Complete Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand, Audrey Eagle (Te Papa Press)

Fiction
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones (Penguin Books)

Fiction runners-up
The Fainter, Damien Wilkins (Victoria University Press)
The Cowboy Dog, Nigel Cox (Victoria University Press)

Poetry
The Goose Bath, Janet Frame (Vintage)

History
Vaka Moana: Voyages of the Ancestors, K.R. Howe (ed.) (David Bateman)

Biography
Douglas Lilburn: His Life and Music, by Philip Norman (Canterbury University Press)

Environment
Ghosts of Gondwana, by George Gibbs (Craig Potton Publishing)

Lifestyle & Contemporary Culture
Stitch: Contemporary New Zealand Textile Artists, Ann Packer (Random House)

Illustrative
Eagles Complete Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand, Audrey Eagle (Te Papa Press)

Reference & Anthology
Furniture of the New Zealand Colonial Era: An Illustrated History 1830-1900, William Cottrell (Reed Publishing)

Readers' Choice Award
Mister Pip, Lloyd Jones (Penguin Books)

Hubert Church Best First Book of Fiction
The Sound of Butterflies, Rachael King (Black Swan)

Jessie Mackay Best First Book of Poetry
Secret Heart, Airini Beautrais (Victoria University Press)

E.H. McCormick Best First Book of Non-Fiction
Furniture of the New Zealand Colonial Era: An Illustrated History 1830-1900, William Cottrell (Reed Publishing)

Review Page or Programme of the Year Award
New Zealand Listener

Reviewer of the Year Award
David Eggleton