New Zealand Book Awards - Winners 1999

Deutz Medal For Fiction or Poetry
The Vintner's Luck, Elizabeth Knox, (Victoria University Press).

Montana Medal for Non-Fiction
The Loving Stitch: A history of knitting and spinning in New Zealand, Heather Nicholson, (Auckland University Press).

History & Biography
Under the Bridge and Over the Moon, Kevin Ireland, (Vintage).

Poetry Award
Seeing You Asked, Vincent O'Sullivan, (VUP).

Illustrative Arts
100 New Zealand Craft Artists, Helen Schamroth, (Godwit).

Environment & Heritage
The Natural World of New Zealand Gerard Hutching, (Penguin).

Readers' Choice Award
The Vintner's Luck, Elizabeth Knox, (VUP).

Best Review Page

Reviewer of the Year
Iain Sharp

The New Zealand Society of Author Best First Book Awards
Hubert Church Award for Fiction
Alpha Male William Brandt, (Victoria University Press).

Jessie Mackay Award for Poetry
Unfamiliar Legends of the Stars Kate Camp, (Victoria University Press).

E H McCormick Award for Non-Fiction
100 New Zealand Craft Artists Helen Schamroth, (Godwit).