2006 Awards

Winners and Finalists 2006

Book of the Year
Hunter, Joy Cowley (Puffin)

Children's Choice
Nobody's Dog, Jennifer Beck and Lindy Fisher (Scholastic New Zealand)

Best First Book
The Unknown Zone, Phil Smith (Random House New Zealand)

Young Adult Fiction Winner
With Lots of Love from Georgia, Brigid Lowry (Allen & Unwin)

Honour Award
Kaitangata Twitch, Margaret Mahy (Allen & Unwin)

Junior Fiction Winner
Hunter, Joy Cowley (Puffin)

Honour Award
Sil, Jill Harris (Longacre Press)

Picture Book Winner
A Booming in the Night, Ben Brown and Helen Taylor (Reed Publishing)

Honour Award
Haere - Farewell, Jack, Farewell, Tim Tipene and Huhana Smith (Huia Publishers)

Non Fiction Winner
Scarecrow Army: The Anzacs at Gallipoli, Leon Davidson (Black Dog Books)

Honour Award
Blue New Zealand, Glenys Stace (Penguin New Zealand)

Finalists

  • Deep Fried, Bernard Beckett (Longacre Press)
  • Kaitangata Twitch, Margaret Mahy (Allen & Unwin)
  • Running Hot, David Hill (Mallinson Rendel)
  • The Unknown Zone, Phil Smith (Random House)
  • With Lots of Love from Georgia, Brigid Lowry (Allen & Unwin)
  • Hunter, Joy Cowley (Puffin)
  • Maddigan's Fantasia, Margaret Mahy (HarperCollins)
  • Maddigan's Quest (TV tie-in), Margaret Mahy (HarperCollins)
  • My Story: Chinatown Girl, Eva Wong Ng (Scholastic New Zealand)
  • Sil, Jil Harris (Longacre Press)
  • Super Freak, Brian Falkner (Mallinson Rendel)
  • A Booming in the Night, Ben Brown & Helen Taylor (Reed Publishing)
  • Haere - Farewell, Jack, Farewell, Tim Tipene & Huhana Smith (Huia Publishers)
  • Nobody's Dog, Jennifer Beck & Lindy Fisher (Scholastic New Zealand)
  • The Waka/ Te Waka, Katerina Te Keikoko Mataira, Jean Prior & Gavin Bishop (Scholastic New Zealand)
  • Where's the Gold? Pamela Allen (Penguin Viking)
  • Blue New Zealand, Glenys Stace (Puffin)
  • Cameras in Narnia, Ian Brodie (HarperCollins)
  • Frontier of Dreams: The Weight of World Wars 1897-1949, John Parker (Scholastic New Zealand)
  • Peter Blake Sailor, Adventurer, Alan Sefton (Puffin)
  • Scarecrow Army, Leon Davidson (Black Dog Books)