New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards

Introduction, by Bob Docherty, convening judge    At the beginning of the judging process, I likened the process of judging to be like a vintner looking forward to tasting this ye
A beautifully told story of hope and promise set in the tranquillity of the Marlborough Sounds, spanning issues of environment, conservation and relationships is the winner of this year’s Mar
  Pirates, orcas and penguins leap from the pages of the 22 books picked as finalists in the 2015 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.    In the 25th ye