Book News

2 Jul 2016
Mt Eden community bookshop, Time Out Bookstore, has been named Bookseller of the Year at the NZ Book Trade Industry Awards for 2016. Allen & Unwin Publishers have been named Publisher of the...
30 Jun 2016
by Elizabeth Heritage The editing and production are complete, the book has arrived from the printers, the marketing and publicity is in full swing, and the book’s about to hit stores...
30 Jun 2016
The Government seems to be tying itself in knots over the collection of GST on small value goods including books bought from overseas online retailers, according to Booksellers NZ. “The...
30 Jun 2016
Works by a head and neck surgeon, a retired chest physician and a midwife are among the finalists of the Ashton Wylie Mind Body Spirit Literary Awards announced today.    There...
24 Jun 2016
The winner of the prize draw for New Zealand’s first Book Night is a 7-year-old boy who read a book from the Goosebump series and solved book-related clues by torchlight. He won a $150...
23 Jun 2016
By Rachel O’Neill   Like many, I loved The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate by Margaret Mahy as a child. I still loved it when my little sister came along when I was eight. I still...
22 Jun 2016
The Hone Tuwhare Charitable Trust has just been awarded $100,000 by the Lottery World War One Commemorations, Environment and Heritage Committee to restore and repair the South Otago crib of...
20 Jun 2016
The Awards recognise achievements by New Zealanders, both amateur and professional, in the science fiction, fantasy and horror genres.   This year voting took place at Au Contraire...
20 Jun 2016
Judges “spoilt for choice” in PANZ Book Design Awards.   Once again New Zealand’s book designers shine in the build-up to the most prestigious industry book design...
17 Jun 2016
Another round of Te Papa Tupu will kick off at the start of July with six new Māori writers selected to go through the unique incubator.    “The quality of the submissions...