Entries are now open for you to submit your nomination to win an award at the prestigious 2022 New Zealand Book Industry Awards.

Please find the links to online entry forms and information on each of the awards

The awards will be presented at Park Hyatt in Auckland, on Saturday 30 July.

In addition to the above judged categories, there will be a Lifetime Achievement Award presented to a recipient chosen by agreement between the Boards of PANZ and Booksellers Aotearoa NZ.

Entries are open to all Publishers and Booksellers, and you can also nominate someone who you think should be a winner in any of these categories.  Send your completed entry forms to gemma.browne@booksellers.co.nz by midnight on Friday 8th July.

Tickets for the annual Awards’ Dinner are on sale now.

All the very best with your entries, and we look forward to seeing you at the 2022 NZ Book Industry Awards!

This year there will also be a Booksellers’ Choice Award, for a book of the year voted by Booksellers Aotearoa members. We are looking for the New Zealand book that has made the most impact over the period 1 April 2021 - 31 March 2022. Nominate the book that has sparked passionate discussions at your book clubs, provided the most opportunity for connection with customers when handselling, been read and reviewed by your staff, and whose words have extended into your wider communities. Email gemma.browne@booksellers.co.nz with your nominations, with 2021 Booksellers’ Choice Award in the subject line. 

Register for the Booksellers Aotearoa NZ Conference (Park Hyatt, Auckland on 30 and 31 July) and book tickets for the Awards Dinner! Don't miss out on a great evening networking with industry colleagues over a dinner and wine.

Bookshops, publishers and distributors – email Gemma to discuss sponsorship options.

All the very best with your entries, and we look forward to seeing you at the NZ Book Industry Awards!