Book winners announced

Last night the winners of the New Zealand Post Book Awards were announced. Here are the winners:

New Zealand Post Margaret Mahy Book of the Year

The Boring Book

by Vasanti Unka




Māori Language award

Taka Ki Ro Wai

by Keri Kaa and Martin D Page




The Beginner’s Guide to Hunting and Fishing in New Zealand

by Paul Adamson




Junior Fiction:


by Joy Cowley




Young Adult Fiction

Mortal Fire

by Elizabeth Knox




Picture Book

The Boring Book

by Vasanti Unka




Best first book

A Necklace of Souls

by R L Stedman




Children’s Choice Award

The Three Bears…Sort Of

by Yvonne Morrison and Donovan Bixley




Honour Award


by Whiti Hereaka(teen fiction)