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Book awards: Montana NZ Book Awards

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Works (143)

Go Round Power Please by James BrownFirst Book of Poetry, 1996
My Sunshine by Bill ManhirePoetry, 1996
Nga Iwi o Tainui by Bruce BiggsHonour Award, 1996
Not Her Real Name by Emily PerkinsFirst Book of Fiction, 1996
Redemption Songs: A Life of Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki by Judith BinneyBook of the Year/Cultural Heritage, 1996
Salmond, Southern Jurist by Alex FrameFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 1996
Wild Dunedin : enjoying the natural history of New Zealand's wildlife capital by Neville PeatNatural Heritage, 1996
Zoology by Sheridan KeithFiction, 1996
An Anthology of New Zealand Poetry in English by Jenny BornholdtPoetry, 1997
Before the Divorce We Go to Disneyland by Diane BrownFirst Book of Poetry, 1997
Dedications by J. C. SturmHonour Award Poetry, 1997
Dove on the Waters by Maurice ShadboltHonor Award Fiction, 1997
Finding Home by Dominic SheehanFirst Book of Fiction, 1997
Mataora The Living Face: Contemporary Maori Artists by Witi IhimaeraIllustrative Arts, 1997
New Zealand Coast and Mountain Plants: their Communities and Lifestyles by John DawsonNatural Heritage, 1997
The Story of Suzanne Aubert by Jessie MunroBook of the Year/Cultural Heritage and First Book of Non-Fiction, 1997
What Becomes of the Broken Hearted? by Alan DuffFiction, 1997
All Roads Lead to the Sea by Kapka KassabovaFirst Book of Poetry, 1998
The dictionary of New Zealand English : a dictionary of New Zealandisms on historical principles by H. W. OrsmanHistory & Biography Winner and Montana Medal for Non Fiction, 1998
Goldie by Roger BlackleyIllustrative Arts, 1998
In a Fishbone Church by Catherine ChidgeyFirst Book of Fiction, 1998
Live Bodies by Maurice GeeDeutz Medal for Fiction, 1998
New Zealand Historical Atlas by Malcolm McKinnonReaders' Choice Award, 1998
Olives: The New Passion: Growing and Using Olives in New Zealand by Genevieve NoserFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 1998
Pick of the Bunch: New Zealand Wildflowers by Peter JohnsonEnvironment & Heritage, 1998
Shape-shifter by Hone TuwharePoetry, 1998
100 New Zealand Craft Artists by Helen SchamrothIllustrative Arts and First Book of Non-Fiction, 1999
Alpha Male by William BrandtFirst Book of Fiction, 1999
The Loving Stitch: A History of Knitting and Spinning in New Zealand by Heather NicholsonLifestyle Winner and Montana Medal for Non-Fiction, 1999
The Penguin Natural World of New Zealand by Gerard HutchingEnvironment & Heritage, 1999
Seeing You Asked by Vincent O'SullivanPoetry, 1999
Under the Bridge and Over the Moon by Kevin IrelandHistory & Biography, 1999
Unfamiliar Legends of the Stars by Kate CampFirst Book of Poetry, 1999
The Vintner's Luck by Elizabeth KnoxDeutz Medal for Fiction and Readers' Choice Award and Booksellers' Choice Award, 1999
The Art of Grahame Sydney by Grahame SydneyIllustrative Arts Winner and Readers' Choice Award and Montana Medal for Non Fiction, 2000
The Art of Walking Upright by Glenn ColquhounFirst Book of Poetry, 2000
Classic Tramping in New Zealand by Shaun BarnettEnvironment, 2000
The Gardener's Encyclopaedia of New Zealand Native Plants by Yvonne CaveLifestyle, 2000
Harlequin Rex by Owen MarshallDeutz Medal for Fiction, 2000
Kapiti by Chris MacleanHistory & Biography, 2000
Kava in the Blood: A Personal & Political Memoir from the Heart of Fiji by Peter ThomsonFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 2000
The Lark Quartet by Elizabeth SmitherPoetry, 2000
Stray Thoughts and Nose Bleeds by Duncan SarkiesFirst Book of Fiction, 2000
Animals Indoors by Stephanie de MontalkFirst Book of Poetry, 2001
The Bells of St Babel's: Poems 1997-2001 by Allen CurnowPoetry, 2001
The Book of Fame by Lloyd JonesDeutz Medal for Fiction, 2001
Dancing Leaves: the Story of New Zealand's Cabbage Tree, Ti Kouka by Philip SimpsonEnvironment, 2001
Emerald Budgies by Karyn HayFirst Book of Fiction, 2001
Fresh by Julie BiusoLifestyle, 2001
Parihaka The Art of Passive Resistance by Te Miringa HohaiaHistory & Biography (tied), 2001
Pukaki: a Comet Returns by Paul TapsellFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 2001
Ralph Hotere: Black Light by Ralph HotereIllustrative Arts, 2001
Wrestling with the Angel: A Life of Janet Frame by Michael KingMontana Medal for Non-Fiction, History & Biography (tied) and Readers' Choice, 2001
Akekeia!: Traditional Dance in Kiribati by Tony WhincupIllustrative Arts, 2002
The Art of Tivaevae: Traditional Cook Islands Quilting by Lynnsay RongokeaLifestyle & Contemporary Culture, 2002
A City Possessed: The Christchurch Civic Creche Case by Lynley HoodHistory Winner and Readers' Choice Award and Montana Medal for Non Fiction, 2002
Eruera Manuera by Onehou PhillisHonor Award, 2002
Fool's Paradise by Steve BrauniasFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 2002
Husk by Chris PriceFirst Book of Poetry, 2002
Long Loop Home: A Memoir by Peter WellsBiography, 2002
Nga Pepeha a Nga Tipuna: The Sayings of the Ancestors by Hirini Moko MeadReference & Anthology, 2002
Piggy-Back Moon by Hone TuwharePoetry, 2002
Rolling Thunder: the Spirit of Karekare by Bob HarveyEnvironment, 2002
Stonedogs by Craig MarrinerDeutz Medal for Fiction and First Book of Fiction Winner, 2002
Feeding the Dogs by Kay McKenzie CookeFirst Book of Poetry, 2003
Len Castle: Potter by Len CastleIllustrative Arts, 2003
No Idle Rich: the Wealthy in Canterbury and Otago, 1840-1914 by Jim McAloonHistory, 2003
Playing God by Glenn ColquhounPoetry Winner and Readers’ Choice Award, 2003
Queen of Beauty by Paula MorrisFirst Book of Fiction, 2003
The Shag Incident by Stephanie JohnsonDeutz Medal For Fiction, 2003
A Sort of Conscience: The Wakefields by Philip TempleBiography, 2003
Spirit in a Strange Land: A Selection of New Zealand Spiritual Verse by Paul MorrisReference & Anthology, 2003
Te Araroa: The New Zealand Trail by Geoff ChappleEnvironment, 2003
Wine Atlas of New Zealand by Michael CooperLifestyle & Contemporary Culture Winner and Montana Medal for Non Fiction, 2003
The Year of the Horse by Sam MahonFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 2003
The Adulterer's Bible by Cliff FellFirst Book of Poetry, 2004
Bloom by Kelly Ana MoreyFirst Book of Fiction, 2004
Central by Arno GasteigerIllustrative Arts, 2004
Deep New Zealand: Blue Water, Black Abyss by Peter BatsonEnvironment, 2004
Mason: The Life of R. A. K. Mason by Rachel BarrowmanBiography, 2004
The Penguin History of New Zealand by Michael KingReader's Choice Award, 2004
Sing-song by Anne KennedyPoetry, 2004
Slow Water by Annamarie JagoseDeutz Medal For Fiction, 2004
Tai Tokerau Whakairo Rākau = Northland Māori Wood Carving by Deidre BrownFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 2004
The Trial of the Cannibal Dog: The Remarkable Story of Captain Cook's Encounters in the South Seas by Anne SalmondHistory Winner and Montana Medal for Non Fiction, 2004
Whetu Moana: Contemporary Polynesian Poems in English by Albert WendtReference & Anthology, 2004
At Home: A Century of New Zealand Design by Douglas Lloyd JenkinsHistory Winner and Montana Medal for Non Fiction, 2005
Chronicle of the Unsung by Martin EdmondBiography, 2005
Clung by Sonja YelichFirst Book of Poetry, 2005
Ghost Dance by Douglas WrightFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 2005
Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs by Ans WestraIllustrative Arts, 2005
Made in Morocco by Julie Le ClercReader's Choice Award, 2005
My Real Life (and Other Stories) by Julian NovitzFirst Book of Fiction, 2005
The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary by Graeme D. KennedyReference & Anthology, 2005
Nice Morning for it, Adam by Vincent O'SullivanPoetry, 2005
Tiritiri Matangi: A Model of Conservation by Anne RimmerEnvironment, 2005
Tu by Patricia GraceFiction Winner and Deutz Medal For Fiction or Poetry, 2005
Blindsight by Maurice GeeFiction Winner and Reader's Choice Award and Deutz Medal For Fiction or Poetry, 2006
The Captive Wife by Fiona KidmanReader's Choice Award, 2006
Contemporary New Zealand Photographers by Hannah Holm [ed.]Illustrative, 2006
Dingle: Discovering the Sense in Adventure by Graeme DingleBiography, 2006
Dream Fish Floating by Karlo MilaFirst Book of Poetry, 2006
Great Sporting Moments: the Best of Sport Magazine, 1988-2004 by Damien WilkinsReference & Anthology, 2006
How to Look at a Painting by Justin PatonLifestyle & Contemporary Culture, 2006
Lifted by Bill ManhirePoetry, 2006
Pākehā and the Treaty: Why it's Our Treaty Too by Pat SneddenFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 2006
Pōhutukawa & Rātā : New Zealand's Iron-Hearted Trees by Philip SimpsonEnvironment Winner and Montana Medal for Non Fiction, 2006
A Red Silk Sea by Gillian RansteadFirst Book of Fiction, 2006
Thrift to Fantasy by Rosemary McLeodHistory, 2006
Douglas Lilburn: His Life and Music by Philip NormanBiography, 2007
Eagle's Complete Trees and Shrubs of New Zealand by Audrey Lily EagleIllustrative Winner and Montana Medal for Non Fiction, 2007
Furniture of the New Zealand Colonial Era: An Illustrated History, 1830-1900 by William CottrellReference & Anthology Winner and First Book of Non-Fiction Winner, 2007
Ghosts of Gondwana: the History of Life in New Zealand by George W. GibbsEnvironment, 2007
The Goose Bath: Poems by Janet FramePoetry, 2007
Mister Pip by Lloyd JonesFiction Winner and Reader's Choice Award and Montana Medal For Fiction or Poetry, 2007
Secret Heart by Airini BeautraisFirst Book of Poetry, 2007
The Sound of Butterflies by Rachael KingFirst Book of Fiction, 2007
Stitch: Contemporary New Zealand Textile Artists by Ann PackerLifestyle & Contemporary Culture, 2007
Vaka Moana, Voyages of the Ancestors: The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific by Kerry HoweHistory, 2007
Bill Hammond: Jingle Jangle Morning by Jennifer HayIllustrative, 2008
The Blue by Mary McCallumReaders' Choice Award and First Book of Fiction, 2008
Cold Snack by Janet CharmanPoetry, 2008
The Great Sacred Forest of Tane =: Te Wao Tapu Nui a Tane: A Natural Pre-History of Aotearoa New Zealand by Alan ClarkeFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 2008
Incognito by Jessica Le BasFirst Book of Poetry, 2008
The Life and Times of James Walter Chapman Taylor by Judy SiersBiography, 2008
Mau Moko: The World of Maori Tattoo by Ngahuia Te AwekotukuLifestyle & Contemporary Culture, 2008
A Nest of Singing Birds: 100 Years of the New Zealand School Journal by Gregory O'BrienReference & Anthology, 2008
Opportunity by Charlotte GrimshawFiction Winner and Montana Medal for Fiction or Poetry, 2008
Te Tau Ihu o te Waka: Te Ara Hou - The New Society v. 2: a History of Nelson and Marlborough by John MitchellHistory, 2008
Wetlands of New Zealand: A Bitter-Sweet Story by Janet HuntEnvironment Winner and Montana Medal for Non Fiction, 2008
The 10pm Question by Kate De GoldiReaders' Choice, 2009
Buying the Land, Selling the Land: Governments and Māori Land in the North Island 1865-1921 by Richard BoastHistory, 2009
Collected Poems 1951-2006 by C. K. SteadReference & Anthology, 2009
A Continent on the Move: New Zealand Geoscience into the 21st Century by I. J. GrahamEnvironment, 2009
Everything Talks by Sam SampsonFirst Book of Poetry, 2009
He Pataka Kupu: Te Kai a te Rangatira (English, Maori and Maori Edition) by Maori Language CommissionMāori Language Award, 2009
Ladies, A Plate: Traditional Home Baking by Alexa JohnstonLifestyle & Contemporary Culture, 2009
Making the Molecules Dance: Ceramics, 1948-2008 by Len CastleIllustrative, 2009
Mates and Lovers: A History of Gay New Zealand by Chris BrickellFirst Book of Non-Fiction, 2009
Novel About My Wife by Emily PerkinsMontana Medal for Fiction, 2009
The Rehearsal by Eleanor CattonFirst Book of Fiction, 2009
Rita Angus: An Artist's Life by Jill TrevelyanBiography Winner and Montana Medal for Non-Fiction, 2009
The Rocky Shore by Jenny BornholdtPoetry, 2009

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The Montana New Zealand Book Awards are a series of literary awards to works of New Zealand citizens. They were created in 1996, as a merge of the two previously most relevant awards in New Zealand: the Montana Book Awards and the New Zealand Book Awards. Since 2010 this award is now called the New Zealand Post Book Award.


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