The NZ Heritage Book Awards 2019

Congratulations to all those on the Short List

We invite all interested people to join us for the prize giving at St Michael and All Angels, 99 Oxford Tce, Christchurch on Thursday 24 October 2019, 7 – 9pm.

Non-Fiction Short List

Rising from the Rubble: a health system’s extraordinary response to the Canterbury earthquakes, Michael Ardagh and Joanne Deely,  Canterbury University Press

Colonial Businesswomen in New Zealand, Catherine Bishop, Otago University Press

Galleries of Maoriland: Artists, Collectors and the Maori Woirld, 1880-1910, Roger Blackley,  Auckland University Press

Past Caring? Women, Work and Emotion, Barbara Brookes, Jane McCabe and Angela Wanhalla (eds), Otago University Press

Filming the Colonial Past: The New Zealand Wars on Screen, Annabel Cooper,  Otago University Press

Pathway of the Birds: The Voyaging Achievements of Māori and their Polynesian Ancestors, Andrew Crowe, Bateman (and University of Hawai’i Press)

Dead Letters: Censorship and Subversion in New Zealand 1914-1920, Jared Davidson,  Otago University Press

Beyond Manapouri: 50 years of environmental politics in New Zealand, Catherine Knight,  Canterbury University Press

Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Toby Morris, Ross Calman, Mark Derby and Piripi Walker,  Lift Education e Tu

The New Zealand Wars; Nga Pakanga o Aotearoa, Vincent O’Malley,  Bridget Williams Books

New Zealand and the Sea, Frances Steel (ed),  Bridget Williams Books

Fiction Short List

The Ash, The Well and The Bluebell– Sandra Arnold-Makaro Press

Inangahua Gold-Kathleen Gallagher-Kingfisher Publishing

Province of Danger-Ray Grover-Quentin Wilson Publishing

Purakau- Maori Myths Retold-edited Witi Ihimaera, Whiti Hereaka-Vintage

The Imaginary Lives of James Poneke- Tina Makereti-Vintage

Loving Sylvie-Elisabeth Smither-Allen and Unwin

Fiction Special Mention

Kindred-Tony Chapelle-Rangitawa PublishingThe Telegram– Phillippa Werry-Pipi Press

Poetry Collections- Special Award

Selected Poems– Brian Turner-Victoria University Press

View from the South- Owen Marshall/ photographs by Grahame Sydney-Vintage

Short Prose Short List

Her Artful Memory by Sugu Pilay

Hundertwasser in New Zealand by Jenny Haworth

Nga Whakawehe by Vaughan Rapatajan

Titiro Whakamuri by Kokiri Whakamua

Look Back and Reflect, Then You Can Move Forward by Sue Kingham

The Missing by Janet Wainscott

Ali Comes to New Zealand by Ky Buckingham

Poetry Short list 

Tearing the Jive Centre by Tremolo

Rāpaki 1/Rāpaki 2 by Eve Barlow

Tremelo by Tremolo

Ngati Moki by Kathleen Gallagher

Huts by Jillian Sullivan

Hiraeth by Wendy Cheyne

Read about the competition judges.


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