New Zealand Heritage Book and Writing Awards 2018

The Shortlist


Judge: Fiona Farrell

Harvest by Christine Carrell (Nugget Stream Press, 2017)
The Life of De’Ath by Majella Cullinane (Steele Roberts Publishers, 2018)
Finding by David Hill (Puffin, 2018)
This Mortal Boy by Fiona Kidman (Vintage Penguin Random House, 2018)
The Annotated Tree Worship: List of Topoi/ Draft Research Portfolio by Jack Ross (Paper Table, 2017)
Gone to Pegasus by Tess Redgrave (Submarine Press, 2018)

Nonfiction Book

Judge: Tom Brooking

Chris Brickell, Teenagers and the Rise of Youth Culture in New Zealand (Auckland University Press, 2017)
Helen Brown and Tarekei Norton, eds. Tāngāta Ngāi Tahu: People of Ngāi Tahu. Volume One (Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu/Bridget Williams Books, Wellington/Christchurch, 2017)
Chris Bourke, Good-Bye Maoriland” The Songs and Sounds of New Zealand’s Great War (Auckland University Press, 2017)
Barbara Else, Go Girl. A Storybook of Epic New Zealand Women (Puffin, Auckland, 2017)
Catherine Knight, Beyond Manapouri: 50 Years of Environmental Politics in New Zealand (Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2018)
John Newton, Hard Frost: Structures of Feeling in New Zealand Literature 1908-1945 (Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2017)
Lachy Paterson and Angela Wanhalla, He Reo Wāhine: Māori Women’s Voices from the Nineteenth Century (Auckland University Press, 2017)
Grey Ryan and Geoff Watson, Sport and the New Zealanders: A History (Auckland University Press, 2018)
Ann Salmond, Tears of Rangi: Experiments Across Worlds (Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2017)
John Wilson, Local Lives: A History of Addington (Addington Neighbourhood Association/Caxton, Christchurch, 2017)


Judge: Bernadette Hall

John Ewen, Into the Adit
Gail Ingram, Women’s March 1973
Jillian Sullivan, The Snow of ’63
Isabelle McNeur, The Skyline is Shorter Now, but its Beautiful down there
Karen Zelas, Holly Road, St Albans
Vaughan Rapatahana, Rangiaowhia
Rangi Fatih, Charles Torlese Encounters with Oioi
Lucy D’Aeth, Fight/ Flight

Short Fiction

Judge: Owen Marshall

Linette and Montague, Caroline Barron
Dea’s Story, Susan Cambridge
Julia Cassidy, Juliana Venning
Fishing For Taniwha, Annette Edwards-Hill
Ducks and Parsnips, Dianna Duckworth

Please join us for the prize giving and readings from the winners. All welcome.

Thursday 18 October

7 – 9pm

St Michael and All Angels

95 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch



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