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Awards

Auckland University Press books and authors recognised at national book awards.

2012


2011


2010


2009


2008


2007


  • Spectrum Design Awards Best Non-Illustrated Book – Brief Lives, Chris Price. Internal design: Katrina Duncan; Cover design: Sarah Maxey

2005


  • New Zealand Society of Authors Jessie Mackay Award for Best First Book of Poetry – Clung, Sonja Yelich
  • Montana New Zealand Book Award for Biography – Chronicle of the Unsung, Martin Edmond
  • New Zealand Post Book Award for Children and Young Adults, Non-fiction Prize; LIANZA Elsie Locke Award for non-fiction – Welcome to the South Seas, Greg O’Brien

2004


2003


  • Montana New Zealand Book Award for Biography; Ernest Scott History Prize; ARANZ Ian Wards Prize – A Sort of Conscience: The Wakefields, Philip Temple
  • Spectrum Print Book Design Award for Best Cover – Dog, C. K. Stead

2002


2001


2000


Earlier


  • 1999 Montana Medal for Non-Fiction – The Loving Stitch, Heather Nicholson
  • 1998 New Zealand Society of Authors Award for Best First Book of Poetry – All Roads Lead to the Sea, Kapka Kassabova
  • 1998 Wallace Award for best book on electoral matters – Voters’ Victory? Jack Vowles, Peter Aimer, Susan Banducci, Jeffrey Karp (eds)
  • 1997 Montana Book of the Year – The Story of Suzanne Aubert, Jessie Munro
  • 1997 GP Print Design Award for Typography – The Story of Suzanne Aubert, Jessie Munro
  • 1996 Montana Book of the Year – Redemption Songs, Judith Binney
  • 1996 Montana Special Honour Award – Nga Iwi o Tainui, Bruce Biggs and Pei Te Hurinui Jones
  • 1995 NZ Book Award for Poetry – Dia, Michele Leggott
  • 1995 NZ Book Award for Non-fiction – Accidental Life, Phoebe Meikle
  • 1993 Wattie Book Award, third place – The Autobiography of my Father, Martin Edmond
  • 1991 Best First Book of Poetry – Jazz Waiata, Robert Sullivan
  • 1990 NZ Book Award for Poetry – A Pattern of Marching, Elizabeth Smither
  • 1989 Dillons Commonwealth Poetry Prize – Continuum, Allen Curnow
  • 1988 NZ Book Award for Poetry – All Cretans are Liars, Anne French
  • 1988 Best First Book of Poetry – All Cretans are Liars, Anne French
  • 1987 Best First Book of Prose – The New Zealand Wars, James Belich
  • 1987 NZ Book Award for Poetry – The Loop in Lone Kauri Road, Allen Curnow and Jump, Elizabeth Nannestad
  • 1987 Trevor Reese Award for Commonwealth History – The New Zealand Wars, James Belich
  • 1986 NZ Book Award for Poetry – Stories about Wooden Keyboards, Kendrick Smithyman
  • 1984 NZ Book Award for Book Production – Aggressions of the French, George Pritchard, Paul de Dekker (ed.)
  • 1983 NZ Book Award for Poetry – You Will Know When You Get There, Allen Curnow
  • 1982 NZ Book Award for Book Production – Portrait of Frances Hodgkins, Eric McCormick
  • 1980 NZ Book Award for Poetry – An Incorrigible Music, Allen Curnow
  • 1978 NZ Book Award for Poetry – Spells for Coming Out, Ian Wedde
  • 1977 NZ Book Award for Non-Fiction – Walter Nash, Keith Sinclair
  • 1976 NZ Book Award for Fiction – A Glorious Morning Comrade, Maurice Gee