Māori book award winners announced

October 18, 2013

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The winners of Massey University’s fifth annual Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards have been announced. The awards ceremony will be held at Te Wharewaka o Poneke function centre in Wellington on November 7.

All of the books are available from Massey University Library.

Category winners:

Te Haurongo | Biography

Bradford Haami (2013). Ka Mau te Wehi: Taking Kapa Haka to the World. Auckland: Ngapō and Pimia Wehi Whānau Trust.

Te Pakimaero | Fiction

Dana Rotberg and Witi Ihimaera (2013). White Lies: Tuakiri Huna. Auckland: Random House.

Te Kōrero Pono | Non-fiction

Henare Tate (2012). He Puna Iti i te Ao Mārama: A Little Spring in the World of Light. Auckland: Libro International.

Te Reo Māori | Māori language

Mamari Stephens and Mary Boyce (2013). He Papakupu Reo Ture: A Dictionary of Māori Legal Terms. Wellington: LexisNexis.

Te Tohu o Kupu Ora | Special award

Te Onehou Phillis (2012). Maumahara: The Memories of Te Onehou Phillis. Otaki: Kapohia Ltd.

View the Massey News article.

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