Awards

Auckland University Press books are the epitome of quality scholarly publishing and have long been recognised at national book awards.

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2018

 

2017

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2015


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2013

2012


2011

2010

  • PANZ Book Design Awards – Hachette NZ Award for Best Non-illustrated Book – Mirabile Dictu, Michele Leggott and designed by Katrina Duncan (internal) and Keely O'Shannessy (cover)
  • New Zealand Society of Authors – Jessie Mackay Award for Best First Book of Poetry – Fast Talking PI, Selina Tusitala Marsh
  • Pride in Print Awards, Gold: Book Category – Aloe, Diana Bridge

2009

2008

  • Montana New Zealand Book Award for Poetry – Cold Snack, Janet Charman
  • New Zealand Society of Authors – Jessie Mackay Award for Best First Book of Poetry – Incognito, Jessica Le Bas

2007

  • Spectrum Design Awards – Best Non-Illustrated Book – Brief Lives, Chris Price and designed by Katrina Duncan (internal) and Sarah Maxey (cover)

2005

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

2002

2001

  • Montana Book Award – Poetry – The Bells of St Babel’s, Allen Curnow
  • Spectrum Print Book Design Award – Best Cover – A Book in the Hand, edited by Penny Griffith, Alan Loney and Peter Hughes and designed by John Callaghan 
  • ARANZ Ian Wards Prize – His Way: A Life of Robert Muldoon, Barry Gustafson

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?, edited by Jack Vowles, Peter Aimer, Susan Banducci and Jeffrey Karp 
  • 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
  • 1987 NZ Book Award for Poetry – 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, edited by George Pritchard and Paul de Dekker 
  • 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