How to enter

Entries for the 2018 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults have now closed.

The finalists for the 2018 Awards were announced on Wednesday 6 June 2018, and the winners were announced at an awards ceremony held in Wellington on 8 August 2018.

Entries for the 2019 New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, which will be for books published between 1 April 2018 and 31 March 2019, will open on 22 November 2018.

You can find out if your book will be eligible by referring to the 2018 Call for Entries Pack here.

Any queries about the Awards should be directed to the Awards Administrator, Joy Sellen, at childrensawards@nzbookawards.org.nz, or telephone 027 773 9855.