Past Winners

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards

THE ACORN FOUNDATION LITERARY AWARD
Coming Rain by Stephen Daisley (Text Publishing, 2015)
GENERAL NON-FICTION
Māori Boy: A Memoir of Childhood by Witi Ihimaera (Vintage, 2014)
ILLUSTRATED NON-FICTION
Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History by Atholl Anderson, Judith Binney and Aroha Harris (Bridget Williams Books, 2014)
POETRY
The Conch Trumpet by David Eggleton (Otago University Press, 2015)
THE HUBERT CHURCH BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION
The Invisible Mile by David Coventry (Victoria University Press, 2015)
THE JUDITH BINNEY BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD FOR ILLUSTRATED NON-FICTION
Te Ara Puoro: A Journey into the World of Māori Music by Richard Nunns with Allan Thomas (Potton & Burton, 2014)
THE E H MCCORMICK BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD FOR GENERAL NON-FICTION
Panguru and the City, Kāinga Tahi, Kāinga Rua: An Urban Migration History by Melissa Matutina Williams (Bridget Williams Books, 2015)
THE JESSIE MACKAY BEST FIRST BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY
How to be Dead in a Year of Snakes by Chris Tse (Auckland University Press, 2014)