Past Winners

Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Awards

1st
The correct display for this text is Eruera: The Teachings of a Maori Elder by Eruera Stirling, as told to Anne Salmond (Oxford University Press, 1980)
2nd
Te Rauparaha: A New Perspective by Patricia Burns (Reed, 1980)
3rd
The Lovelock Version by Maurice Shadbolt (Hodder & Stoughton, 1980)

New Zealand Book Awards

Poetry
Wall by Michael Jackson (McIndoe, 1980)
Fiction
The Lovelock Version by Maurice Shadbolt (Hodder & Stoughton, 1980)
Non-Fiction
The Life of Katherine Mansfield by Anthony Alpers (Viking, 1980)
Book Production (Major Award)
Contemporary New Zealand Artists Part I by Jim Barr and Mary Barr and Marti Friedlander (Alister Taylor, 1980)
Book Production (Further Awards)
Lindsay Missen for the design of Salt from the North by Lauris Edmond (Oxford University Press, 1980)
Book Production (Further Awards)
Lynley Dodd for her illustrations in Drusillica by Clarice England (Hodder & Stoughton, 1980)