Past Winners

Montana New Zealand Book Awards

Deutz Medal for Fiction or Poetry
Tu by Patricia Grace (Penguin, 2004)
Montana Medal for Non Fiction
At Home: A Century of New Zealand Design by Douglas Lloyd Jenkins (Godwit, 2004)
Fiction
Tu by Patricia Grace (Penguin, 2004)
Poetry
Nice Morning For It, Adam by Vincent O'Sullivan (Victoria University Press, 2004)
History
At Home: A Century of New Zealand Design by Douglas Lloyd Jenkins (Godwit, 2004)
Biography
Chronicle of the Unsung by Martin Edmond (Auckland University Press, 2004)
Reference & Anthology
The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary edited by Tony Deverson and Graeme Kennedy (Oxford University Press, 2005)
Lifestyle & Contemporary Culture
Hip Hop Music in Aotearoa by Gareth Shute (Reed, 2004)
Environment
Tiritiri Matangi: A Model of Conservation by Anne Rimmer (Tandem Press, 2004)
Illustrative
The correct display for this text is Handboek: Ans Westra Photographs by Luit Bieringa et al. (BWX, 2004)
Readers’ Choice Award
Made in Morocco: A Journey of Exotic Tastes and Places by Julie Le Clerc and John Bougen (Penguin, 2004)
The NZSA Hubert Church Best First Book Award for Fiction
My Real Life and Other Stories by Julian Novitz (Vintage, 2004)
The NZSA Jessie Mackay Best First Book Award for Poetry
Clung by Sonja Yelich (Auckland University Press, 2004)
The NZSA E. H. McCormick Best First Book Award for Non-Fiction
Ghost Dance by Douglas Wright (Penguin, 2004)
Best Review Page or Programme
North & South
Reviewer of the Year
Tony Simpson