Past Winners

New Zealand Post Book Awards

New Zealand Post Book of the Year
Peter McLeavey: The Life and Times of a New Zealand Art Dealer by Jill Trevelyan (Te Papa Press, 2013)
Fiction
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton (Victoria University Press, 2013)
Poetry
Us, Then by Vincent O'Sullivan (Victoria University Press, 2013)
General Non-Fiction
Peter McLeavey: The Life and Times of a New Zealand Art Dealer by Jill Trevelyan (Te Papa Press, 2013)
Illustrated Non-Fiction
Coast: A New Zealand Journey by Bruce Ansley and Jane Ussher (Godwit, 2013)
People’s Choice
The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton (Victoria University Press, 2013)
Neilsen Booksellers’ Choice
Molesworth: Stories from New Zealand’s Largest High Country Station by Harry Broad, photography by Rob Suisted (Craig Potton Publishing, 2013)
The NZSA Hubert Church Best First Book of Fiction
Tough by Amy Head (Victoria University Press, 2013)
The NZSA Jessie MacKay Best First Book of Poetry
Horse with Hat by Marty Smith (Victoria University Press, 2013)
The NZSA E. H. McCormick Best First Book of Non-Fiction
Tragedy at Pike River Mine: How and Why 29 Men Died by Rebecca Macfie (Awa Press, 2013)