Literature

  • Photos - Left: Maui Te Pou & mokopuna, Matahi Valley. Right: Tuhoe - Portrait of a Nation book cover. Photos by Peter James Quinn.

  • New Zealand illustrators in a combined exhibition in Germany. Photograph of Exhibition opening. More about this project

  • Winners 2013 Prime Minister's Awards for Literary Achievement

    From left: Martin Edmond for non-fiction, Michele Leggott for poetry and Owen Marshall for fiction. Photo: Neil Mackenzie.

  • Emerging New Zealand writers Ellie Catton, Hamish Clayton and Craig Cliff at a book-signing as part of the NZ International Arts Festival 2012. Photo: Robert Catto.

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The Prime Ministers Awards for Literature

Value: worth $60,000 in each category | Closes: 1 May . 2015
These awards recognise notable literary achievement and are offered to writers who have made a significant contribution to New Zealand literature. Individuals and organisations are invited to nominate writers for these awards. More information

Toi Uru Kahikatea (Arts Development) Investment Programme

Value: Based on application | Closes: 8 May . 2015
This programme offers investment support for between one and three years to assist New Zealand artists, arts practitioners, arts groups and organisations. Projects approved can start after 1 January 2016. More information

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