Dr Aroha Harris was honoured by the Royal Society of New Zealand last night, receiving the inaugural Royal Society Te Apārangi Early Career Researcher Award in Humanities. This award recognised her work as lead author of the final section of Tangata Whenua: An Illustrated History (BWB, 2014). Click here to watch an interview with her on Te Karere!
Ben Schrader has been awarded the Copyright Licensing New Zealand Writers’ Award for his next good book on New Zealand cities. His Big Smoke: New Zealand Cities 1840-1920 (BWB, 2016) was shortlisted for the General Non-Fiction category of the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2017.
Almost 350 people packed Te Marae at Te Papa on Friday to attend an event to mark the publication of The 9th Floor: Conversations with New Zealand Prime Ministers.