MEDIA RELEASE20 September 2019 The winners of the Pikihuia Awards for short stories were announced on Saturday at Te Wharewaka o Pōneke. On a wet Wellington afternoon whānau, friends and supporters of Māori literature and arts came together to celebrate and acknowledge the success of 23 Māori writers. The judges had the important job of […]

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MEDIA RELEASE13 February 2019 Pikihuia Awards 2019 Search for Māori Writers The search is on – the Māori Literature Trust invites Māori writers to submit their short stories for the 2019 Pikihuia Awards. There are six new categories in this year’s awards. Robyn Bargh, Chair of the Māori Literature Trust says, ‘We have restructured the […]

Media release 12 June 2018 Six aspiring writers have been selected for Te Papa Tupu 2018, a writing programme developed by the Māori Literature Trust and organised by Huia Publishers. The chosen writers will spend six months working alongside mentors to develop their manuscripts and improve their writing skills to meet the end goal of […]

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