2019 Pikihuia Awards Winners Announced

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 selecting the … Continue reading 2019 Pikihuia Awards Winners Announced

2019 Pikihuia Awards Finalists Announced

26 June 2019 The Māori Literature Trust is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 Pikihuia Awards. The judges were impressed with the diversity of the stories and great confidence in the writing. ‘The stories from the First-time Writers in English varied in topic, pace and characters – from colonisation to tūrangawaewae, poverty to … Continue reading 2019 Pikihuia Awards Finalists Announced

Media Release: Pikihuia Awards 2019 – now open!

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 … Continue reading Media Release: Pikihuia Awards 2019 – now open!