How to enter


The Māori Literature Trust is now calling Māori writers living in Aotearoa to apply for Te Papa Tupu.

Applications are open now and will close on 30 April 2018. The chosen writers will be notified by 31 May 2018.


To download the entry conditions, please click the link below. Please read this carefully before completing the application form.

Download Te Papa Tupu entry conditions.pdf

To apply simply fill out the application form, tell us why you want this opportunity and email your completed manuscript.


Any enquiries about Te Papa Tupu should be directed to, or call Huia Publishers on 04 473 9262.