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On this page we've organised New Zealand authors alphabetically (with links to their works on the library catalogue). Alternatively, if you'd prefer, you can try our New Zealand Fiction by genre page. Have a browse!

Key to writer's main genre/subject

A/W
Award winner.
C/L
Contemporary New Zealand Life/Characters
E
Erotica
GAY
Gay fiction
HIST
Historical pre 1900
H/S
Humour/Satire
LES
Lesbian
M
Murder
M/ML
Maori Writer/Maori Life
P/L
Pacific Life
PRE 60
1900 to 1960
ROM
Romance
Sci-fi
Science Fiction/Fantasy
SP
Suspense/Thriller
S/S
Short stories
 

A - B

 

C - D

 

E - G

 

H - K

 

L - M

 

N - Q

 

R - S

 

T - Z

 

Award winning authors

Author: Year: Award: Book:
SHADBOLT, Maurice 1973 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award Strangers and Journeys
IHIMAERA, Witi 1974 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award Tangi
GEE, Maurice 1976 New Zealand Book Award A Glorious Morning Comrade
WEDDE, Ian 1977 New Zealand Book Award Dick Seddon's Great Dive
JOSEPH, M. K. 1978 New Zealand Book Award The Time of the Achamoth
GEE, Maurice 1979 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award Plumb
WENDT, Albert 1980 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award Leaves of the Banyan Tree
FRAME, Janet 1980 New Zealand Book Award Living in the Maniototo
SHADBOLT, Maurice 1981 New Zealand Book Award The Lovelock Version
MACAULEY, Sue 1982 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award Other Halves
GEE, Maurice 1982 New Zealand Book Award Meg
O'SULLIVAN, Vincent 1982 New Zealand Book Award Dandy Edison for Lunch
FRAME, Janet 1983 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award To the Is-Land
MCCAULEY, Sue 1983 New Zealand Book Award Other Halves
HULME, Janet 1984 New Zealand Book Award The Bone People
HULME, Keri 1985 Booker Prize The Bone People
DUCKWORTH, Marilyn 1985 New Zealand Book Award Disorderly Conduct
STEAD. C. K. 1985 New Zealand Book Award All Visitors Ashore
IHIMAERA, Witi 1986 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award The Matriarch
HOOPER, Peter 1986 New Zealand Book Award People of the Long Water
SHADBOLT, Maurice 1987 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award Season of the Jew
GRACE, Patricia 1987 New Zealand Book Award Potiki
KIDMAN, Fiona 1988 New Zealand Book Award The Book of Secrets
FRAME, Janet 1989 Commonwealth Prize The Carpathians
FRAME, Janet 1989 New Zealand Book Award The Carpathians
CRANNA, John 1990 New Zealand Book Award Visitors
GEE, Maurice 1991 New Zealand Book Award The Burning Boy
ANDERSON, Barbara 1992 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award Portrait of the Artist's Wife
WELLS, Peter 1992 New Zealand Book Award Dangerous Desires
GEE, Maurice 1993 Goodman Fielder Wattie Book Award Going West
FARRELL, Fiona 1993 New Zealand Book Award The Skinny Louie Book
O'SULLIVAN, Vincent 1994 Montana Book Award Let the River Stand
WILKINS, Damien 1994 New Zealand Book Award
IHIMAERA, Witi 1995 Montana Book Award Bulibasha
STEAD. C. K. 1995 New Zealand Book Award The Singing Whakapapa
KEITH, Sheridan 1996 Montana New Zealand Book Award Zoology
DUFF, Alan 1997 Montana New Zealand Book Award What Becomes of the Broken Hearted
GEE, Maurice 1998 Deutz Medal Fiction Live Bodies
KNOX, Elizabeth 1999 Deutz Medal Fiction The Vintner's Luck
MARSHALL, Owen 2000 Deutz Medal Fiction Harlequin Rex
JONES, Lloyd 2001 Deutz Medal Fiction The Book of Fame
CHIDGEY, Catherine 2002 Glenn Schaeffer Prize in Modern Letters
MARRINER, Craig 2002 Deutz Medal Fiction Stone Dogs
JOHNSON, Stephanie 2003 Deutz Medal Fiction The Shag Incident
COLQUHOUN, Glenn 2004 Glenn Schaeffer Prize in Modern Letters
JAGOSE, Annamarie 2004 Deutz Medal Fiction Slow Water
GRACE Patricia 2005 Deutz Medal Fiction Tu
SHUKER, Carl 2006 Glenn Schaeffer Prize in Modern Letters

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