The New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults are administered by the New Zealand Book Council on behalf of the New Zealand Book Awards Trust. In 2016, the Awards merged with the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) Awards. The winners were announced on the evening of Monday 8 August.
- Margaret Mahy Book of the Year
- Picture Book
- Junior Fiction (Esther Glen Award)
- Non-Fiction (Elsie Locke Award)
- Young Adult Fiction
- Te Reo Māori (Te Kura Pounamu Award)
- Illustration (Russell Clark Award)
- Children’s Choice
Until 2014 the awards were sponsored by NZ Post. Prior to 1997, the awards were known as the AIM Children’s Book Awards.
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Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned.