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Archaeologist Ian Smith’s acclaimed book Pākehā Settlements in a Māori World: New Zealand Archaeology 1769-1860 has been nominated for the prestigious Graham Connah Award for best archaeological publication in Australasia.

The designers of Vincent O’Malley’s acclaimed book, The New Zealand Wars | Ngā Pakanga o Aotearoa are finalists in the 2020 PANZ Book Design Awards!

The BWB Text Imagining Decolonisation has contributed powerfully to media discussion about racism in New Zealand, and featured on reading lists that celebrate Black or Indigenous authors and document anti-racism.

As Covid-19 made its impact, we have valued the diverse voices of expert commentators – speaking through many channels. BWB Texts writers have played a key part – Siouxsie Wiles, Sir David Skegg, Shamubeel Eaqub, Shaun Hendy, Max Rashbrooke, Mel Bunce.

Archaeologist Ian Smith’s legacy and life-long dedication to his work, which culminated in Pākehā Settlements in a Māori World: New Zealand Archaeology 1769–1860, has been celebrated in The Journal of New Zealand Studies.

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