Five authors from Bridget Williams Books spoke at the Aspiring Conversations festival at Wanaka over the weekend.
Kim Workman has been named the 2018 Metlifecare Senior New Zealander of the Year.
Horse racing, dancing, rugby, a housing crisis and a centuries-old kete announce the arrival of Stories from Tangata Whenua.
Congratulations to Dr Siouxsie Wiles, who has been named as a finalist for the 2018 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year.
Warm congratulations to authors Helene Wong, ONZM, and Barbara Brookes, MNZM, whose contribution to New Zealand writing is acknowledged in the New Years Honours List.