Children's Choice Te Reo Maori Winner 2016

Thanks to the tamariki! Children's Choice Te Reo Māori Winner 2016. 🎈

I couldn't have got there without my amazing friend, translator and colleague, Pānia Papa. <3 

Thanks to the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults.

A huge honour to be there with such amazing authors and illustrators, that I have looked up to for many years.

And thanks to all of you AMAZING, supportive friends and fans.


WINNER Children’s Choice Te reo Māori
Te Hua Tuatahi a Kuwi

FINALIST Children’s Choice Picture Book
Kuwi’s Huhu Hunt
by Kat Merewether

FINALIST Te reo Māori (Te Kura Pounamu Award)
Te Hua Tuatahi a Kuwi (Te Reo version of Kuwi’s First Egg)
by Kat Merewether
translated by Pānia Papa