Craig Potton Publishing is delighted with the recent inclusion of Craig Potton in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Craig has been made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to photography and conservation.
Craig's conservation work has included working for the Beech Forest Action Committee, Native Forest Action Council, Royal Forest & Bird Protection Society, Federated Mountain Clubs of NZ Executive, Nelson Marlborough Conservation Board and the New Zealand Conservation Authority. He has also created and hosted two successful TV documentaries: Rivers and Wild Coasts.
This honour is a fitting tribute to his commitment to protecting our unique natural environment, which he so beautifully portrays in his photography.
Congratulations to Quinn Berentson who has won the 2013 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize for his engaging book Moa: the life and death of New Zealand's legnedary bird. Well done Quinn!
Congratulations to Quinn Berentson our fantastic author of Moa: the life and death of New Zealand's legnedary bird...who has just been announced as a finalist in the 2013 Royal Society of New Zealand Science Book Prize. Well done Quinn, we have our fingers crossed for you!
Another book, another finalist...this time in the 2013 NZ Post Children's Book Awards. Our hearty congratulations go to Gillian Candler (author) and Ned Barraud (illustrator) of the very popular children's title - At the Beach. At the Beach is a finalist in the non-fiction catergory with the winner to be announced in June. We'll keep you posted!
The 1st of March heralds New Zealand Book Month! $5 book vouchers are available from any BNZ branch or Caltex Service Stations.
The New Zealand Listener Books of the Year (2012) have been announced and include the following Craig Potton Publishing books: Knucklebones: Poems 1962–2012 by Sam Hunt $39.99; Stag Spooner: Wild man from the bush by Chris Maclean $49.99; Moa: The life and death of New Zealand's legendary birds by Quinn Berentson $49.99; Selling the Dream: The art of early New Zealand tourism edited by Peter Alsop, Gary Stewart and Dave Bamford, foreword by Fran Walsh $79.99; Shelter from the Storm: The story of New Zealand's backcountry huts by Shaun Barnett, Rob Brown & Geoff Spearpoint $79.99. Congratulations to all of our authors selected for this year's list.
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