Story: Awards and prizes

Writing by Hubert Church

Read an extract from Hubert Church's 1916 novel Tonks: a New Zealand yarn, which tells of an English nobleman's tour through the North Island. The Hubert Church Memorial Award for Prose was established in 1945 with the assistance of a bequest to the New Zealand Centre of PEN from his widow.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Reference: Hubert Church, Tonks: a New Zealand yarn. London: Holden and Hardingham Ltd, 1916, pp. 150-1

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Mark Derby, 'Awards and prizes - Awards and their origins', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 March 2020)

Story by Mark Derby, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 9 Aug 2016