How to Enter

How to Enter

Entries open on 13 March 2017 and close on 31 March 2017 for the 2017 PANZ Book Design Awards and the Allen & Unwin Young Designer of the Year Award.

PANZ Book Design Awards

Entries for the PANZ Book Design Awards are open to any New Zealand book, including educational, children’s, general fiction and non-fiction. The design work must be undertaken locally, but typesetting, printing and filmwork may be done overseas. Books must be published between 1 January and 31 December of the previous year. Designers must be New Zealand citizens or have been residents for at least three years at the closing date for entries and currently live in New Zealand.

  1. Download full information about eligibility and criteria for the 2017 PANZ Book Design Awards.
  2. Complete the online entry form.

Please note, entries must be submitted by the publisher.

Allen & Unwin Young Designer of the Year Award

To be eligible for this award, designers must be under 35 years of age as at 31 December of the previous year, New Zealand citizens by birth or residents for at least three years prior to 31 December of the previous year and must currently live in New Zealand.

Download full information about eligibility and criteria for the 2017 Allen & Unwin Young Designer of the Year Award.

Designers are asked to submit up to five book designs completed between 1 January and 31 December of the previous year. The design work must be undertaken in New Zealand, but typesetting, printing and filmwork may be done overseas.

Entry forms

Entries open on 13 March 2017 and close on 31 March 2017.

Complete online entry form for the 2017 PANZ Book Design Awards. (Please download criteria first.)

Download an entry form for the 2017 Allen & Unwin Young Designer of the Year Award.