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I must admit to being a little slack about updating this – will try to do better in the future!



A lovely inclusion of Dear Vincent in this list for books to help with grief:
NZ Book Council interview re The Nature of Ash
Booksellers Blog – Mandy Hager and our very healthy teen fiction publishing tradition/  
 Dear Vincent wins YA Lianza Award

Writers Talk – interview with Mandy Hager | Renée’s … 30, 2013 – Mandy Hager – award-winning writer, currently finalist in 2013 NZ Post Young Adult Book Award with her novel, The Nature of Ash. See more …

 Nov 7, 2013 Kapiti Coast writer Mandy Hager has joined an esteemed circle of Kiwi literary heavyweights after being awarded the $75000 Katherine …
Mar 14, 2013 Wellington author Mandy Hager has a habit of putting pen to paper on some of society’s most polarising issues – suicide, rape, racism and …
Apr 5, 2013 Global issues have inspired many of the books by award-winning Kapiti author Mandy Hager.
Jul 17, 2012 PLEDGE THEM: New Zealand Book Council education manager Sarah Forster and Raumati author Mandy Hager are trying to raise $3815 for …
May 20, 2010 Wellington writer Mandy Hager, sister of investigative journalist Nicky Hager, won the young adult fiction category with Blood of the Lamb: The …
Jun 7, 2011 RESURRECTION. Mandy Hager. Random House, $19.99 On a Pacific atoll, Maryam has been raised to believe she was chosen to be a …
Sep 26, 2009 Authors Gavin Bishop, Tessa Duder, Maria Gill, Mandy Hager, Ruth Paul and Melinda Szymanik named the topics they wanted to cover, with …


RNZ Interview on ‘Nights’ with Bryan Crump – on Protest: Shaping Aotearoa

Mandy Hager ( 20′ 58″ ) Mandy Hager’s book ‘The Crossing’ won the Young Adult Fiction prize in the NZ Post Children’s Book Awards From Nine To Noon on 27 May 2010

Storytime  Mary Dell’s Plane Tree, by David Somerset, told by Donna Akersten; Chainsaw Chocolates, by Diana Noonan, told by Jane Waddell; Tears of the Albatross, by Tawai Te Rangi/ Radha Sahar, told by Davina Whitehouse; Wild West Gang Go Camping, by Joy Cowley, told by Robert Tripe; Tom’s Story, by Mandy Hager, told by Jonathan Hendry; The Technological Trolley, by Cindy Maguire Todd, told by Rena Owen (RNZ)

 Children’s book review with John McIntryre ( 6′ 40″ ) Mandy Hager and the Menton Fellowship, and her book ‘Dear Vincent’, and the topic of teen suicide.

Mandy Hager : youth, Vincent and Menton ( 27′ 23″ ) Author of eight novels for young adults, and 2013 winner of the Menton Fellowship to France. From Saturday Morning on 09 Nov 2013

 Best Song Ever Written – Vincent ( 7′ 47″ ) Mandy Hager, NZ Post award-winning writer from Raumati South has chosen ‘Vincent’ by Don McLean. From Afternoons on 30 Jul 2013

Children’s Book Review ( 6′ 39″ ) The Nature of Ash, written by Mandy Hager, published by Random House and Red Rocks, written by Rachael King, published by Random House, reviewed by John McIntyre.From Nine To Noon on 27 Jul 2012

 Afternoons for Tuesday, 20 April 2010  Blood of the Lamb: The Crossing by Mandy Hager

The Good Word Junior

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