The top prize at the New Zealand Post Children's Book Awards has been renamed the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year award.
Margaret Mahy's family say they are "hugely honoured" by a series of stamps released today to celebrate the renowned writer.
A film based on a Margaret Mahy novel has scored a prestigious selection in New York that could see it win financial backing in the US.
Hundreds of people gathered in Christchurch this afternoon to farewell children's writer Margaret Mahy at a public memorial service.
A public service in Christchurch will celebrate the life of children's author Margaret Mahy.
The life of New Zealand's most acclaimed and colourful children's author Margaret Mahy will be celebrated at a public service in Christchurch next week.
Renowned New Zealand children’s book author Jack Lasenby has paid tribute to fellow author Margaret Mahy who passed away yesterday.
Margaret Mahy wrote stories that captivated children, and that as a parent you never minded reading, over and over and over again.
While Margaret Mahy may no longer be with us, her legacy is alive and well and being read in classrooms around the country.
One of the daughters of acclaimed children's writer Margaret Mahy has shared memories of her talented mother.
New Zealand's most acclaimed and colourful children's author Margaret Mahy had "one of the most powerful imaginations of our time", says her friend and fellow children's author, Jack Lazenby.
Renowned New Zealand author Margaret Mahy has died.
Acclaimed children's writer Margaret Mahy, 75, has won NZ's premier children's book award with her book, The Moon and Farmer McPhee.
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