Thursday, May 20, 2010

Gecko Press wins twice in one night      
 20 May 2010

Gecko Press gets the Creative Gold

Gecko Press was awarded the 2010 Creative Gold Award last night at the annual Wellington Region Gold Awards for business.

The Creative Gold category, awarded in association with The Wellington Company, aims to 'raise the curtain on the standout performers in film, media and creative content industries '. Past winners include Weta Workshop, Flight of the Conchords, and the Royal NZ Ballet.

Publisher Julia Marshall and assistant publisher Jane Arthur are 'delighted and honoured to be included in such illustrious company'.

 'Friends' is the children's choice
Gecko Press congratulates Joy Cowley and Gavin Bishop for their acclaimed book Friends: Snake and Lizard which was the most popular Junior Fiction finalist according to young readers around the country. It received the most votes for its category in the Children's Choice section of the NZ Post Children's Book Awards, awarded last night at the Auckland Town Hall.

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