New Zealand publications received ARPA awards

Fourteen Kiwis attended the ARPA (The Australasian Religious Press Association) conference in Adelaide last weekend. It was held at the Stamford Grand, Glenelg, Adelaide’s seaside suburb.

The Conference was full of practical helps in the art of providing ‘Christian media’ including a major plenary by the University of South Australian School of Law and Commerce Faculty’s Professor Rick Sarre on defamation.

These New Zealand publications received ARPA awards.

NZ Catholic (Peter Grace, ed.)
Gold award, best news item (“Quake-hit parishes rally”)
War Cry (Christina Tyson, ed.)
Bronze award, best news item (“Team Effort”)
Bronze award,best layout
Highly commended, best feature (“The Long March”)
Highly commended (2), best editorials/opinion pieces
Highly commended, best front page
Touchstone (Paul Titus, ed.)
Silver award, best feature (“Prostitution Law reform – the consequences)
Bronze award, best humourous item (cartoon on editorial page)
LinkWELL (Mary Houston, ed.)
Silver award, Best editorial/opinion piece (“Growing Together”)
Marist Messenger (Brian O’Connell, ed.)
Gold award, Best story on social justice (“With Joy-Filled Hearts”)
New Zealand Baptist (D&F Pardon, eds. Maryanne Wardlaw, designer.)
Bronze award, best review of another medium (CD reviews)

The annual Gutenberg award, for overall excellence, went to an Australian magazine, The Lutheran, which also picked up a handful of individual awards.


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