Congratulations Nicola !
Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit
Veteran writer, editor and publisher Nicola Legat has been recognised for her contribution to the written word in New Zealand.
Formerly a senior writer for North & South and Metro magazines, she went on to become Metro’s editor for five years. She then became publishing director at Random House New Zealand, overseeing the publication of some 100 New Zealand books a year.
She is also the publisher for Massey University Press and Te Papa Press, as well as taking on the role of publishing the long-running Poetry NZ journal.