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Curl Magazine gets short listed for major Kiwi award


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Curl Magazine up for award by The Maggies

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 4 October, 2010 : - - Curl Magazine issue 24 has been short listed in the prestigious sport category for cover year in The Maggies. The Awards, initiated by New Zealand’s leading online magazine subscription newsagent iSUBSCRiBE, and sponsored by New Zealand Post, today announced the shortlist. This national poll celebrates and awards the best magazine covers of the past year.

Publisher Steve Dickinson; “this is huge recognition for Curl, every issue pumps out the best imagery and editorial on the planet for women’s surfing, and to be short listed with no other surf or niche sport publications is pretty special – it will be interesting to see how we go against Golf and Rugby, if you get time to give us your vote we’d appreciate it!”

A panel of industry heavyweights gathered to select a shortlist of 5 covers per category from the nominated entries. This panel included:

Andrew Burge, CEO of iSUBSCRiBE
Lindsey Dawson, creator of three major women’s titles in New Zealand More, Grace & Next and winner of the MPA Lifetime Achievement Award 2009
Peter Fenton, Chief Executive Postal Services of New Zealand Post
Sharon Grace, books and magazines designer
Gideon Keith, Creative Director of Seven Ltd
John McClintock, Management Executive Director of the MPA & Chair of the judging panel
Debra Millar, former Group Publisher of ACP Magazines
Paula Ryan, founder of Fashion Quarterly and Simply You and winner of the MPA Lifetime Achievement Award 2010

The general public will now vote for their favourite covers over the next five weeks as the voting goes live at The shortlist catagory puts Curl Magazine amongst both Rugby and Golf the mainstay of New Zealand’s Sporting Icons. Take a moment to vote we’d appreciate it!

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