Booksellers NZ Events calendar

Please find below the Booksellers NZ events calendar. This calendar features all of the booky events we have been told about, and some that we have found out about by ourselves! If you would like an event featured on this calendar, please email Sarah at, including event title, short blurb, and full information. We will also promote your events on social media as they arise.

Launch of Maukatere: Floating Mountain

We hope you can make it to the Wellington launch of Maukatere: Floating Mountain by Bernadette Hall, with drawings by Rachel O'Neill, proudly published by Seraph Press.
When: Thursday 2 June 2016, 6.00pm
Where: Ekor Book Shop Cafe, 17B College Street, Wellington
Maukatere: Floating Mountain is a single long poem sequence that explores and celebrates life below Maukatere (Mt Grey) in the Hurunui. It features 10 exquisite drawings by Rachel O’Neill. It is published a handsome hand-bound and hand-numbered limited first edition of 170.

Established and Emerging Voices Collide

Launch of Ika 4 Journal of Literature and Art
Auckland Writers Festival, Saturday 14 May 2016 at 12pm
Well-known New Zealand writers mix with emerging South Auckland talent in the newest edition of Ika published by the Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT). 
Ika 4 will be launched as part of the 2016 Auckland Writers Festival, at a public event at Auckland Central City Library on Saturday 14 May from 12.00-1.00pm. 

What Lies Beneath: The Children's War Book Exhibition

The What Lies Beneath exhibition focusses on 10 New Zealand children's books about war. For more information about the exhibition, check out Maria Gill's blog here.

Currently on display at Auckland Central Library for the month of April, it will then be heading off on a journey around New Zealand taking in Birkenhead, Queenstown, Palmerston North, Whangarei, Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton and Dunedin. The exhibition will officially open on Tuesday April 19th from 5pm - 7pm at Auckland Central Library.