Book News

21 Jul 2016
We’ve all got our gripes about distributors, but we save the deep grumbles for UBD. When Random House’s Auckland warehouse closed we lost a significant resource, consequently we became...
21 Jul 2016
We now have full service restored to our phone and fax systems. Our phone numbers is: (04) 472 1908, and fax us on (04) 472 1912. Apologies for the inconvenience over the past couple of...
21 Jul 2016
This week sees the release of the new Terry Teo TV series on TVNZ Ondemand, a modern interpretation of the classic NZ graphic novel Terry Teo and the Gunrunners by Bob Kerr & Stephen...
21 Jul 2016
For the first time in 70 years, New Zealand will hold the IBBY Congress.   The 35th IBBY International Congress will be held at the Aotea Centre, Auckland, from 18-21 August this year...
21 Jul 2016
New Zealand’s first writing residency, the Robert Burns Fellowship, was established in 1958 in Dunedin, marking the bicentenary of the birth of Robbie Burns. Now, 58 years later and to mark...
14 Jul 2016
A constant source of gossip within the book industry of recent times has been what on earth is happening to Te Papa Press. Last April saw a nadir in its existence as it came close to disappearing...
13 Jul 2016
Friday July 8 saw six aspiring Te Papa Tupu writers converge on the Brentwood Hotel in Wellington, ready to begin their six months of writing incubation. Each from a different part of New Zealand...
13 Jul 2016
NZ Society of Authors is delighted to announce this year's CompleteMS recipients.   Thirteen writers with manuscripts spanning contemporary fiction, historical novels, crime /...
13 Jul 2016
Te Papa Press is joining forces with Massey University Press under the leadership of one of New Zealand’s most respected book publishers, Nicola Legat. An agreement signed today by Te...
11 Jul 2016
There is growing evidence that reading high quality self-help books can help people understand, manage and improve their health and readers in Otago and Southland really appear to be helping...