Book News

20 Jan 2017
NZSA / Hachette Mentor program recipients announced   The New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc) and Hachette Australia are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 NZSA /...
17 Jan 2017
Despite 11% of Wellington CBD workers and residents being displaced by the earthquake less than 6 weeks ago, everyone found their Unity-bearings again, and helped Unity Books Wellington bring in...
13 Jan 2017
New Zealand’s popular children’s literature Festival extends national and regional reach with new National Festival Story Tour    In 2017, Storylines takes an exciting...
12 Jan 2017
Happy New Year, hardworking booksellers! For those of you who have worked throughout the “summer holidays” we office-workers get, scorning our out-of-offices with impossible-to-imagine...
12 Jan 2017
Two New Zealand booksellers, Courtney Smith of Unity Books Wellington, and Rochelle Handley of Paige’s Book Gallery in Whanganui, are heading to Minneapolis at the end of January to attend...
12 Jan 2017
The book fairies will soon be spreading the love for reading in Auckland and other parts of New Zealand. Books on the Bus movement aims to leave over 100 new and used books throughout the country...
6 Jan 2017
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22 Dec 2016
Bookshops opening, expanding, changing ownership: who would have thought this sort of positive activity in New Zealand’s book trade would be a feature of 2016 after some years of doom and...
22 Dec 2016
The relocatable performing arts venue known as the Pacific Crystal Palace was purchased in October by a group of five regional New Zealand festivals assisted by trust funding partners and...
14 Dec 2016
So how are you all doing out there? Got a back room/corridor/loo full of boxes? Starting to dread the courier arriving with more? Waking in the night to worry about that copy of Dear Zoo little...