International Publishers Association
The International Publishers Association (IPA) is an international industry federation representing all aspects of book and journal publishing. Its mission is to promote and protect publishing and to raise awareness for publishing as a force for economic, cultural and political development. Around the world IPA actively fights against censorship and promotes copyright, literacy and freedom to publish.
Copyright Licensing New Zealand
CLNZ is the organisation that licences educational institutions and other organisations the right to photocopy parts of books for their use or the use of their students in return for a fee. CLNZ was set up in 1988 and has been instrumental in protecting authors and publishers rights and ensuring they are fairly compensated for the use of their works since and continues to be jointly owned by PANZ and NZSA.
Creative New Zealand
We work closely with Creative New Zealand teams both local and the international team to raise the issues that affect our industry and help our members receive the assistance they require to help their business grow. Creative NZ are strong supporters of the association.
NZ Trade & Enterprise
NZTE support our digital initiatives and specifically our educational publishing members. We work with NZTE for training programmes and export as well.
The Diploma in Publishing is a well recognised qualification for our industry and we work closely with the students each year on various projects such as the PANZ Book Design Awards, member’s directory, Introduction to Publishing. We also place three graduates each year into PANZ member companies through a six month intern programme funded by Creative NZ.