Educational Publishers Directory
Huia is an independent publisher with a focus on supporting Māori and Pacific writers, describing the diversity of Māori experiences and perspectives, and promoting the Māori language. Huia publishes fiction and non-fiction for adults and children, as well as educational resources in the Māori language.
Illustrated Publishing is a small publishing company, based in the Waikato. We specialise in beautifully illustrated, award-winning Children’s Books & Te Reo Māori Resources.
Director, Kat Quin is the creative mind behind the Kuwi the Kiwi and Kiwicorn series of books.
BOOK DESIGN + ILLUSTRATION + PUBLICATION PRINT MANAGEMENT + RESOURCE DESIGN
Lift Education is a Wellington-based educational publishing company. We publish resources to address literacy needs around the world. Our CSI Literacy resources are aimed at a global audience, particularly the US, the UK, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand. We also develop resources for corporate and non-corporate organisations, overseas publishers, and government departments, including the New Zealand Ministry of Education.
The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) is New Zealand’s only national, independent educational research organisation. NZCER Press is the organisation’s publishing arm, publishing research-based assessment tools, journals, books and classroom resources, written by external authors and in-house researchers. Their publications are designed to meet the needs they identify across the education sector through their research work.
Rainbow Reading (and the US version: New Heights) is a program comprising audio-supported “hi-lo”, leveled books with audio-support provided on pre-recorded “magic” reading pens. The system is research-proven to significantly lift reading competence and confidence in beginning readers, including students learning English. miniRAINBOWS is a series for very young children to read and enjoy supported by the magic audiopen.
S & L Publishing (Trading as The Literacy Place) is the publisher of The Writing Book (2013), The Oral Language Book (2016) and The Reading Book (2019). These books offer practical advice, strategies and support material for teachers.
Scholastic New Zealand Limited is one of New Zealand’s largest publishers and distributors of children’s books. Founded in 1962, the company publishes 30–40 titles annually, aimed at all levels, from preschool to young adult. Locally published titles are actively promoted overseas, initially through the international Scholastic group.
We write and publish Te Reo Singalong books. We started the company in 2012 and since then we have sold around 50,000 Te Reo Singalong books into early childhood centres and schools throughout New Zealand. We currently have 13 titles available, with two more planned for 2017. We also perform our books in a Te Reo Singalong show for children and present Te Reo Pronunciation workshops for teachers. We won the Print category at the Māori Language Awards in 2013. We also won two awards at the CLNZ Educational Publishing Awards in 2015 – the judges choice award for Best Resource in Te Reo Māori and the Teachers’ Choice award for Best Resource in Te Reo Māori.