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Careers and Training

By January 21, 2008March 11th, 2014No Comments


PANZ is committed to maintaining and encouraging a high standard of professionalism within our industry. PANZ is involved in a range of initiatives to help new people enter the publishing industry and to ensure that existing personnel enjoy ongoing professional development opportunities.

PANZ International Conference 2014 

The PANZ International Conference 2014 will be held at the Mercure Hotel, 8 Customs Street, Auckland on 31st March and 1st April and we are now taking registrations.

To register please download the form provided and email to: by the 28th February.

Download the Draft Conference Programme.

A full programme will be available shortly but we are delighted to confirm the following international presenters:

  • YS Chi, International Publishers Association, President
  • Dan Caton, Wittel/Morris Strategic Consulting, President
  • Brett Osmond, Random House Australia, Marketing and Publicity Director
  • Kirsty Melville, Andrews McMeel Publishing, President
  • Victoria Nash, Head of Macmillan Digital, Macmillan Publishing, Australia

They will be joined by key industry figures from NZ. 

Special accommodation rates of $149 room and breakfast incl. GST per night with the Mercure Hotel have been negotiated.

Click here for the Mercure hotel booking form.  Please note accommodation arrangements are the responsibility of individual delegates.

For further information please contact Conference project Manager Karen McKenzie on


Jobs in Publishing

PANZ welcomes publishers to submit their latest job postings. Contact for details and rates.

See the latest publishing job postings here.

Publishing Professionals Available

PANZ welcomes publishing professionals seeking work who have previously been employed by a PANZ member to submit details for potential employers.  Contact

Whitireia Publishing Programme

Whitireia Polytechnic offer a key training course for publishing in New Zealand. The publishing programme is an introduction to all aspects of the publishing process, including editing, marketing and book production. It is available online or at the Wellington campus. Find out more about the publishing programme here.

Intern Programme

PANZ and the Whitireia publishing programme, in association with Creative New Zealand, provide internship opportunities for three new graduates of the Whitireia publishing programme to enter the publishing industry each year.