Victoria University Press

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Victoria University Press

Victoria University Press is a major scholarly publisher specialising in New Zealand history and public affairs. The Press is also a leading publisher of fiction and poetry. Founded in the 1970s, Victoria University Press now has a backlist of over 200 books in print, and on average issues twenty five new titles each year.

49 Rawhiti Terrace, Kelburn, Wellington 6012
Postal Address: Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington 6140
Tel 04 463 6580 Fax 04 463 6581
www.victoria.ac.nz/vup

Fergus Barrowman, Publisher
victoria-press@vuw.ac.nz

Distribution
Random House (NZ) Ltd
tel 09 444 7197 fax 09 444 7524
admin@randomhouse.co.nz

Sales
Archetype/Allen & Unwin
wellington@archetype.co.nz

Penguin Random House New Zealand

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A division of Pearson, Penguin Group (NZ) produces about 80–100 new books a year under the Penguin, Viking, Raupo and Puffin imprints. These cover a very wide subject range, from literary fiction, history and biography to lifestyle, cookery and children’s books.

Street Address: Ground Floor, Air New Zealand Building, Smales Farm, Auckland

Postal Address: Private Bag 10 2902, North Shore Mail Centre, Auckland 0745
Telephone 09 442 7400 Fax 09 442 7401
www.penguin.co.nz

Claire Murdoch, Head of Publishing
cmurdoch@penguinrandomhouse.co.nz

 

Otago University Press

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Otago University Press

New Zealand’s oldest academic publisher, Otago University Press publishes a wide range of non-fiction books on New Zealand and the Pacific, giving special emphasis to history, natural history, Māori and Pacific, biography/memoir, poetry, literature and the arts. Otago University Press also publishes Landfall, New Zealand’s longest-running and leading journal of new art and writing. Otago publishes about 20 new titles a year and has a vibrant backlist of about 150 titles.

Street Address: Level 1, 398 Cumberland Street, Dunedin 9016
Postal Address: Otago University Press, PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054
Tel 03 479 8807
www.otago.ac.nz/press

Rachel Scott, Publisher
Vanessa Manhire, Associate Publisher

Email: publisher@otago.ac.nz

Nationwide Book Distributors
Freephone (NZ) 0800 990 123
Email books@nationwidebooks.co.nz

New Holland Publishers (NZ) Ltd

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New Holland Publishers’ local publishing programme has grown dramatically over the past decade. It now boasts more than 300 quality non-fiction titles across a wide range of genres, including travel, natural history, social history, outdoor pursuits, food, wine, gardening, art, gift, humour, reference, history, environmental issues and, children’s books. The company also imports books of a similar nature from its associate companies in Sydney, as well as from agency principals.

David Brash, Country Manager
Email: david@nhp.co.nz

Phone:
+64 9 481 0444
+64 212222906

www.newhollandpublishers.com

Street Address:
39 Woodside Avenue, Northcote, Auckland 0627

Postal address:
P O Box 34-321, Birkenhead, Auckland 0746

Sales contact:
David Brash  david@nhp.co.nz

Distribution:

Publishers Distribution Ltd
Ph +64 9 828 2999
Fax +64 9 828 2399

Contact:
toni@pubdist.co.nz

HarperCollins Publishers (NZ) Ltd

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A division of a multinational book publisher and distributor, HarperCollins Publishers (NZ) Ltd also generates its own exciting and successful New Zealand publishing programme. In addition to handling HarperCollins’ internationally published titles, this large, well-established company represents a number of other local and overseas publishers.

Unit D, 63 Apollo Drive, Rosedale 0632, Auckland
Postal Address: PO Box 1, Auckland 1140
Tel 09 443 9400 Fax 09 443 9403
www.harpercollins.co.nz

Sandra Noakes, Marketing Communications Manager
Email: publicity@harpercollins.co.nz

editors@harpercollins.co.nz

Sales/Distribution
customer.services@harpercollins.co.nz

Exisle Publishing

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Exisle Publishing is an independent publisher of non-fiction, covering a broad range of subject areas including self-help, health, lifestyle, sports, equestrian, maritime, biography, history, business and children’s books. Exisle publishes from offices in Australia and New Zealand and sells co-editions and translations around the world.

PO Box 60 490, Titirangi, Auckland 0642
Phone 09 817 9192 Fax 09 817 2295

Carole Doesburg, Gareth St John Thomas, Chief Executive
Email: carole@exisle.co.nz (Carole), publisher@optusnet.com.au (Gareth)
Website: www.exislepublishing.com

Gareth St John Thomas, Publisher
Email: gareth@exislepublishing.com

Sales/Distribution
customer.services@harpercollins.co.nz

David Bateman Ltd

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Bateman Books

An independent, family-owned company, Bateman Books (David Bateman Ltd) is one of the largest indigenous trade book publishers in New Zealand. The company publishes a wide range of general trade books for the domestic market, issuing 20–30 new titles a year and keeping around 300 titles in print. In addition, Bateman Books has originated several hundred international co-editions for publishers in the US, the UK, Canada, South Africa, South America, Japan, India, Europe and Australia. The company also distributes titles for a number of leading publishers in the US, the UK, Australia and other independent local New Zealand publishers, and buys co-editions and rights for the New Zealand market.

David Bateman Ltd
Unit 2/5 Workspace Drive
Hobsonville, Auckland 0618
PO Box 100-242
North Shore, Auckland 0745

Bryce Gibson, General Manager
Email: bryceg@bateman.co.nz

General Enquiries: info@bateman.co.nz

Website: www.batemanbooks.co.nz

Potton & Burton

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Potton & Burton is one of New Zealand’s largest independent publishers. The company specialises in quality non-fiction, with an emphasis on high standards of production and a particular interest in photography, natural history, outdoor recreation, reference, biography, New Zealand art and culture, and social and environmental issues. In addition, Potton & Burton is a major publisher of New Zealand calendars.

98 Vickerman Street, Port Nelson, Nelson 7010
Postal Address: PO Box 555, Nelson 7040
Tel 03 548 9009 Fax 03 548 9456
www.pottonandburton.co.nz

Emma Radcliffe, Managing Director
emma@pottonandburton.co.nz

Maree Blake, Customer Services Manager
info@pottonandburton.co.nz

Awa Press

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Awa Press is an independent, award-winning, New Zealand-owned company that specialises in contemporary non-fiction by New Zealand and overseas authors. Its interests include topical current affairs, biography and memoir, popular science, sport, essays, science and its Ginger Series, in which writers explain their personal passions. The company welcomes relevant non-fiction book proposals, and requires a content outline and one sample chapter. Enquire first by email. It is also active in seeking foreign rights sales.

Level Three, 27 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Postal Address: PO Box 11 416, Wellington 6142
Tel +64 (0)27 434 1471
www.awapress.co.nz

Mary Varnham, Publishing Director; Sarah Bennett, Associate Publisher
info@awapress.co.nz

editorial@awapress.co.nz

Sales/Distribution
Penguin Group (NZ)
customerservice@pearsonnz.co.nz

Aries Publishing Ltd

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Aries Publishing Ltd is a small independent publisher specialising in educational books. However, consideration will be given to books in related fields such as children’s literature, sports and recreation. We would be interested in books on Māori topics and written in te reo.

93B Kaimarama Road RD 1 Whitianga 3591
Postal Address: PO Box 323 Whitianga 3542
Tel 07 868 2670
Mobile 027 5844 525
www.ariespublishing.co.nz

Ian Meredith, Publisher
ian@ariespublishing.co.nz