Mykiwi Publishing publishes and promotes New Zealand Chinese writers, bilingual language and Chinese perspectives in literature. Mykiwi are the specialist in delivering New Zealand authors’ books in Chinese to over 1.3 billion people in China to enjoy New Zealand literature. Aiming to build a bridge between China and New Zealand in producing quality, innovative books, Mykiwi Publishing has made a number of publishing agreements with New Zealand local Chinese authors to publish their works in New Zealand and China.
In addition, Mykiwi Publishing is also an agent for book copyright trading. They have built wide relationships with more than 1,000 press and publishing houses in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, and intend to build on copyright trade between New Zealand and China.
Tel: 09 6231638
PO Box 27846
Mary Egan Publishing covers all things publishing and does a mixture of independent publishing, joint-publishing ventures and commercial publishing.
We are proud to be a family-owned business with over 40 years experience in the NZ publishing industry.
Our range is diverse: from fiction and memoir, biography, history and health, to cooking and other beautiful illustrated books. What strikes us as worthy of our time and attention is a book that moves or inspires us, a book that speaks to us or intrigues us.
Telephone 0 93609118
Quentin Wilson Publishing is a Christchurch-based independent publishing house. Its publisher, Quentin Wilson, brings with him more than three decades of experience in all aspects of book publishing. As a publisher, he has, under different imprints, brought to publication more than 1,000 titles. QWP offers experience in all areas including professional editing and book design, international rights sales, publicity and marketing, sales and distribution, and commissioning new titles. QWP publishes in the areas of general non-fiction, gardening, cookery, hunting and fishing, biography, historical fiction, crime fiction, and speculative fiction, publishing commercially between 6 and 8 titles a year.
Quentin Wilson Publishing also acts as a book publishing consultant to those wishing to self-publish. While accepting in such situations only manuscripts that are already of a highly publishable standard (or considered promising enough to be raised to such a standard), QWP can support this process by offering services in the areas of manuscript assessment, professional book editing and proofreading, book design and page layout, local and international book printing management, sales and distribution, media publicity, and marketing.
Any combination or feature of the services above is also offered to small or larger publishers seeking to utilise them, especially, for example, when dealing with international printers.
105 Moncks Spur Road, Redcliffs, Christchurch 8081
Telephone 03 384 1778 or 027 505 8383
Quentin Wilson, Publisher
Nationwide Book Distributors Ltd
The publishing programme at Whitireia is New Zealand’s most prestigious and wide-ranging publishing course. Established in 1993, the programme covers all aspects of the business of publishing and has strong links with the industry. Through Whitireia Publishing, students are mentored while undertaking publishing work for a range of organisations, including the Publishers Association of New Zealand, commercial publishers and community groups.
65 Dixon St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011
DX Box: SX33459, 3 Wi Neera Drive, Porirua 5022
Tel 04 8305589
Odessa Owens, Senior Tutor
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.
Postal Address:PO Box 11309, Manners Street, Wellington 6142
Tel 04 384 3947
Alex Collins, Managing Director
fax 0800 FAX CSI
tel 0800 READERS
Oratia Media is an independent publisher based in Auckland’s Waitakere Ranges, with distribution across New Zealand as well as in Australia, North America, Asia and Europe. Established in 2000 as a media and publishing services provider, Oratia launched its own list in 2009. Oratia Books now publishes around ten new titles a year, with a focus on children’s, Māori, history and general non-fiction books. We continue to offer publishing, writing and marketing services internationally.
783 West Coast Road, Oratia, Auckland 0604
Tel 09 814 8993
Peter Dowling, Publisher
Publishers Distribution Ltd
tel 09 828 2999 fax 09 828 2399
Nielsen Book provides a range of services to the book industry, aiding the discovery, purchase and sales measurement of books.
Nielsen BookData collects all information on books published around the world into a central database. Librarians, booksellers and publishers are given access to this database on a subscription basis to aid the discovery of titles or to populate their website. It includes New Zealand titles, as well as local details such as New Zealand dollar prices and local distributors for overseas-published titles. Nielsen BookScan monitors sales from chain bookshops, internet booksellers, discount outlets and independent bookshops in New Zealand, and collects actual sales at the point of sale. Nielsen BookScan aggregates the data and provides the book trade with reports, either by direct access to BookScan-Online or through charts.
Level 3, Nielsen Building, 129 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622
Postal Address: PO Box 33819, Takapuna, Auckland 0740
Tel +64 9 970 4188
Nevena Nikolic, Sales & Marketing Manager
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
Gareth St John Thomas, Publisher
Accessible Format Production
Accessible Format Production transcribes print material into alternative formats, such as audio, braille, electronic text and large print, for the use of blind, deafblind and vision-impaired people. The Ministry of Education funds the production of educational publications, while charitable donors fund the publication of recreational and general information. Accessible Format Production transcribes over 1000 titles each year. It also advises on packaging and signage, print legibility, large-print standards and the accessibility of websites and e-books.
Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind, Awhina House, 4 Maunsell Road, Parnell, Auckland 1052
Postal Address: Private Bag 99 941, Newmarket, Auckland 1149
Tel 09 355 6962 Fax 09 355 6960