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Hairy Maclary debuts at #1 on iPad chart

Tuesday, 27 July 2010, 11:04 am | Penguin Books NZ

Penguin Group (NZ) in partnership with New Zealand company Kiwa Media is delighted to announce that the Qbook of Lynley Dodd’s iconic bestseller Hairy Maclary from Donaldsons Dairy has reached #1 on the iPad apps books chart in New Zealand since ... More >>

Gardening book recalled

Friday, 7 May 2010, 9:16 am | Penguin Books NZ

Penguin Group (NZ) is recalling a gardening book from sale following allegations that parts of the book have been plagiarised. More >>

New Zealand Crime Fiction Debut

Thursday, 10 December 2009, 2:28 pm | Penguin Books NZ

Robyn Malcolm, the star of television’s Outrageous Fortune, will play the role of Anna Markunas in a television series based on this year’s biggest New Zealand crime fiction debut. More >>

Author purchases remaining stock of Trowenna Sea

Wednesday, 18 November 2009, 1:52 pm | Penguin Books NZ

New Zealand writer Witi Ihimaera is to purchase the remaining warehouse stock of the novel The Trowenna Sea from his publisher Penguin Group (NZ). At the same time Penguin has announced that it is offering to take back stock from any bookseller ... More >>

Penguin to publish official history of the NZSAS

Friday, 15 May 2009, 3:58 pm | Penguin Books NZ

Penguin Group (NZ) is pleased to announce that on the 3 August 2009 it will release NZSAS: The First Fifty Years – the first and only official history of New Zealand’s elite Special Forces, the New Zealand Special Air Service (NZSAS). Publisher Jeff ... More >>

First definitive bio of Katherine Mansfield - 2010

Thursday, 16 April 2009, 1:31 pm | Penguin Books NZ

The first definitive biography of the writer Katherine Mansfield for two decades is to be published by Penguin Group (New Zealand). Written by English biographer Kathleen Jones, Katherine Mansfield: The Story-teller will be published by Penguin ... More >>

Eckhart Tolle – Live In New Zealand

Tuesday, 3 February 2009, 3:21 pm | Penguin Books NZ

Hay House and Penguin Group (NZ) are pleased to announce Eckhart Tolle, one of the worlds most original and inspiring teachers, will visit New Zealand for the first time in March 2009. More >>

Penguin Books to publish biography VC Hero's Bio

Thursday, 29 May 2008, 2:35 pm | Penguin Books NZ

Penguin Books (NZ) to publish biography of New Zealand’s Victoria Cross winner Corporal Willie Apiata,VC More >>

Book to mark fifth anniversary of US invasion

Tuesday, 18 March 2008, 2:49 pm | Penguin Books NZ

Wednesday 19 March 2008 will mark the fifth anniversary of the US invasion into Iraq. More >>

In Search of Ancient New Zealand

Monday, 1 October 2007, 9:03 am | Penguin Books NZ

Is the tuatara really a missing link? To what? Who or what were the first ‘New Zealanders’? How extensive were New Zealand dinosaurs? Could there have once been New Zealand mammals that haven’t yet been discovered? When was New Zealand completely ... More >>

Lloyd Jones makes the cut with Mister Pip

Wednesday, 8 August 2007, 3:16 pm | Penguin Books NZ

The glory year for Lloyd Jones continues. First the Commonwealth Writers Prize in June, last week the Montana Medal for fiction, now Jones makes it onto the Man Booker Longlist with his novel Mister Pip. More >>

New legal guide to help Kiwis know their rights

Tuesday, 4 July 2006, 9:31 am | Penguin Books NZ

New Zealanders will be offered a smarter and financially cheaper solution to resolving legal issues when barrister and journalist Catriona MacLennan¡¦s new book ¡¥Know Your Rights¡¦ hits the shelves this week. More >>

Know Your Rights

Tuesday, 20 June 2006, 10:49 am | Penguin Books NZ

A practical guide to the law for every New Zealand household. More >>

Penguin to Publish Judy Bailey's Memoirs

Friday, 2 June 2006, 4:45 pm | Penguin Books NZ

After intense competition with other New Zealand publishers, Penguin Group (NZ) announce they will publish Judy Bailey’s memoirs late 2006. Intensely private about her family, Bailey will write about her early life and fledgling television career. For the first ... More >>

Hibiscus Coast on the big screen

Friday, 9 December 2005, 10:04 am | Penguin Books NZ

Touchdown Productions, the Auckland-based television and film company, has optioned the film rights to HIBISCUS COAST, a novel by New Zealand writer Paula Morris. More >>

Breeze through Year 11 exams with study guides

Friday, 29 July 2005, 11:29 am | Penguin Books NZ

Year 11 students will be relieved to learn that Pearson Education New Zealand will be launching the best ever range of NCEA curriculum linked study guides during August to help them revise for end of year exams. More >>

Is New Zealand going to hell in a handcart?

Tuesday, 10 May 2005, 9:12 am | Penguin Books NZ

When a Maori academic predicted there would be ‘civil war’ if the Government’s seabed and foreshore legislation was passed, author David Slack decided to find out just how gloomy the future for New Zealand really looked. His research uncovered all sorts ... More >>

Penguin New Zealand to farewell Managing Director

Monday, 11 April 2005, 3:47 pm | Penguin Books NZ

After more than 30 years with Penguin New Zealand, Tony Harkins, Managing Director for the past 17 years, has announced that he will retire at the end of 2005. More >>

Penguin to republish Anne Salmond

Monday, 28 February 2005, 10:15 am | Penguin Books NZ

Two seminal works by award winning Penguin author Anne Salmond will be republished in March in time to contribute to this election year’s inevitable debate about race relations. More >>

Double Murder Victim’s Brother Breaks Silence

Monday, 7 February 2005, 10:29 am | Penguin Books NZ

In a no-holds-barred account, author Owen Scott exposes the sensationalism surrounding the brutal double murder of his brother, Red Cross Director-General John Scott and his partner Greg Scrivener in Fiji, July 2001. Deep Beyond the Reef, exposes the ... More >>

 

 

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