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Wellington Independent Wins Publisher Of The Year

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 10:34 am | Booksellers NZ

Last night, booksellers and publishers gathered online in anticipation of the 2021 Aotearoa Book Trade Industry Awards, hosted by PANZ Te Rau o Tākupu and Booksellers Aotearoa New Zealand. One of the most sought-after awards of the night is the Nielsen ... More >>

Petone Bookshop Wins Bookshop Of The Year Award For The First Time

Thursday, 30 September 2021, 10:33 am | Booksellers NZ

Last night’s awards ceremony at the annual New Zealand Book Industry awards was a time for the book trade to reflect and celebrate the last year. It is a forum where individual publishers and booksellers are recognised as the best in the New Zealand ... More >>

Community bookshop wins owners lifetime achievement award

Sunday, 25 August 2019, 11:50 am | Booksellers NZ

Forty years ago, then 25-year-old Rob Clarke had a fateful phone call from his mother, asking him if he’d like to run a bookshop in Paraparaumu. Tonight, he and his wife Kaye have been jointly awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Book Trade ... More >>

NZ Bookshop Numbers on the Rise

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 9:26 am | Booksellers NZ

Since January 2018, Booksellers NZ has gained seven brand new members from everywhere from Vulcan Lane in Central Auckland, through to Twizel in South Canterbury, as well as online store Five Dogs Books. More >>

Love your Brain, Read Books this NZ Bookshop Day

Monday, 22 October 2018, 12:47 pm | Booksellers NZ

There are over 60 bookshops all over New Zealand celebrating the fifth nationwide NZ Bookshop Day on Saturday 27 October with displays and events, including treasure hunts, brain painting and much, much more. More >>

Homegrown books among Kiwi kids’ favourite reads

Monday, 24 September 2018, 9:47 am | Booksellers NZ

Kiwi children love to read books by local authors and their enthusiasm for reading is as keen as ever reveals the 2018 Whitcoulls Kids’ Top 50 Books list, announced today (24 September 2018). More >>

A decade of New Zealand Bestsellers to celebrate

Monday, 24 September 2018, 9:43 am | Booksellers NZ

Seven NZ novels, eight children’s & YA books and five non-fiction titles comprise the Top 20 Bestsellers voted as favourites by booksellers from all over New Zealand. Now, the public have their opportunity to vote for their Bestseller of the Decade, ... More >>

Storytelling & Bookshop Love Pulls Punters on Bookshop Day

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 9:48 am | Booksellers NZ

'Bookshops are gateways to a thousand other worlds, ten thousand imaginations and a million possibilities,’ wrote Marcus Hobson in his winning Love Letter to your Bookshop entry last year. More >>

Hugely Successful Weekend for Featherston Booktown

Monday, 15 May 2017, 4:00 pm | Booksellers NZ

Scores of primary school children clutching $10 vouchers, eager to choose their own books from more than 15 new, second hand and antiquarian booksellers in ANZAC Hall was an outstanding feature of the third Featherston Booktown at the weekend. More >>

Love Letter to Bookshops: ‘Gateways to a thousand worlds'

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 11:48 am | Booksellers NZ

Booksellers NZ is delighted to announce that the winner of the ‘Love Letter to Bookshops’ competition, held as part of the NZ Bookshop Day festivities, is Marcus Hobson, who wrote a love letter to Books A Plenty bookshop, in Tauranga. [Image attached, ... More >>

NZ Bookshop Day to be held on Saturday, 29 October

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 12:46 pm | Booksellers NZ

NZ Bookshop Day to be held on Saturday, 29 October Quirky events, author readings, competition and fun times for bookshop lovers This year’s NZ Bookshop Day – Your Place, Your Bookshop to be held on Saturday, 29 Octoberpromises to be a cracker of ... More >>

Government in knots on GST

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 4:12 pm | Booksellers NZ

The Government seems to be tying itself in knots over the collection of GST on small value goods including books bought from overseas online retailers, according to Booksellers NZ. More >>

New GST Bill Suits Big Business Only

Monday, 16 November 2015, 5:00 pm | Booksellers NZ

There is nothing for small businesses and their communities in the Bill being introduced which requires foreign online retailers to collect GST on digital and intangible services according to Booksellers NZ CEO, Lincoln Gould. More >>

NZ Bookshops are Thriving, not just Surviving

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 11:41 am | Booksellers NZ

A new wave of optimism among New Zealand’s booksellers underpins the inaugural NZ Bookshop Day – Your Place, Your Bookshop being held in 180 book stores nationwide all day on Saturday, 31 October. More >>

NZ Bookshop Day To Be Held on Saturday, 31 October 2015

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 10:34 am | Booksellers NZ

The first ever NZ Bookshop Day – Your Place, Your Bookshop is to be held on Saturday, 31 October in unique and vibrant local celebrations among 175 bookshops taking part from Invercargill to Whangarei. More >>

Aussies go halfway on GST - NZ needs whole job done

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 9:29 am | Booksellers NZ

New Zealand bricks and mortar stores will continue to face unfair competition from foreign online retailers if the NZ Government follows Australia and only closes the GST loophole on sales of digital items such as e-books, films and music. More >>

Featherston Becomes International Booktown

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 4:04 pm | Booksellers NZ

The small Wairarapa town of Featherston is connecting to its history with WW1 and railways to become New Zealand’s member of the International Organisation of Booktowns ( IOB ). More >>

Jill Trevelyan's story of Peter McLeavey is Book of the Year

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 3:10 pm | Booksellers NZ

The story of Wellington art dealer Peter McLeavey and his gallery has won the prestigious New Zealand Post Book of the Year 2014 in a glittering ceremony in Wellington this evening. Peter McLeavey: The life and times of a New Zealand art dealer is also the ... More >>

Christchurch and Auckland Booksellers win Kobo Scholarship

Wednesday, 30 October 2013, 3:16 pm | Booksellers NZ

The first Kobo Booksellers NZ Scholars to attend the American Booksellers Association annual Winter Institute (Wi9) are Jenna Todd of Time Out Bookstore, Auckland and Jared Raines of Paper Plus Northlands in Christchurch. More >>

Budget missed an opportunity – Booksellers NZ

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 5:13 pm | Booksellers NZ

Booksellers NZ is disappointed the Government did not make a budget statement of intent to clean up the $400 million loophole in the collection of GST. More >>





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