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“Indecent” book seized from Wellington bookshop

Wednesday, 23 November 2011, 12:58 pm | Booksellers NZ

A copy of Bloody Mama, banned in 1971 by the now defunct Indecent Publications Tribunal has been seized today (Wednesday) from Book Haven in Newton, Wellington by the Internal Affairs Department. More >>

New Governance Group for New Zealand Book Awards

Monday, 3 October 2011, 2:37 pm | Booksellers NZ

Auckland University Press publisher, Sam Elworthy has been elected chair of the New Zealand Book Awards Governance Group, a new body established by the book industry to oversee the two book awards programmes sponsored by New Zealand Post. Elworthy ... More >>

2011 THORPE-Bowker New Zealand Book Industry Awards

Tuesday, 19 July 2011, 3:20 pm | Booksellers NZ

The New Zealand Book Industry celebrated the best of New Zealand’s Booksellers and Publishers at an annual awards function at Te Papa. The winners in the various categories are: THORPE-Bowker Regional Bookseller of the Year North Island Benny’s ... More >>

Book industry “re-invigorated” by Whitcoulls sale.

Friday, 27 May 2011, 1:57 pm | Booksellers NZ

New Zealand’s book industry will be re-invigorated by the retention of the Whitcoulls and Borders brands according to Booksellers NZ Chairman, Hamish Wright. More >>

Booksellers Tokens remain the trusted gift currency

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 2:44 pm | Booksellers NZ

Amidst recent confusion surrounding the validity of book vouchers, Booksellers NZ, the trade association for bookshops nationwide, reassures customers their Booksellers Book Tokens are secure and guaranteed. More >>

Booksellers Tokens remain the trusted gift currency

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 1:23 pm | Booksellers NZ

Amidst recent confusion surrounding the validity of book vouchers, Booksellers NZ, the trade association for bookshops nationwide, reassures customers their Booksellers Book Tokens are secure and guaranteed. More >>

Christchurch Booksellers Relief Fund Established

Friday, 25 February 2011, 2:29 pm | Booksellers NZ

A fund for the relief of Booksellers in earthquake devastated Christchurch has been established by Booksellers NZ. Chairman Hamish Wright advises that a number of members had approached the Association asking how they might be able to help their fellow ... More >>

Voluntary Administration not reflective of any problems

Friday, 18 February 2011, 4:45 pm | Booksellers NZ

Booksellers NZ is concerned at the announcement that REDGroup Retail has gone into voluntary administration but is confident that this action does not reflect a fundamental problem with the book industry in New Zealand. Chairman, Hamish Wright said the issue ... More >>

Book Industry in New Zealand

Friday, 18 February 2011, 4:37 pm | Booksellers NZ

Booksellers NZ is concerned at the announcement that REDGroup Retail has gone into voluntary administration but is confident that this action does not reflect a fundamental problem with the book industry in New Zealand. Chairman, Hamish Wright said the issue ... More >>

Booksellers seeks New Zealand’s most inspired bookshelf…

Friday, 19 November 2010, 1:05 pm | Booksellers NZ

Whether it’s colour-coded, alphabetised or sorted by publication date, the hunt is on for New Zealand’s most inspired, well-stocked and lovingly-crafted bookcase. Booklovers from Kaitaia to Bluff are invited to take a second look at the bookshelves ... More >>

Booksellers Bring 1st Bookshelf Billboard To Life

Tuesday, 9 November 2010, 11:57 am | Booksellers NZ

An innovative installation has been created from thousands of books to launch the new Booksellers Tokens campaign, in the lead-up to the busy Christmas gift-buying season. More >>

“E-fairness “called for in the face of possible GS

Wednesday, 10 February 2010, 2:48 pm | Booksellers NZ

Any increase in the GST rate in New Zealand will further disadvantage local booksellers competing against international online book sellers, such as Amazon, who don’t pay tax to the local economy. More >>

Booksellers unfazed by arrival of e-books

Tuesday, 22 September 2009, 10:29 am | Booksellers NZ

The direct sale to consumers, in e-book format, of the latest Dan Brown blockbuster, The Lost Symbol and other Dan Brown titles by publisher Random House will be “taken in its stride” by the traditional book industry, according to Booksellers NZ Chairman, ... More >>

National Book Awards emerge from review

Tuesday, 1 September 2009, 2:59 pm | Booksellers NZ

Fewer categories, more judges and bigger prizes are key features of plans to streamline the New Zealand Book Awards from next year. More >>

Buoyant Booksellers Stare Down Recession

Friday, 31 July 2009, 9:44 am | Booksellers NZ

The independent booksellers of New Zealand are in a buoyant mood. The vast majority are trading at levels comparable with or better than the previous year, according to feedback received at the annual Booksellers N.Z. conference held in Auckland recently. ... More >>

Wellington bookshop wins top award

Thursday, 30 July 2009, 4:47 pm | Booksellers NZ

Unity Books of Wellington won the 2009 Independent Bookseller of the Year Award at the annual Booksellers NZ Conference in Auckland. More >>

Announcement of Book Award Winner ‘Pure Guesswork’

Monday, 13 July 2009, 11:02 am | Booksellers NZ

Booksellers New Zealand, administrators of the Montana New Zealand Book Awards has been advised that Next Magazine have published in their August issue, whom they believe has won the Fiction category of the Montana New Zealand Book Awards. “The magazine ... More >>

“So You Want to Run a Bookshop?”

Friday, 3 July 2009, 12:39 pm | Booksellers NZ

A public seminar on how to run a bookshop is to be held by Booksellers New Zealand as a fringe event to its annual conference in Auckland, on Saturday 25 July. More >>

Review of New Zealand Book Awards to be Wide Open

Thursday, 4 June 2009, 2:29 pm | Booksellers NZ

As many views and opinions as possible on the future structure of the New Zealand Book Awards will be canvassed by Booksellers New Zealand as part of the wide ranging review being conducted over the next two months. Booksellers New Zealand Chief Executive ... More >>

Dymocks closure not representative of industry

Wednesday, 20 May 2009, 9:14 am | Booksellers NZ

While the closure of Dymocks bookstore in Lambton Quay Wellington is very unfortunate , the closure is not representative of the health of the nationwide book selling trade according to Booksellers NZ Chairman, Hamish Wright. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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