An excellent Christmas for children’s books

TV3’s Newshub took a look at New Zealand’s booming children’s book industry in a story that aired over the Christmas break. Books for kids were a popular gift, with titles flying off the shelf and the industry buoyant. Watch the full video here,...
2019 Yale scholarship recipient announced

2019 Yale scholarship recipient announced

Despite tough competition the recipient of the W.E. and M.L. Forde Scholarship to attend the Yale Book Publishing Course in Connecticut has been decided.  PANZ is delighted to announce that Tom Rennie, Publisher at Bridget Williams Books will be heading to the US to...
Publishers’ Picks of 2018

Publishers’ Picks of 2018

To celebrate a bumper year of publishing we asked our members to pick a favourite child and tell us about the book they were most thrilled to publish. We also flipped the coin and asked which other publisher’s title they wished they’d commissioned. There were...