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Huia Publishers: multi lingual firm prominent in upcoming awards

CLNZ Educational Publishing Awards have three Huia Publishers learning resources nominated this year, and three books which are finalists in Massey University's Ngā Kupu Ora Aotearoa Māori Book Awards 2014. It is a good showing, but one which has come to be expected...

Comics the powerhouse for Beyond Reality Media

Beyond Reality Media is a recently established graphic novel, comics and anime publisher headed by Bill Geradts and based in Christchurch. As a founder of the Armageddon Expos held in centres throughout New Zealand, and a shareholder in one recently established in...

Otago University Press – small team, big output

Rachel Scott began as Publisher of Otago University Press in April this year and happily settled into her new role, enjoying the long and gorgeous end of summer in her new home city. An affordable house with both harbour and sea views has been an added bonus of her...

Blind Foundation is a multi media publisher

It is just another day at the Blind Foundation. A trigonometry text in braille with tactile diagrams is going to one student. Specially printed and bound children’s readers in three different print sizes – 18, 24 and 36 point complete with equivalently scaled...

Rainbow Reading’s Magic Touch

Meryl-Lynn Pluck was a Resource Teacher of reading in her home base of Nelson when she became “a reluctant publisher - as I loved teaching and knew nothing about publishing.” After training under Marie Clay, she had learned a lot about Reading Recovery and the older...

Edify Ltd – a sales team that ‘fuels learning’

When Adrian Keane successfully negotiated a contract with Pearson Australia to become the sales agent for Pearson lists in New Zealand some eleven months ago, he faced two immediate challenges. One was staff and premises, the other ‘what do we call our new company’....