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PANZ Digital Marketing workshop review

PANZ Digital Marketing workshop review

Ex cyclone Gita couldn’t keep the eager participants of the PANZ Digital Marketing Workshop – Creative Engagement, away yesterday.  With more than 30 attendees the room was at maximum capacity. The workshop started in high gear with an insightful and inspiring look at...

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Publishers Association Appoints New Council

Publishers Association Appoints New Council

The Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) has appointed its new officers and councillors for the 2017–18 period. The new council elected at the association’s AGM on 14 July consists of: President: Peter Dowling (Oratia Media) Immediate Past President: Melanie...

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Book Awards Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Stellar Finalist Line-up

Book Awards Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Stellar Finalist Line-up

New Zealand’s premier literary awards celebrate their 50th anniversary with a rich collection of 16 finalist books by both lauded established writers and emerging stars. Announced today, the 2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards finalists join a literary hall of fame...

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2018 longlist annouced

Forty books traversing the cultural, historic, artistic and social landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand have made the longlist for the prestigious Ockham New Zealand Book Awards, announced today. Ten books are longlisted in each of the four awards’ categories – fiction,...

Two in a Row! Time Out Bookstore Wins Again

Two in a Row! Time Out Bookstore Wins Again

After a wonderful year of sales, during which they were finalists in the International Bookstore of the Year competition at the London Book Fair, it is perhaps no surprise to see Time Out Bookstore win Nielsen Bookshop of the Year again in 2017. Their staff member...

2017 CLNZ Contestable Fund Investments Announced

2017 CLNZ Contestable Fund Investments Announced

Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) is delighted to announce the successful applicants in this year’s round of the CLNZ Contestable Fund. Introduced in 2014, the fund was established to support strategic projects that demonstrate New Zealand publishing growth and...