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Q & A with Hugo Setzer

Q & A with Hugo Setzer

Headlining the PANZ International Conference in June will be Hugo Setzer, Vice President of the International Publishers Association & CEO of Manual Moderno, Mexico. Hugo recently took the time from his very busy schedule to answer some questions about his role at...

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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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A decade of New Zealand Bestsellers to celebrate this NZ Bookshop Day

A decade of New Zealand Bestsellers to celebrate this NZ Bookshop Day

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, in celebration...

Auckland Writers Festival Launches Literary Foundation

Auckland Writers Festival Launches Literary Foundation

A new Foundation established by the Auckland Writers Festival aims to strengthen Aotearoa’s literary landscape. The Mātātuhi Foundation, launched this evening, will provide opportunities for New Zealand writers to develop and promote their works and for readers to...

Finalists announced for the Copyright Licensing Education Awards 2018

Finalists announced for the Copyright Licensing Education Awards 2018

The CLNZ Education Awards 2018 celebrate the quality and diversity of educational resources released between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2018 to support classroom learning. The awards recognise the success of New Zealand resource providers in the education market and...

Judges announced for 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards

Judges announced for 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards

An experienced panel of 12 judges – including prize-winning writers and poets, as well as historians, academics, curators and one of the country’s most respected booksellers – will   select the best books published this year for the 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book...

New China Eyewitness takes top spot in 2018 Book Design Awards

New China Eyewitness takes top spot in 2018 Book Design Awards

New China Eyewitness: Roger Duff, Rewi Alley and the art of museum diplomacy edited by James Beattie and Richard Bullen (Canterbury University Press), designed by Aaron Beehre took home the accolades and the awards for two categories plus the best overall book design,...