Find Printing and Publishing expertise in New Zealand

Publishing is one of New Zealand’s major creative industries employing over 1000 people. Book publishing turnover was NZ$245 million in 2007 with the largest book publishers in the country being educational publishers, such as Pearson (Pearson’s education subsidiary) and Oxford University Press. Other large publishing companies, such as Penguin books (another subsidiary of Pearson), also operate in New Zealand. There are many successful independent publishers such as David Ling Publishing Limited, established in 1992, and Exisle Publishing, both of which publish a variety of non-fiction books. The former also provides editorial, design and printing solutions and services for private companies and institutions.

Established in 2010, Digital Publishing New Zealand is a joint venture between the New Zealand Society of Authors and Publishers Association of New Zealand to energise digital growth and ebook technology in the country. The Publishers Association of New Zealand is the industry body for publishers in the country.

Intellectual property protection in New Zealand is high, with the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2012–13, scoring the country 6.1 out of 7, and placing it as number three out of 144 countries. In comparison, its main neighbour, Australia is placed 19 out of 144 countries with a score of 5.3 out of 7 for intellectual property protection.

Printing and Publishing organisations in New Zealand
Valley Printing Co. Ltd