New Zealand made – business resources for authors


Many of our authors have had their books printed at the following businesses –

Bookprinting – Experts in producing quality books, Auckland. A full-service self-publishing company specializing in short runs (about 10) to medium runs, usually up to about 1000 books.

YourBooks – New Zealand’s number 1 book printer for publishers & self-publishers, Wellington

The Copy Press – Home of real NZ Books, Nelson, helping authors publish their books for over twenty-five years. Unique and custom-designed to suit the needs of today’s indie authors, also providing independent authors with the tools and advice needed to market and distribute their books

Freedom Plus – Printing is our passion. With 18 years in the industry, we have the experience and knowledge to confidently produce the results you need. We run a large range of both digital and offset presses across our two commercial print factories. Palmerston North.

Promote your book

New Zealand Made Products and Businesses – Facebook group where all New Zealanders, can come together, to purchase, New Zealand Made Products, supporting New Zealanders in Business

Chooice – Facebook group where you can share a post to promote your Kiwi business.

JD Reads on Youtube – JD reads a chapter from then reviews NZ authors. You can contact him via the channel or via NZ Indie Authors facebook page.

The Kiwi Kids’ Bookstore – If you write for children, contact this online store to have your books added to their stock.

The Book Dragon – Book Shop, Book Review Service, Author Service dedicated to Self Published and Indie Authors around the world. Based in the UK.

Buy Kiwi – Buy Kiwi is a NZ owned eCommerce platform that makes it easier to support kiwi-owned businesses.

Proofreading and Editing

This service is offered by many of the printers as a package for indie authors and publishers.

Janet Jacobsen‎ – Diploma in Proofreading and Editing.

Proofreading works. Now that I am qualified to proofread and edit, I’d like to help anyone who needs it to further whatever they are doing in a professional manner without mistakes that other people seem to pick out! I just need some basic information from you to give you a quote – and let’s go from there!
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Donna Blaber

If your writing requires polishing by a professional editor, you’ve come to the right place.
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Grace Bridges

Are you planning to self-publish, or to submit your manuscript to a publishing professional? I can help you get ready. I will determine your level and fee after reading some samples of your manuscript.
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PRO Writings
PRO Writings is here to help you better your writings, to improve your words, to inflate your followings!


Robyn Hoglund
Illustrator of Skiddies by Marion Day; Uncle Tappit by Marion Day
Robyn Hoglund – Drawing & Stuff – facebook

Illustrators can be found via the NZ Indie Authors Facebook group. Or do an internet search and then look at the results.


Many of our authors have used the following businesses and recommend them.

AM Publishing New Zealand – Private publishing services. Based in Palmerston North.

Cloud Ink – a boutique publishing company in Auckland, New Zealand

Create Books – A boutique publishing company specialising in award-winning books for children, young adults and education purposes.

Fraser Books – specialising in New Zealand history and politics, biography and autobiography – with occasional fiction and children’s books. Located in Masterton, New Zealand

One Tree House – Based in Auckland, New Zealand, under the shadow of One Tree Hill (Maungakiekie), they aim to reach out to the world with a range of carefully crafted works, told by New Zealand authors and illustrators.

Philip Garside Publishing – New Zealand non-fiction print books, mainly on progressive/liberal Christian, social justice/history and pacifist topics. Based in Wellington, NZ

Wildside Publishing – a boutique publisher and marketer of inspirational books. Auckland, NZ

DIY Publishing – Wellington – DIY Publishing Ltd was set up to help authors who want to finish their book and get it to their readers.

Swirld Books – Self Publishing Services – from manuscript to print.