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.

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!
Website –
Facebook –

Donna Blaber

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

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.
Website –

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


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.

Duckling Publishing – picture and children’s books, Auckland, NZ

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.