Tag Archives: NZ Book Trade

Romania Donations, 21st June 1933
NZ Book Trade
September 12, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Romania Donations, 21st June 1933

After Daniela Crasnaru made a visit to New Zealand for Writers and Readers Week, she made a plea in The Evening Post for help getting children’s books for Romania, where…

NZ Book Council Newsletter, 1979
NZ Book Trade
September 12, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

NZ Book Council Newsletter, 1979

The editorial for the December Issue of the NZ Book Council newsletter sums up progress and projects aspirations and challenges for the book industry as the 1970s become the 1980s….

NZ Book Council Market Research, 1979
NZ Book Trade
September 12, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

NZ Book Council Market Research, 1979

In 1979, the New Zealand Book Council commissioned an analysis of the book-buying habits of the public. The results re-assert the findings of previous surveys “that personal recommendations have more…

Good Reading, 2nd October 1978
NZ Book Trade
September 12, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Good Reading, 2nd October 1978

Article in the Evening Post, “Good Reading”. Locally published books are reaching a market, accounting for 15-20 percent of bookshops’ retail turnover, due to specific content and favourable pricing compared…

“Why They Buy” article, NZ Bookworld, 1977
NZ Book Trade
September 12, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

“Why They Buy” article, NZ Bookworld, 1977

Article in NZ Bookworld by John Ewan examining the results of a survey into the book-buying habits of 2,200 people in New Zealand’s largest 20 cities. Personal recommendation topped the…

Indecent Publications, 1969
NZ Book Trade
September 12, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Indecent Publications, 1969

This issue of the NZ Bookseller & Publisher as well as articles and advertisements, carried the decisions of the Indecent Publications Tribunal Decisions: The Pearl (Anonymous)*, Call Me Brick (Munroe…