Tag Archives: NZ Book Trade

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…

Wellington Booksellers Group First Meeting, 1976
NZ Book Trade
September 12, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Wellington Booksellers Group First Meeting, 1976

The first meeting of Wellington Booksellers and Magazine Retailers – to set up an association for mutual aid – sharing information, services and ideas. Advertising, trade advocacy and social initiatives…

Pillar Graffiti, February – March 2011
Backstage
September 11, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

Pillar Graffiti, February – March 2011

Mid-renovations, Unity invited customers, staff and people from the book industry t graffiti the pillars in the new parts of the shop, and the response was enthusiastic and overwhelming. Those…

The Great Flood, 28th January 2015
Backstage
September 11, 2017 posted by Unity Wellington

The Great Flood, 28th January 2015

As we were minding our afternoon business, we noticed a trickle of water coming in through the ceiling of the office. Dylan rushed upstairs to where renovations were taking place…