About Us

Hachette Aotearoa New Zealand is part of Hachette Book Group, one of the world’s leading trade publishers. With sister companies in Australia, UK and the US, we are thrilled to work with some of the biggest names in the industry.

With a diverse and celebrated list of local authors and brands including Donovan Bixley, Edmonds Cookbooks, Margaret Mahy, Nicky Pellegrino, J.P. Pomare and Nalini Singh. We are passionate about discovering new talent, working with established authors and building long careers.

We work with a stellar collection of internationally bestselling authors including Enid Blyton, Lauren Child, Martina Cole, Chris Colfer, Nelson DeMille, Neil Gaiman, Robert Galbraith, Elizabeth George, Florence Given, John Grisham, Robert Jordan, Cathy Kelly, Stephen King, Val McDermid, Daisy Meadows, Ian Rankin, Nora Roberts, Marilynne Robinson, Michael Robotham, J.K. Rowling, Brandon Sanderson, Andrzej Sapkowski, Nicholas Sparks, Jessica Townsend and Colson Whitehead.

We are proud to sponsor the PANZ Book Design Award for Emerging Designer and the AUT School of Art + Design – Communication Design award for Promising Publication Content and Design. We also donate regularly to I Got Your Back Pack.

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Can I buy books from your website?

We don’t sell books from our website, but our titles are available wherever good books are sold. See list below of locally based retailers.

Paper Plus
The Warehouse
Mighty Ape
Your local bookstore

What other publishers do you distribute?

How do I request a review copy of one of your titles?

Requests for review copies should be emailed to [email protected]. Please include contact details and the publication you're reviewing for.

How do I get a job in publishing?

Read as much as you can! If you’re interested in working in publishing, Whitireia New Zealand offer a Graduate Diploma in Publishing (Applied). Find out more.

Contact us

Email address

Street address
Level 2
23 O'Connell Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

Postal Address
PO Box 3255
Shortland Street
Auckland 1140
New Zealand

Phone number
Office: 09 379 1480

For account queries including price and availability please contact ADS Customer Service
P: 09 477 4120 E: [email protected]


Melanee Winder
(Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Ngāi Tahu)

Managing Director
[email protected]

Currently reading: Heartburn by Nora Ephron

Suzy Maddox
(Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa, Ngāti Kahungunu)

National Sales Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros

Kate Stephenson

Senior Publisher
[email protected]

Currently reading: The Cautious Traveller's Guide to the Wastelands by Sarah Brooks

Alison Shucksmith

Children's Publishing and Product Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: The Swifts by Beth Lincoln

Tania Mackenzie-Cooke

Publicity Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros

Sacha Beguely

Marketing Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: Wild Love by Elsie Silver

Dom Visini

[email protected]

Currently reading: Going Home by Tom Lamont

Maiko Lenting-Lu

Product Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: How to Solve Your Own Murder by Kristen Perrin

Sam Barge

Account Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: The Exchange by John Grisham

Sharon Galey

Account Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros

Ellie Kyrke-Smith

Senior Sales Executive
[email protected]

Currently reading: Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner

Cyanne Alwanger

Publicity and Marketing Assistant
[email protected]

Currently reading: Wild Love by Elsie Silver


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