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.

Moa Press and Little Moa are our local publishing divisions championing a diverse range of voices and stories with a strong connection to Aotearoa. Moa Press publishes a broad range of #1 bestselling fiction and non-fiction including Katharine J. Adams, Kate Evans, Airana Ngarewa, Erin Palmisano, Anne Tiernan and Olivia Spooner. Little Moa is the publisher of many celebrated local brands and authors including Donovan Bixley, Edmonds Cookbooks, Margaret Mahy and Jessica Urlichs.

We work with a stellar collection of internationally bestselling authors including Enid Blyton, Tom Clancy, Chris Colfer, Nelson DeMille, Neil Gaiman, Robert Galbraith, Elizabeth George, Florence Given, John Grisham, Ali Hazelwood, Colleen Hoover, Ana Huang, Robert Jordan, Stephen King, Val McDermid, Nicky Pellegrino, J.P. Pomare, Ian Rankin, Nora Roberts, Marilynne Robinson, Michael Robotham, J.K. Rowling, Brandon Sanderson, Nalini Singh, Colson Whitehead and Rebecca Yarros.

We also publish Paper Blanks staionery and Laurence King puzzles and games. We are the local distributors for Phaidon, Affirm Press, NewSouth Books and Major Street Publishing.

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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

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: Same As It Ever Was by Claire Lombardo

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

National Sales Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: How to End a Love Story by Yulin Kuang

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: Archangel's Lineage by Nalini Singh

Tania Mackenzie-Cooke

Publicity Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: Beyond What Is Given by Rebecca Yarros

Sacha Beguely

Marketing Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: Beyond What Is Given by Rebecca Yarros

Dom Visini

[email protected]

Currently reading: The Mirror of Beasts by Alexandra Bracken

Maiko Lenting-Lu

Product Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: The Horses by Janina Matthewson

Sam Barge

Account Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: The Exchange by John Grisham

Sharon Galey

Account Manager
[email protected]

Currently reading: The Rachel Incident by Caroline O'Donoghue

Ellie Kyrke-Smith

Senior Sales Executive
[email protected]

Currently reading: How to End a Love Story by Yulin Kuang

Cyanne Alwanger

Publicity and Marketing Assistant
[email protected]

Currently reading: Caught Up by Liz Tomforde


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