45 Best NZ Book Blogs and Websites
NZ Book Blogs
Here are 45 Best NZ Book Blogs you should follow in 2023
1. Read NZ Blog
Formerly NZ Book Council. We want more New Zealanders to read more. New Zealand's literacy rates directly impact our future prosperity and well-being. We want all children and adults in Aotearoa to read for pleasure, and all Kiwis to read more. We are committed to growing a nation of readers.
9.6K⋅ 6.8K ⋅5 posts / week Get Email Contact
2. Kete Books
Kete is an online literary magazine dedicated solely to Aotearoa New Zealand books, an initiative of the Coalition for Books. Kete is Aotearoa's home for all things book-related. The latest news on new books and links to interviews, articles, extracts, first chapters and more.
1.1K⋅ 761 ⋅4 posts / month Get Email Contact
My name is Zac McCallum. I'm a School Librarian at a primary school in Christchurch, New Zealand and I love Children's and Young Adult literature. On this blog, I share books that I'm reading, books I want to read, and any other book-related news. You will find news, reviews and interviews from the world of children's literature.
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Founded in 1921, Booksellers NZ is the membership association for bookshops in New Zealand. We are a national not-for-profit trade organisation, and we work to help independently owned and chain bookstores to grow and succeed. Booksellers NZ provides education, information, business products, and services.
7.4K⋅ 4.7K ⋅8 posts / month Get Email Contact
Reading together for a fairer, kinder, more connected Aotearoa New Zealand. At Book Discussion Scheme, we believe book groups can be places of learning, inspiration, connection and personal growth. There are currently around 13,000 Kiwis experiencing the benefits of a book group, but we're not stopping there.
2.1K ⋅2 posts / week Get Email Contact
For your next great read, or picture book you need. I have read every book that has been reviewed on What Book Next.com. As a bookseller, I know how a cover can look like one thing to a young reader, but have content that is too scary, inappropriate, or off-putting for that reader.
3 posts / day Get Email Contact
Our membership is made up of school and public library staff, National Library staff, teachers, principals, publishers, book-sellers, and library-related solution providers. Further information about our membership options can be found here.
980 ⋅3 posts / month Get Email Contact
Nelson Public library service is one of the oldest in New Zealand, and indeed the library which has provided the longest continuous service to the public in New Zealand. Nelson Public Libraries connects people to local, national and global ideas and communities.
2.1K⋅ 634 ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact
Stuff is New Zealand's largest and most popular news site. They specialise in investigative journalism, opinion and analysis, and long-form writing and visual storytelling. Latest entertainment news, reviews, videos and opinions from New Zealand and the world, including games, movies, TV, music, and celebrities.
7 posts / week Get Email Contact
We review books because we're passionate about promoting New Zealand children's books. This is a blog that promotes children's books written by New Zealand authors. We will do our best to cover as many titles as possible even if this takes us a while. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.
Also in Children's Book Blogs, New Zealand Kids Blogs
2.8K ⋅9 posts / month ⋅ Oct 2008 Get Email Contact
11. The Spinoff
The Spinoff is an independent online magazine and full-service content agency. Since our foundation in 2014, our current affairs and cultural coverage have been embraced by an audience looking for a fresh perspective on New Zealand. We are a New Zealand site covering pop culture, politics and social life through features, criticism, interviews, videos and podcasts.
139.7K⋅ 62.4K ⋅8 posts / day Get Email Contact
12. RNZ » Books
RNZ provides audiences with trusted and independent news and current affairs, a range of diverse programs, podcasts and series both on-air and online in accordance with the Radio New Zealand Charter. Find book reviews in our books section.
266.4K⋅ 90.6K ⋅17 posts / month Get Email Contact
This is quality New Zealand journalism on the Things that Matter. Founded by Mark Jennings and Tim Murphy. We feature book reviews, award-winning essays, author interviews and more - dig into the best of New Zealand writing at ReadingRoom literary editor Steve Braunias.
36K⋅ 32.8K ⋅8 posts / month Get Email Contact
The University of Otago is New Zealand's first university and a vibrant international centre of learning. The University of Otago, founded in 1869, provides a research-led learning environment that is second to none, with a richly deserved reputation for excellence.
89.8K⋅ 21.8K ⋅10 posts / month Get Email Contact
Wellington, New Zealand
As a team, we contribute to offering a quality reference service across the library system, where customers who need help accessing information in particular areas can contact someone who has knowledge of the resources in those areas. We are also responsible for assessing and responding to the information needs of the communities throughout the Wellington area.
7.2K⋅ 6.4K ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
Wellington, New Zealand
The National Library of New Zealand is here to help you access and use the collective knowledge of the nation. Collect, connect and co-create New Zealand's documentary taonga in words, sounds and pictures are collected, protected and accessible.
12.3K⋅ 15.6K ⋅11 posts / month Get Email Contact
We share local information and interesting stuff. We are an access point to information, reading recommendations, local history, resources, and collections including eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, music, magazines, comics, online courses, and encyclopedias.
13.9K⋅ 5.5K ⋅6 posts / week Get Email Contact
18. Penguin Kids NZ
Penguin Random House is the largest and arguably most fabulous book publisher in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Join our year-round celebration of great books! Extracts, features, news, recipes, articles and more from Penguin Random House.
14.9K⋅ 8.5K ⋅9 posts / month Get Email Contact
The Mental Health Foundation works towards creating a society where all people enjoy positive mental health and well-being. The book's feature includes reviews of books, apps and stories from experts in the mental health sector sharing the resources and knowledge they have found most helpful in their own work and lives.
55.1K⋅ 8K ⋅10 posts / month Get Email Contact
20. NZ Booklovers
At NZ Booklovers we are passionate about books and believe they inspire and enhance people's lives. Find out about the best books as they publish! Check here for reviews, author interviews, articles and competitions. With book competitions, reviews, interviews, news & articles, & a shop, NZ Booklovers is a site for New Zealand bibliophiles & readers.
Also in Novel Blogs
2.6K⋅ 1.4K ⋅30 posts / quarter Get Email Contact
The New Zealand Society of Authors Te Puni Kaituhi o Aotearoa (PEN NZ Inc.) is a membership based arts organization, representing 1,600 writers nationally through our five regions and eight branches and many hubs. The aim is to actively and responsibly support and represent the interests of all New Zealand's writers and the communities they serve.
5K⋅ 2.4K ⋅8 posts / week Get Email Contact
22. Scoop Books
Scoop aims to increase access to digital 'public interest' news media and foster media literacy by enhancing the ability of a diverse range of citizens to interpret, understand and use this information to inform robust debate, democratic choices, and meaningful participation in society and the economy.
616 ⋅5 posts / month Get Email Contact
Dish is a New Zealand food magazine full of inspiring and achievable recipes using fresh, seasonal produce. With beautiful photography and design, it also showcases artisan food producers, chefs, gourmet destinations and the latest products, techniques,
487.2K⋅ 2.4K ⋅9 posts / month Get Email Contact
24. The Fantasy Inn
Fantasy book reviews, recs, raves and rants. We are seven fantasy fans from five different countries; our love for speculative fiction and the common need to share our favourite works led to the creation of this blog. You'll learn more about each of us in our individual bios!
3.7K ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact
25. Kids' Blog
We post heaps of interesting stuff, like what's on for kids, great books, and gross facts. There is lots of other interesting stuff like reviews, cool internet links, and help with homework. We post new entries all the time; so keep checking back to find out what's changed.
1.7K ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
26. Landfall Review
The Landfall Review extends out of the magazine to become Landfall Review Online. As well as the reviews included in the two print issues each year, Landfall publishes additional review pages online, each month featuring six to eight reviews. An archive of all previous online reviews is a feature of the site.
6 posts / month Get Email Contact
27. Bobs Books Blog
Children's and Young Adult Book Reviews by Bob Docherty. Discover interviews with inspiring people, hints and tips from renowned photographers, travelers and other experts. Stories from around the world written by us
1 post / week ⋅ Nov 2009 Get Email Contact
28. Good Books NZ
GOOD BOOKS was founded in 2020 by two writers, Jane Arthur and Catherine Robertson, because the middle of a pandemic is always the ideal time to start a new business. GOOD BOOKS is all about the joy of reading and discovering new books you'll love. We're small, so we only stock the books we believe are truly good.
1.4K⋅ 1.4K ⋅1 post / day Get Email Contact
We are your information and entertainment hub for books, eBooks, DVDs, talking books, magazines, online databases and more. Our vision is to be centered on lifelong learning and recreation. Each library will be a focal point for its own community.
3K⋅ 877 ⋅11 posts / month Get Email Contact
30. SpecFic NZ
SpecFicNZ is the association for creators, writers and editors of fantasy, science fiction and horror in or from New Zealand. The organisation was founded in March 2009 to build a community focused on the promotion and proliferation of all aspects of the speculative fiction genre in this country.
578⋅ 222 ⋅1 post / quarter Get Email Contact
I've been writing for nearly twenty years for myself, for schools, and for publishers. I love learning about new things. I have written books about skeleton-stealing dogs, secret rock star lives, and invisible friends on Mars along with all sorts of other writing for the School Journal and magazines in New Zealand.
697 ⋅1 post / quarter Get Email Contact
A digital platform for all kiwi women. WOMAN is about New Zealand women, for New Zealand women, by New Zealand women. WOMAN is relatable and real, with a proud Kiwi heart and soul. Kick back, relax and prepare to be inspired.
2.5K ⋅1 post / week Get Email Contact
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
We publish a wide range of non-fiction and specialise in richly illustrated books with high production values. Between 20 and 30 new titles are issued each year, with around 250 titles kept in print.
679⋅ 122 ⋅5 posts / quarter Get Email Contact
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand Books: the central hub where you will find fiction, nonfiction and children's literature available for international rights sales from publishers across Aotearoa New Zealand. Stay up to date with the latest New Zealand Books news and sign up for our mailing list.
668⋅ 953 ⋅1 post / quarter Get Email Contact
35. Raven Books Blog
My name is Alissa Smith and this is where you will find all my favorite bookish things. I'm currently editing my first novel and sharing the process as I go. I have book vlogs where I talk about reading goals and habits and book reviews. I'm also exploring the concepts of creativity and imagination.
31⋅ 154 ⋅1 post / year Get Email Contact
A book artist who lives in NZ with a passion for creating bespoke books and journals. Book Art Studios is a busy studio where adventures happen randomly. Liz writes about her books, her classes, her life in and outside of the studio. She likes to write about people she meets and experiences she has.
2.5K⋅ 38 ⋅2 posts / month Get Email Contact
I am an award winning writer (formerly an award winning publisher and teacher). I run writing workshops for children, visit schools and libraries to talk about writing and publishing, and participate in literary and children's festivals.
10 posts / month Get Email Contact
Nelson, New Zealand
We read a wide scope of work, including newly published novels from a variety of countries and cultures, re-reads of classics we already adore, occasional poetry and non-fiction, as well enlightening discoveries of titles previously unknown to us. We read and review what's hot and what's not.
151⋅ 98 ⋅7 posts / quarter Get Email Contact
39. Book Box NZ Blog
Keep up to date with book reviews of popular books, book related articles, and the latest book news and trends all in our Book Lovers blog - written by readers for readers! Explore the latest news, trends, and book reviews from Book Box NZ, New Zealand's original monthly book subscription service for adults, young adults and children.
1.1K ⋅1 post / month Get Email Contact
I am a New Zealand writer of fiction and non-fiction with a special interest in history. I belong to the Writers in Schools programme, talk at seminars and book evenings, run creative writing workshops, act as assessor and mentor and write a blog on Children's war books.
2 posts / year Get Email Contact
Hi, I'm Abbey Hartevelt. I live in the North Island of New Zealand. I love books so I thought why not write about some I've enjoyed. So this is a blog promoting some of the great books I've read. Hope you enjoy!
2 posts / year Get Email Contact
We create an open learning forum with a shared reading experience. Our informative blog posts bring the best new ideas in positive psychology and education from a range of contributors, including our resident author. Learn more about wellbeing education, positive psychology and children with blog posts from our author.
2.3K ⋅2 posts / year Get Email Contact
I want to show you all the bookish spots that might not be on your average road-map and share some book recommendations with a focus on contemporary and historical fiction as well as middle grade and young adult fantasy-fiction.
3 posts / year Get Email Contact
Professional self-publishing services for writers who plan to create and launch their amazing books! In the book blog, Leesa, the author, publishes articles on self-publishing, book design, print and more.
67 Get Email Contact
45. Clearlingo Blog
Canterbury Region, New Zealand
As a professional, accredited, and qualified copy editor and proofreader, my goal is to ensure your writing is stress-free and polished. My approach is to listen to your needs and provide a cost-effective and suitable option, then work together with you to make sure the writing is clear, consistent and compelling while preserving your unique voice.
174 ⋅1 post / quarter Get Email Contact
NZ Book Blog Topics
|Topic||Number of posts|
|Fiction - Literary||45|
|Fiction - General||34|
|Fiction - Crime/Thriller||32|
|Fiction - Sci Fi/Fantasy||12|
|Topic||Past Month Count|