We are proud to publish the world’s favourite books from the world’s favourite authors.

As the New Zealand home of the world’s best-known publisher, we put books and readers at the centre of everything we do.

Across more than 40* publishing imprints, we celebrate writers, stories and ideas that entertain, educate and inspire. From future classics to cherished favourites, we champion emerging voices and bring readers the highest-quality books from established, award-winning and bestselling authors.

We are privileged to work with some of New Zealand’s most remarkable and esteemed writers, illustrators, designers and public figures to create exceptional books across a broad range of genres. Featuring a number of prestigious award-winners alongside writers of peerless renown and popularity, our local publishing list is one of unparalleled depth, breadth and quality.

Our company

Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade book publisher, is dedicated to its mission of nourishing a universal passion for reading by connecting authors and their writing with readers everywhere. The company, which employs more than 10,000 people globally, was formed on July 1, 2013, by Bertelsmann and Pearson, who own 53 percent and 47 percent, respectively. With nearly 250 independent imprints and brands on five continents, Penguin Random House comprises adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction print and digital trade book publishing businesses in more than 20 countries worldwide, including the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, China, India, South Africa, Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Portugal, and Uruguay. With over 15,000 new titles, and close to 800 million print, audio and eBooks sold annually, Penguin Random House’s publishing lists include more than 60 Nobel Prize laureates and hundreds of the world’s most widely read authors.

Our imprints