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.
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Penguin Random House is the world’s most global trade book publisher. It was formed on 1 July 2013, upon the completion of an agreement between Bertelsmann and Pearson to merge their respective trade publishing companies, Random House and Penguin, with the parent companies owning 53% and 47%, respectively. Penguin Random House comprises the adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction print and digital trade book publishing businesses of Penguin and Random House in Australia, New Zealand, the US, UK, Canada, India and South Africa, and Penguin’s trade publishing activity in Asia and Brazil; DK worldwide; and Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial’s Spanish-language companies in Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, and Chile. Penguin Random House employs more than 10,000 people globally across almost 250 editorially and creatively independent imprints and publishing houses that collectively publish more than 15,000 new titles annually. Its publishing lists include more than 70 Nobel Prize laureates and hundreds of the world’s most widely read authors.