PANZ is committed to maintaining and encouraging a high standard of professionalism within our industry. PANZ is involved in a range of initiatives to help new people enter the publishing industry and to ensure that existing personnel enjoy ongoing professional development opportunities.
PANZ International Conference 2014
The PANZ International Conference 2014 will be held at the Mercure Hotel, 8 Customs Street, Auckland on 31st March and 1st April and we are now taking registrations.
Download the Draft Conference Programme.
A full programme will be available shortly but we are delighted to confirm the following international presenters:
- YS Chi, International Publishers Association, President
- Dan Caton, Wittel/Morris Strategic Consulting, President
- Brett Osmond, Random House Australia, Marketing and Publicity Director
- Kirsty Melville, Andrews McMeel Publishing, President
- Victoria Nash, Head of Macmillan Digital, Macmillan Publishing, Australia
They will be joined by key industry figures from NZ. Click here for the draft programme.
Special accommodation rates of $149 room and breakfast incl. GST per night with the Mercure Hotel have been negotiated.
Click here for the Mercure hotel booking form. Please note accommodation arrangements are the responsibility of individual delegates.
Jobs in Publishing
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Whitireia Publishing Programme
Whitireia Polytechnic offer a key training course for publishing in New Zealand. The publishing programme is an introduction to all aspects of the publishing process, including editing, marketing and book production. It is available online or at the Wellington campus. Find out more about the publishing programme here.
PANZ and the Whitireia publishing programme, in association with Creative New Zealand, provide internship opportunities for three new graduates of the Whitireia publishing programme to enter the publishing industry each year.