Wai-te-Ata Press

Wai-te-Ata Press

Wai-te-ata Press is a space to explore books and print in all their myriad forms.

In the new knowledge economy, "book" might be a four-letter word, but it's also an endlessly fascinating and seductive material object to make and study. Books provide a fascinating window onto the transmission of human knowledge and the complex web of social, cultural, economic and political relationships which produce, consume and preserve them. Join us...

Events

Jan26-30CoursesArtistic Printing
Date: 26–30 January 2015
Time: 9.00 am
Event: Australasian Rare Books Summer SchoolCourse tutors: Marty Vreede, Senior Lecturer in Printmaking, Quay School… Read more
Jan26-30CoursesGeographic Information Systems for Digital Humanities
Date: 26–30 January 2015
Time: 9.00 am
Event: Australasian Rare Books Summer SchoolCourse tutor: Ian Gregory, Professor of Digital Humanities, Lancaster University,… Read more
Jan26-30CoursesHistory of Cartography/Maps
Date: 26–30 January 2015
Time: 9.00 am
Event: Australasian Rare Books Summer SchoolCourse tutor: Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Assistant Director of Geospatial, Cartographic and… Read more

News

29 August 2014 NZ National Poetry Day 2014
Anō te kupu! NZ National Poetry Day 2014 was celebrated in style on 22 August at Wai-te-ata Press : Te Whare tā o Waiteata with a collaborative poetry project. Read more
29 August 2014 Celebrating The Printers’ Web
On 14 August 2014, Wai-te-ata Press hosted the launch of an exhibition and website based on the recent Marsden-funded digital history project The Printers’ Web: Typographical Journals and Global Communication Networks in the Long Nineteenth Century. Read more
23 September 2013 Visualising Correspondence Networks
On 2-3 September 2013, Wai-te-ata Press hosted the two-day digital history hackfest “Visualising Correspondence Networks” at Victoria University of Wellington. Read more

Welcome from the Printer

The book is dead; long live the book! Whether manuscript, print, or digital, the book permeates our everyday life. Read more»

Crowdsourcing

PhD student Donelle McKinley is working to identify the aspects of website design that influence crowdsourcing project objectives in the cultural heritage domain. The study aims to develop and evaluate a design theory for crowdsourcing in the cultural heritage domain to support website design and evaluation practice. More...

The Colenso Project

Victoria University of Wellington partners with Hawke's Bay Museum Theatre Gallery and The Colenso Society Inc. More...

7.34 

Recent publication 

7.34 Poetry by Paul Thomson