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

Mar23Pasifika Students' Event
Date: 23 March 2015
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Alan MacDiarmid (AM) 102, Kelburn Campus
FHSS and the Faculty of Education invite their Pasifika students to an opportunity to meet fellow students and staff and learn about services available. Read more
Mar26FHSS Postgraduate Information Evening
Date: 26 March 2015
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: AM 102/104 (opposite Wishbone)
A chance for students to mix and mingle with fellow postgraduates and FHSS staff. Read more
Mar31Māori Students' Event
Date: 31 March 2015
Time: 5.00 pm
Venue: Alan MacDiarmid (AM) 102, Kelburn Campus
FHSS and the Faculty of Education invite their Māori students to an opportunity to meet fellow students and staff and learn about services available. Read more

News

18 February 2015 Rare Books Summer School 2015
Wai-te-ata Press, in collaboration with the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand and Victoria’s School of Geography, hosted the 10th anniversary Australasian Rare Books Summer School at the end of January. Read more
15 November 2014 The World in a Box
A special event last Wednesday 12 November marked the culmination of a three-year creative collaboration between Wai-te-ata Press – Te Whare Ta o Wai-te-ata, the New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation and the New Zealand diplomatic community based in Wellington. Read more
12 November 2014 Poetry translations launched at Victoria
On Tuesday 4 November, the intimate surrounding of Wai-te-ata Press hosted the joint launch of… 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 develop and evaluate a design theory for crowdsourcing in the cultural heritage domain to support website design and evaluation practice. More...

The Colenso Project

Personal Geographies and Global Networks: William Colenso and the Victorian Republic of Letters. More...

7.34 

Recent publication 

7.34 Poetry by Paul Thomson