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. Books provide a fascinating window on the world, whether you create, consume, or preserve them.

Cultural Sustainability Symposium

Be part of the first Cultural Sustainability Symposium in New Zealand.

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Sustainable development goals words in shape of hand.

Entrenchments 2015

Discover Entrenchments 2015, a month-long creative conversation that focused on translating conflict into art

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  • The little zines tucked into the boxes.

    The Zine Collection

    Inspired by a Lithuanian chocolate box and a pop-up gallery, this box of zines gathers together several occasional pieces featuring various forms of creative translation.

  • Author Patricia Grace cuts a very elaborate birthday cake topped with chocolate curls.

    A New Zealand/Italian Birthday Party

    On Tuesday 17 October, Wai-te-ata Press hosted a lunchtime party to celebrate the 80th birthday of Patricia Grace and launch the Italian translation of her second novel Potiki.

  • Moon Festival

    Wai-te-ata Press hosted a lively Moon Festival celebration on 4 October which brought together members of the Chinese community plus supporters, donors, and funders of Victoria’s Chinese Scholars’ Studio and Chinese Heritage Type restoration project.