Nationwide Book Distributors are specialists in the sales, warehousing and distribution of books to the New Zealand bookstore and library market. We act as exclusive agents for both International and New Zealand based publishers.

We are one of this country’s leading independent New Zealand book distributors and have over 30 years experience in the market.


Publishers wanting exclusive representation in New Zealand can email Andrew Tizzard for further information. We also attend international events such as the London Book Fair and Frankfurt Book Fair – and can arrange to meet you there.


Publishers and Self-Publishers seeking distribution within New Zealand can email the relevant information to our Sales Manager at


Our experienced sales team present each new title to the buyers at bookstores and libraries throughout Aotearoa New Zealand over a 4 to 8 week selling cycle. We present relevant books to the head office buyers of all of the major book retailers and also list them with online stores and book database companies.

We aim to process and dispatch orders from our North Canterbury distribution centre within 24-hours and our customer services team are always available to take orders and answer queries by phone and email.