(15 November 2013) Auckland University Press has produced a treasure trove of more than 240 classic New Zealand books, some long out of print, as eBooks in multiple formats for readers in New Zealand and around the world.
With the support of Creative New Zealand, Copyright Licensing New Zealand and the Vice-Chancellor’s Strategic Development Fund at the University of Auckland, the Press has mined fifty years of great publishing to bring back its classic books in these new formats.
Press director Sam Elworthy says, ‘It was a real thrill to be able to dive deep into the Auckland University Press backlist and resurrect a whole lot of great books that had been long out of print – books like Keith Sinclair’s Origins of the Maori Wars and M. P. K. Sorrenson’s three-volume, collected letters of Apirana Ngata and Sir Peter Buck, Heather Nicholson’s award-winning story of knitting The Loving Stitch, Ian Wedde’s Spells for Coming Out and Roger Horrocks’s superb biography of Len Lye.’
Read the announcement here. http://www.press.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/home/news/template/news_item.jsp?cid=596087