Auckland University Press

Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year, London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2016

  • Tōtara: A Natural and Cultural History
    Philip Simpson

    A wonder of evolution, the big tree of the forest, the wood behind Māori carving and Pākehā fence posts: the ‘mighty tōtara’ is New Zealand’s tree and this book tells its story. June 2017 >>

  • Night Horse
    Elizabeth Smither

    Mothers and daughters, cats and horses, books and bowls are transformed in Elizabeth Smither’s eighteenth poetry collection. June 2017 >>

  • Selected Poems
    Ian Wedde

    This impressive collection of poetry shows the prolific nature of one of our favourite poets, ranging over five decades: the largest collection of Ian Wedde’s poems to date. May 2017 >>

  • The Truth about Language: What it is and Where it came from
    Michael C. Corballis

    Michael Corballis answers some of the hardest questions in science – where did language come from and why do we like it so much? – with his usual verve and humour. April 2017 >>

  • Māori Oral Tradition: He Kōrero nō te Ao Tawhito
    Jane McRae

    Māori oral tradition is the rich, poetic record of the past handed down by voice over generations through whakapapa, whakataukī, kōrero and waiata. March 2017 >>