New Zealand books at their best


We are committed to bringing you great New Zealand books full of stories, ideas and images that speak strongly about what makes our country special.

100% New Zealand owned, Potton & Burton is this country’s largest independent publisher.

Our books are acclaimed for both their exceptional quality and value for money. You can find them in your favourite bookstore, or you can shop online here.

the bestsellers


  1. Maori Art for Kids

    by Julie Noanoa & Norm Heke
  2. Grahame Sydney

    by Grahame Sydney
  3. New Zealand: The Essential Landscape 2014

    by Rob Brown
  4. Herbert: The brave sea dog

    by Robyn Belton
  5. Molesworth

    by Harry Broad with photographs by Rob Suisted
  6. Shelter from the Storm

    by Shaun Barnett, Rob Brown & Geoff Spearpoint
  7. Field Guide to New Zealand’s Native Trees

    by John Dawson & Rob Lucas
  8. Squishy Squashy Birds

    by Carl van Wijk & Alicia Munday
  9. Land of Birds

    by Niels Meyer-Westfeld
  10. Tramping: A New Zealand History

    by Shaun Barnett & Chris Maclean