20 Mar 2022

Upstart Press buys New Holland publishing

From Standing Room Only, 12:15 pm on 20 March 2022
Kevin Chapman

Kevin Chapman Photo: Kevin Chapman

There's been a major shift in New Zealand independent publishing this week. Auckland publisher Upstart Press has purchased the entirety of New Holland Publishing, including their extensive backlist of Aotearoa non fiction  titles. 

Upstart Press was formed in 2013 by former Hachette NZ Managing Director Kevin Chapman. Upstart has been publishing New Zealand non-fiction, fiction and children's books for a decade now. They're also a distributor and Kevin isn't shy about his ambitions for NZ independent publishing.