Contact Te Papa Press 

Contact Te Papa Press

Contact details

Te Papa Press
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Cable Street
PO Box 467
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

Email: tepapapress@tepapa.govt.nz
Ph: +64 (0)4 381 7470
Fax: +64 (0)4 381 7230

Te Papa Press Staff

  • Claire Murdoch: Publisher
  • Odessa Owens: Senior Editor
  • Harriet Elworthy: Editor
  • Hannah Newport-Watson: Editor
  • Michael Upchurch: Editor

Angela Radford: Publicist (027 540 1104)

Submissions and proposals

Te Papa Press is pleased to consider your book proposals and manuscripts.

Please submit your manuscript or sample chapters on A4 paper, typed or word processed in double spacing, with a cover letter containing the following information: a brief description of your book (including consideration of its target readership and how it differs from any similar or competing titles); a chapter outline; and a brief CV indicating your writing experience. Please also include a stamped, self-addressed envelope for the return of your material should we decline to publish your book.

Please send this to:
Submissions
Te Papa Press
PO Box 467
Wellington

Te Papa Press will acknowledge receipt of your proposal and any supporting material when it arrives in our office. We will contact you as soon as we have reached a decision on your work. It does take time to properly consider the market for your book and your writing, so please allow up to three months for a formal response.

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