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. We Had One of Those!

    by Stephen Barnett
  2. A Bunk for the Night

    by Shaun Barnett, Rob Brown & Geoff Spearpoint
  3. Protecting Paradise

    by Dave Hansford
  4. Mauri Ora

    by Peter Alsop & Te Raumawhitu Kupenga
  5. Country Calendar

    by Matt Philp & Rob Suisted
  6. Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

    by Lynn Cox & Brian Floca
  7. Murdoch

    by Sharon Murdoch & Melinda Johnston
  8. A Way Home

    by Jillian Sullivan
  9. Hand-Coloured New Zealand

    by Peter Alsop
  10. No Place to Hide

    by James R Flynn