News & Events

Winner of Pussycat Pussycat Raffle

Baby Caleb is all smiles after winning the Upstart Press raffle at the 2015 Auckland Baby Show in August!

Cory Jane signing sessions

Find out where Cory Jane will be signing his new book, Winging It.


All Blacks first-five Dan Carter to publish ‘candid’ memoir

Dan Carter, one of New Zealand’s greatest living rugby players, has signed a deal to publish his memoirs in an extraordinary publishing venture immediately after the All Blacks’ last World Cup game. Dan Carter is to...


Judge Loves Fallout

Yrsa Sigurdottir, judge of the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award had only good things to say about Paul Thomas' Fallout.

NZ Wine Guide 2015

An interesting Yahoo interview with Michael Cooper about his new book!

Robbie Deans Tour

Robbie Deans had a whirlwind tour around New Zealand in an exciting 6-day book launch for his new biography Robbie Deans: Red, Black & Gold.

Winner of the Buzzy Bee Gift Basket

Upstart Press had a very successful appearance at the 2014 Baby Show in Auckland recently, where we featured Buzzy Bee books. Below, little Isaiah Luther, of Hobsonville, with the Buzzy Bee Gift Basket his dad won him in our ra...


Upstart at the Baby Show

Upstart Press showed at the Baby Show 2014, the weekend of August 22nd at the ASB Showgrounds. We had a  colouring competition for children, as part of our Buzzy Bee promotion for the show. The best entries are now up below....

Upstart Announces New Novel from Author Greg McGee

Upstart Press is proud to announce that they have acquired the next novel by award-winning writer Greg McGee, a larger-than-life story, spanning over 60 years and set in both Italy and New Zealand.