It's Our 30th Birthday

Celebrate with us at our 30th Birthday Literary Concert

Monday 5 August at 7pm

ASB Waterfront Theatre

30th Birthday Authors

We are thrilled to announce that the following authors who have made major contributions to the New Zealand literary scene over the last 30 years will be appearing at our concert:  Catherine Chidgey, Fiona Farrell, Patricia Grace, Paula Green, Charlotte Grimshaw, Mandy Hager, Stephanie Johnson, Dame Fiona Kidman, Charlotte Randall, Selina Tusitala Marsh, and actor Fiona Samuel performing an extract from Carol Ann Duffy's The World's Wife.

Tickets $37 on sale now from The Women's Bookshop

online, by phone, by email, or at the bookshop. 

 Marvellous Book Launch for Loving Sylvie

We were honoured to launch Elizabeth Smither's new novel Loving Sylvie here at the bookshop.

Loving Sylvie book launch


Fabulous Book Launch for WomanKind


It was a full house for the launch of WomanKind: NZ Women Making a Difference. It opened with a karakia from Hineomoa Elder, continued with a short speech from the Margie Thomson, who interviewed and wrote about the featured women, and ended with a cheer.


Book of Knowing by Gwendoline Smith - Book Launch

Book Launch with Gwendoline Smith (AKA Doctor Know)

& The Book of Knowing - a little book about big feelings


The bookshop stayed open until 10pm & partied with the crowd!

Ponsonby Road Festival

Ponsonby Road Festival

Carole has received an MNZM for Services to the Literary Industry, in our 30th Birthday year! Here we are celebrating with the book trade.

The book trade celebrates Carole Beu's New Year's HonourThe book trade celebrates Carole Beu's New Year's Honour