Oratia brings the best of book publishing to readers and clients alike.

Oratia is a publisher of books based outside Auckland, with distribution across New Zealand and representation in many parts of the world.

Our team collectively has decades of experience in all aspects of publishing and a commitment to quality values in editorial, design, print and production.

In addition, we offer our publishing and communications skills to organisations and authors wanting to publish privately.

Whether it’s a great book, quality publishing services or effective media solutions, you’ll find the right home with Oratia.

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Our name comes from the beautiful forest area in which we live and work, west of Auckland in the Waitakere Ranges.

Ō-rā-tía is a Māori name that means ‘Place of long-lingering sunshine’, from a traditional story in which the wife of the West Wind paused here to sunbathe.

News

Oratia makes commitment to diversity and inclusion through new policy

Jan 18, 2021

Oratia Media is starting off 2021 by making a firm commitment to representing diversity in its publishing, personnel and vision.

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A very Merry Christmas and Happy 2021 to all!

Dec 22, 2020

Meri Kirihimete me Ngā Mihi o te Tau 2021 ki a koutou katoa! The Oratia office will be closed from midday Wednesday 24 December until Tuesday 5 January.

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Win Books for Christmas!

Dec 13, 2020

There is a wonderful book giveaway on Facebook right now: WIN 1 of 3 Dawn McMillan packs for your kids this Christmas. They will love you for it!

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Whāriki features in Summer Reading List for Prime Minister

Dec 02, 2020

2020 Prime Minister’s Summer Reading List: one of the eight books listed is Merata Kawharu and Paul Tapsell’s thought-provoking Whāriki: The growth of Māori community entrepreneurship, published by Oratia Books in November last year

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