Wai-te-ata Press is a space to explore books and print in all their myriad forms.

In the new knowledge economy, "book" might be a four-letter word, but it's also an endlessly fascinating and seductive material object. Books provide a fascinating window on the world, whether you create, consume, or preserve them.

Chocolate ink an act of kindness

Can you print with chocolate? An out-of-the-box brief from Whittaker's sparks print-making experiments for World Kindness Day.

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A watercolour drawing of a woman.

Dragon Tails 2019

Discover Dragon Tails 2019, and explore Translation and Transformation at the 6th Australasian conference on Chinese diaspora history. Image credit: 'Tupuna I' by Kim Lowe.

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  • National Poetry Day: Hindsight is 20/20 Plus

    Taste the letterpress revival at Wai-te-ata Press on National Poetry Day. Drop into RB006 between 1-4pm to typeset and hand-print a found poem.