New Zealand Standing Orders keeps your school up to date with the best new children's books released in New Zealand. Our team of editors carefully source and select the key titles that we believe should be in every school library. They ensure that every NZSO book is age-appropriate, of high literary standard and suitable for New Zealand school libraries and classrooms.


 NZSO is available in two different options for your school.



A NZSO subscription is the best way to guarantee your school access to the latest and best literary children’s books.
• We deliver your school a selection of notable new books each month
• You get our best value on every title with 27% off RRP across your subscription
• One simple transaction to secure your school’s full year of books
• A free book with every issue (excludes Christmas Collection)
• Guaranteed supply of the latest new-release titles
• The chance to save even more with an Early-Bird subscription package

Sale or Return

Sale or Return lets you preview all the latest new books and choose what you want to keep.
• You only pay for the books you want to keep – you can return the rest to us by courier, free of charge
• All books are available at the special NZSO discounted price, 10-15% off RRP
• There is no obligation to keep any book

Download a courier pickup request form here.




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