Nakedize Distribution

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Nakedize Distribution is a new book distributor specialising in high-quality, independently-published titles with nationwide appeal.

Our aim is to simultaneously support professional independent imprints through low-cost distribution, while assisting New Zealand booksellers through consolidated logistics. We want our author/publishers to feel like they are part of a cooperative that supports the New Zealand component of a viable international writing/publishing career.

Booksellers: Please review our service overview (PDF, v.3) and contact us to order the titles below, or to let us know about titles you feel would suit our business model.

Boutique publishers: Please read our two-page introduction for independent publishers (PDF). For more detailed information and advice, we recommend Self-Publishing in New Zealand by H.L. Kennedy (Real NZ Books, 2019).

Contact details
Office and warehouse: 11 Horotutu Road, One Tree Hill, Auckland 1061, New Zealand
Office phone: +64 9 636 3344
Mobile phone (Simon): +64 27 573 4464
Office email:

Account application: download Word document or complete secure online form.

Nakedize Distribution is a division of Nakedize Limited.


Cover of Catching The Last Tram   Cover of I Love You, Send Money   Cover of The Julian Calendar

Catching the Last Tram by Susan Holt (Inlet Publishing, 2017)
ISBN: 9780473395100
Status: Available — new 2019 printing with additional review quotations
Format: Paperback with flaps, 158 pages
RRP: NZ$22.99
Resources: Information sheet – May 2019 (PDF) | Low-res cover (PNG, 640px x 406px) | author photo
More information: External web page
Follow-up: The Heart Casts No Shadow release date TBC

I Love You, Send Money by Jordan M Alexander (Pangaea Press, 2017)
ISBN: 9780473364793
Status: Available
Format: Trade paperback, 354 pages
RRP: NZ$29.99
Resources: Information sheet – May 2019 (PDF) | High-res cover (PNG, 2775px x 1733px) | Low-res cover (PNG, 640px x 400px) | author photo
More information: External web page
Sequel: Turbulence: An extreme love story due for release December 2019

The Julian Calendar by William Henry (Marsilio Press, 2018)
ISBN: 9780958235556
Status: Available
Format: Trade paperback, 330 pages
RRP: NZ$34.99
Promotion: Ongoing – forthcoming review in New Zealand Review of Books Vol. 29, Issue 127, Spring 2019
Point-of-sale: Removable sticker with review text: Highly recommended – New Zealand Listener This work is beautiful … get a copy – Booksellers NZ
Resources: Information sheet – May 2019 (PDF) | High-res cover (JPG, 3000px x 2000px) | Low-res cover (JPG, 640px x 427px) | author photo
More information: External web page
Follow-up: Par Avion release date TBC


      The cover of Strong Sustainability for New Zealand

Clear, Concise, Compelling by Simon Hertnon (Nakedize Limited, 2006)
ISBN: 9780958278409
Status: Out of stock
Format: Full colour, spiral-bound, with tabbed sections, 80 pages
RRP: NZ$44.99
More information: Web page
Second edition: March 2020 (only available to select trade)

From Afterwit to Zemblanity by Simon Hertnon (New Holland Publishers, 2008)
ISBN: 9781869661939
Status: Available
Format: Hardback with dust jacket and ribbon, 224 pages
RRP: NZ$24.99 (new price)
More information: External web page
Second edition and sequel: A new edition, titled Endangered Words, will be released in 2020, along with a long-awaited sequel, Endangered Words: The Final Exhibition

Love and Logic by Simon Hertnon (Marsilio Press, 2001)
ISBN: 9780473078829
ISBN-10: 0473078821
Status: Available
Format: Paperback, 84 pages
RRP: NZ$13.99 (new price)
More information: External web page

strong sustainability for New Zealand by Sustainable Aotearoa New Zealand Inc (Nakedize, 2009)
ISBN: 9780958278416
Status: Available
Format: Paperback, 52 pages
RRP: NZ$19.99
More information: Web page