Site terms and conditions


All information, graphic images, and designs contained on this site or in printed form in our products are protected by copyright law in New Zealand and Australia and in most other countries. No part of this website or printed material may be reproduced, copied, reprinted, re-typed, broadcast, or stored in any retrieval system, without the express permission of Gecko Press Publishing Ltd.


Prices on this website are listed in New Zealand Dollars (NZD), American Dollars (USD) or Euros (EUR).

Shipping and delivery

Postal freight will be charged according to the number and weight of the books ordered. Please visit Shipping and returns for more information, including flat shipping rates.

Goods and Services Tax (GST)

For orders delivered to addresses within New Zealand, prices include Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 15%.

For orders delivered to addresses outside of New Zealand, GST will not be charged.

Import, customs duties, and taxes

International shipping and handling costs that are charged to the customer do not include applicable import duties or taxes that are due upon entry into the destination country. If the destination country imposes import duties and/or taxes, the customer is responsible for their payment.

Privacy Act

The information you provide to us in the course of ordering products will never be given, sold or otherwise revealed to other companies or organisations.  Sensitive information (i.e. credit card number) is held in a secure form and will not be divulged under any circumstances except to authorities legally entitled to that information through the application of relevant New Zealand law.

No disclosure

We need some of your personal details in order to supply your order or to give you access to our database. We will not sell, rent or otherwise disclose your personal details to any third party unless:

  • We are required to by law
  • We are completing financial transactions with our bank
  • We need to protect the rights or property of New Zealand Books Abroad
  • We need to provide you with a service you have requested

We will record your IP address for audit and statistical purposes. IP addresses may also be used to investigate fraudulent activities in our online shop, should that be necessary.

Contacting you

We may contact you by email occasionally to advise about a new book list or book event. You may choose to remove yourself from any newsletter by following the Unsubscribe prompt at the bottom of the email.

We may also contact you to clarify details of your order, advise of changes to our website or respond to your queries


In the event that any part of these terms and conditions will be determined to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable for any reason, then such terms and conditions will be severed from the remaining terms and conditions, which will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Governing law

These terms and conditions are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand.

Company details

Gecko Press offices are at Level 1, 9a Holland Street, Wellington 6141, New Zealand.

Gecko Press specializes in publishing English versions of children’s books by internationally well-established authors and illustrators, with a proven track record, which have won international awards. We choose books which are strong in story, illustration and design, with a strong ‘heart factor’. Our goal is to encourage children to love to read.

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