Our Services


As well as publishing our own works, we’re happy to contract publish for clients.


We provide a range of services including writing, editing and formatting.


We host workshops for authors and for those considering self publishing.


We edit and publish digital magazines and newsletters, distributing them globally.


We format and publish ebooks, selling them all around the world.


We publish non-fiction print books primarily for the New Zealand market.

Our Work

Our news

Updates for Kindle edition of our history book

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Hurricane Press has published a revised and updated edition of its best-selling ebook The Complete History of New Zealand (in less than two hours). Peter Jessup’s 36,000-word summary of New Zealand’s story was first published as a print edition in 2011 and then as an ebook in 2013. The Kindle edition of the book is available from Amazon, the world’s biggest distributor of ebooks.

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Our workshops

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Writing a book can often turn out to be the easy part – getting it published can be the biggest challenge. Hurricane Press hosts regular workshops to help those who want their works to reach an audience, whether it’s a select few or an international market.

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Football with a smile

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Waikato writer Jeff Neems is now a published author after Hurricane Press compiled a collection of his popular magazine column, Football Dad, and published them as an ebook. Having enjoyed the humourous stories about a football-loving parent willing to go to great lengths to help develop the next generation of international players, Hurricane Press managing director Josh Easby asked Neems if he could make the work more widely available.

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What the reviewers say

'Perfect for a lazy afternoon read.' - Fishermen's Tales, by Peter Jessup.

Daily Post

( Book reviewer, Rotorua )

'The quality of the publication and the speed with which it was produced are a credit to editor Josh Easby.' - FANZ: The Football Magazine (Winner, Publication of the Year, NZFMA Awards).

Simon Kay

( Awards judge )

'The evolution of New Zealand ... can be traced through the significant speeches collected in this handsome volume.' - Speeches that Shaped New Zealand (1814-1956).

Unity Books

( Independent bookstore, Wellington )

'It's a fantastic book!' - Welcome to New Zealand, a pictorial essay on the way our towns say 'hello' through their signs.

Paul Henry

( Television and radio broadcaster )

‘A volume that will have your ears ringing for days.’ — LIVE: Gigs that Rocked New Zealand, by Bruce Jarvis and Josh Easby.

Russell Baillie

( Entertainment Editor, NZ Herald )

'Plenty of humour and wit . . . should be in every angler's collection . . . a book to saviour and enjoy . . . a must buy . . . highly recommended.' -- Tangled Lines, by Anthony Swainson.

Graham Carter

( Editor, Fishing & Outdoors )

'Stories that will make you laugh and others that will shock and surprise.' - Boaties' Tales, by Peter Jessup.

Hawkes Bay Today

( Book review section )

‘This coffee–table page–turner captures the magic.’ — LIVE: Gigs that Rocked New Zealand, by Bruce Jarvis and Josh Easby.

Graham Reid

( Music writer & editor, Elsewhere.co.nz )

‘Beautifully presented with great recipes . . . an innovative slant on reinvigorating some classic Kiwi dishes.’ -- The Kiwi Beer Lover's Cookbook, by Sam Cook.

Robyn Yousef

( Howick & Botany Times, Auckland )

‘A humourous and provocative look at New Zealand and the way we see ourselves today.’ -- Myth New Zealand, by Justin Brown.

Graham Beattie

( Book blogger )