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Where to buy books online in New Zealand
From classic literature to the latest bestseller, find the perfect places to buy books online and cut costs with our discount codes.
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With the price of your favourite books going up and up in shops, it’s no wonder people are turning to online booksellers for their next page-turner. So, to make life a little easier for you, we’ve created a handy guide to find the perfect place to buy books online.
If you’re looking for a varied selection of reading material, The Book Depository boasts in excess of 20 million titles.
Get swept away in a whirlwind romance, enjoy an edge-of-your-seat page turning thriller, or sink your teeth into a sci-fi adventure. With such a diverse collection of titles on offer, the only thing you have to be worried about is being spoilt for choice.
- Free delivery worldwide
- Secure shopping with high-grade SSL
- Prices in NZD
Booktopia has 6 million titles to discover across fiction, non-fiction, children’s books, textbooks and academic books.
Australian-owned Booktopia has over 100,000 titles in stock and ready to ship. Find everything from cooking books to young adult novels to travel guides with ebooks and audiobooks to consider as well.
- $9.95 flat rate shipping
- Download the app
- Magazines and stationery available
Find your next great read in the huge selection at Mighty Ape.
As a site that specialises in entertainment options for all ages, it’s no surprise that Mighty Ape has over 6 million titles to choose from.
- Free shipping for Primate members
- Overnight delivery possible on many items
- See ratings on products from previous customers
An eReader that lets you read millions of books by carrying just one device.
Kobo is one of the world’s most renowned eBook readers. With a selection of free reads available and all the latest titles in stock, this online bookshop is your oyster.
- Selection of free eBooks
- Audiobooks available
- Earn Super Points for your love of reading
Bookshop and charity in one, Better World Books has lets you read while it does a good deed.
For every book purchased at Better World Books, it will donate another to someone in need.
- Free delivery on all orders
- Over 29 million books donated so far
- Shop the bargain bin and nab books for less than $10
This New Zealand-based marketplace makes online shopping a breeze by pulling thousands of brands into one easy-to-shop site.
Search for a new book for you, a friend or a family member on this easy-to-use site. Sign up to TheMarket Club and enjoy free shipping when you spend $45 or more on most items.
- Pay with Zip
- Free returns
- Free shipping for TheMarket Club members
Catch is all about daily deals, and lucky for us that includes deals on books.
This online retailer specialises in big discounts, you may never have to pay the RRP for a kid’s book, cookbook, novel or lifestyle book ever again.
- New deals added daily
- Delivery costs $9.99
- 28-day return policy
Onceit is a popular online shopping portal that gives Kiwis access to premium wares at insider prices.
It may not have the largest selection of books in town, but Onceit is worth checking out for discounts on books for both adults and kids.
- Buy now, pay later with Afterpay
- $6.99 flat rate shipping
- 30-day hassle-free returns
Books and entertainment for busy households sorted.
NZ Game Shop provides all the diversity you could ask for to keep your whole family happy and entertained, whatever their pastime preferences.
- Free delivery on orders over $60
- Hassle-free returns
- Earn Player Points when you shop
Attention Kindle readers: If you have a book in mind, it’s highly likely that Amazon has it.
Amazon’s quickly become a one-stop-shop for purchasing goods online. It has a massive selection of Kindle eBooks you can download and dive into in an instant.
- Unrivalled catalogue of titles at your fingertips
- Sign up to Kindle Unlimited for unlimited access to your favourite eBooks and Audiobooks
- Daily deals and discounts on top titles
Which retailers offer free delivery when buying books online?
- Book Depository — Free worldwide delivery
- Amazon — Quick and free downloads to your Kindle
- Better World Books — Free delivery on all orders
- Mighty Ape: Free shipping for Primate members
- TheMarket: Free shipping for TheMarket Club members
- NZ Game Shop — Free delivery on orders over $60
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