Providing Teachers and Students with high quality reading resources

Clean Slate Press is a 100% New Zealand owned and operated company that publishes high-quality educational resources, both for New Zealand schools and pre-schools and the international market. At Clean Slate Press, we recognize the importance of providing teachers and students with product that is specifically designed to meet the achievement objectives of the New Zealand curriculum.

We are proud to be the exclusive educational publisher of Joy Cowley. We are also proud to be extending our list of dynamic New Zealand and Pacific-focused Literacy and Inquiry Learning titles. As the exclusive agent for Origo Education, we have an extensive range of numeracy and problem-solving resources. Our aim is to provide New Zealand schools, pre-schools, and parents with both traditional and contemporary resources of the highest standard.

Clean Slate Press has publishing and distribution partners in Australia and the Pacific, U.S.A., Canada, U.K., Hong Kong, China, Korea, Singapore, and the U.A.E. We offer publishing services including product conception and full design, writing,  and editorial services to a number of major international publishers. If you are looking to outsource some of your publishing needs, please contact us at info@cleanslatepress.com to discuss how Clean Slate Press could help you.

Think Clean Slate Press – think a new standard in publishing. 

Key Contributors

Clean Slate Press is proud to be the exclusive educational publisher of Joy Cowley. We are also proud to work with a team of talented NZ writers, including Tanya Batt, Kaitrin McMullan and Liz Weir, Frances Adlam, Justin Brown, Denis Edwards, Eleanor Hughes, Clare Scott, and many more.


Joy Cowley



Tanya Batt

Author & Storyteller


Philip Webb


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