The Lost Men of Devonport

The Lost Men of Devonport

The Lost Men of Devonport commemorates those men who left their homes in Devonport to fight during WW1 and who were among the 18,500 New Zealanders lost. The illustrations by Penny Clark featured throughout this publication correlate to the Devonport…

THE VERNACULARIST: WHENUA ME TE IWI – The Land and the People of Devonport Before 1840

A social history of Devonport is generally ring-fenced by its colonial past, with scant reference made to the years preceding this. Devonport is described as one of the oldest settled areas in Auckland, but this relates to its colonial settlement…

Barry Brickell publication press pass

Barry Brickell publication press pass

It was great to have the new publication ‘A Collective Memory of Barry Brickell’s Devonport Days’ go through the press pass this morning at Soar Print, under the eye of Julia West the editor and designer and Soar’s Lloyd Rutherford….

The Roaring Silence arrives!

The Roaring Silence arrives!

The Roaring Silence has arrived onsite, all 500 copies! It’s looking really beautiful and we’ll be releasing the details of the launch soon. In the meantime, get ready to take a look at this compendium of interviews, poetry, art and…

'The Roaring Silence' - final proof time

‘The Roaring Silence’ – final proof time

We are in the ‘final proof’ stages of ‘The Roaring Silence’. It has been a huge project and we’re looking forward to launching this book and celebrating with you all! ‘The Roaring Silence’ is a compendium of essays, interviews, poetry, cartoons,…

Jermaine Reihana: Te Matahi 2.0

Jermaine Reihana: Te Matahi 2.0

Depot Press is pleased to make the catalogue available for Jermaine Reihana’s Te Matahi 2.0 exhibition at Depot Artspace, which ran from 2 to 20 July 2016. In Te Matahi 2.0 Jermaine Reihana further explicates the significance of his preoccupation…

'The Roaring Silence' - Suicide Prevention publication coming soon!

‘The Roaring Silence’ – Suicide Prevention publication coming soon!

In Aotearoa New Zealand, this country, our home, suicide takes many more lives than the road toll. Yet for many years suicide has been shrouded in secrecy, both in our daily lives and in the media. Suicide has been positioned…

Launch date for Urban-Rural:The Great Divide?

Launch date for Urban-Rural:The Great Divide?

Depot Press is thrilled to be launching the latest issue of The Vernacularist on Wednesday 16 December.  This is the fifth issue of The Vernacularist, an independent journal in book form celebrating/exploring the vernacular identity of Aotearoa New Zealand, and…