Please read through the items in this section.
It details the things that we think you will probably want to know.
If there is something else that you need to know and it is not here please contact us.

Customer Service

BookendS™ is happy to do the leg work in locating any book in NZ or from offshore.
We will also guarantee without obligation our price and the books availability when we quote you.
The good thing about books is that there are plenty, the bad thing is no one has the capacity to have them all. We usually only have on our site books that have sold before or are currently in print.                         

Please note that prices and availability of titles may change at any time without notice. If a book is ordered that is out of print we will inform you by email and refund the value of the order or part thereof.

However we can usually find the title you are after just let us know by emailing us here.

Albeit that we are an educational specialist we are a bookseller and we are clued-up as to the goings on in the entire book industry. Given this we are able to supply any title from any source, just ask and we will seek it out for you. We carry little or no stock as we have found that by doing so we are able to reduce our costs and therefore save our clients money. With that said we are confident that we are able to supply titles as quickly as most other web-based suppliers.

BookendS™ is a gateway to all the publishers both in New Zealand and overseas.
Because we have access to such a large number of products it would be unproductive to produce a printed catalogue as this is both bad for the environment and adds cost for you. We consider the range we offer on our site and the way it is categorized should be very helpful. If you want to get a catalogue that is publisher specific let us know and we will endeavour to get one for you without obligation.

The people who operate a BookendS™ understand the large range available and as such are very adept at pin-pointing what is suitable for the needs of our clients. Due to the fact we are independent we are impartial and your choice is important to us. We also understand that sometimes the information on our website is not enough for our school customers. BookendS™ is able in most cases to provide inspection copies to our school customers. Sadly we cannot extend this service to anyone who is not a school customer.

At BookendS™ we are focused on our clients needs. Because of this we find it imperative to discuss your requirements so that we can best meet your needs in a timely and cost effective manner.
All customers who buy online will be required to create a login.
This is an easy process just by clicking Sign up. Under the Registration section fill in all the relevant boxes with your name and password etc. BookendS™ recommends that you keep your password as your email address as this is the easiest way to recall it. If you need to change your details please login and change the details under the 'My Account' tab. Otherwise if you have forgotten your password please contact us directly here.

It goes without saying that efficiencies in your schools book buying is our aim, both from a time and savings basis. We are more than happy to better our relationships with our clients. We are able to quote for the requirements of all departmental orders within your school. With a strong working relationship we are confident of offering excellent efficiencies in time and savings in your purchases.
Speaking of efficiencies most publishers in New Zealand now print their titles overseas. Delays in reprints occur often. As such we recommend that our Secondary customers order titles they require for Term One in Term Four to ensure delivery. We will happily place the order deliver the books and invoice you for them when Term One arrives.


Because our website is interactive the easiest option is to order online. All online orders are processed later off-line for increased security and because we like the personal touch. All our credit card orders are done by using Paypal which gives you the security you desire and you do not even need to have a Paypal account.

Order online:
Browse the categories for the titles you want. Put in your order quantity and add them to your cart.
Once finished browsing go to your cart and follow the checkout instructions its that easy.
We accept credit card payments via Paypal only. However if you wish to pay direct then we are happy to phone you, just click the Phone Me button when ordering.

If you are buying on Account please provide an order number so that we can both track and monitor your order.

Order by Phone:
Ring us on 0800 11 33 22 between 8 and 5 Monday to Friday or leave a message and we will reply.

Order by Fax:
Our fax number is 03 377 4141

Order by email:
Our email address is


Because we love hunting for books to keep our customers happy we usually turn up some interesting titles. However to make our job that much easier if your could provide us with as much information as possible we will be able to track your title down faster. The things we like are the books title, ISBN and Publisher.
Please click on the following links for other requests :

Request a Catalogue from a Publisher
Check My Order Status
Request Inspection Copies
Request a Price and Availability

Your request will be emailed to us and we will respond within 24 hours.