BB&F PapersB and F Papers Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Palmerston North and Christchurch, www.bfpapers.co.nzSupply: a wide range of papers including grey board, in various weights.
BJ BallB and F Papers Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, https://www.bjball.co.nz Supply: a wide range of papers including GB Box board, aka grey board, in 7 weights. You can order samples of the paper before buying and they arrive very quickly.
BoektotaalWoldpromenade 32, 8331 JH Steenwijk, The Netherlandshttps://www.boektotaal.nl/en/ Supply: a wide range of bookbinding tools and equipment. They are the only supplier selling stainless steel triangles (as recommended by Tine Noreille).
Bookbinding out of the BoxHaarlem, Netherlands https://bookbindingoutofthebox.com/pages/about-us Supply: printed tutorials, materials packs and favourite hard to find tools and materials.
Birdsall Leathercraft6 Bay Rd, Taren Point NSW 2229, Australia, https://www.birdsall-leather.com.auSupply: chrome and vegetable tanned leathers including kangaroo and exotics (deer, cane toad, eel, ostrich leg, snake, stingray and fish skins), plus all types of tools, dyes and finishes.
CConservation Supplies12 Donnelly Street, Havelock North 4130, ph 06 211 3991, https://www.conservationsupplies.co.nz Supply: protective enclosures, conservation products, archival boxes, film, tape, adhesives, bone and Teflon paper folders, bookbinding/ conversation tools along with paper (including kozo), card and board.
DDAS BookbindingAustralian bookbinder Darryn Schneider has excellent YouTube channel tutorials, for a list see:https://dasbookbinding.com/2019/12/14/youtube-channel/
EEnviromental Products NZ LtdPennie and Laurie Sands, 1103 Opunake Road, Mahoe, Stratford, Taranaki 4391, ph 06 764 6133, https://envirofur.co.nz Supply: vegetable tanned possum leather which can be embossed and gold tooled. (note: each skin varies). Leather can be dyed to a range of set colours upon request, but supplies can be limited at times. Leather is purchased by the skin and size – average prices are approximately $10 – $12 each. The leather is very stock and the average thickness is 0.5 to 0.7mm which requires little or no paring.
FFrench Art Shop16 Taylors Road, Sandringham, Auckland, ph 09 376 0610, https://thefrenchartshop.co.nz Supply: papers along with some crafting equipment and tools. Note: the Wellington store is now closed.
Felted and StitchedBased in Wellington online onlyhttp://www.feltedandstitched.co.nz/Cords-and-Threads/ Supply: hand dyed cords and threads (Muslin, Stranded Bamboo, Mercerised Cotton, Cotton Silk, Linen and Rayon)
GG & A Adhesives24/28 Lady Ruby Drive, East Tāmaki, Auckland 2013, ph 09 274 8440, https://www.adhesivesnz.com Supply: bulk PVA and EVA in large containers only.
Glue Guru18 Kaimahi Road, Wairau Valley, Auckland 0627, ph 09 444 4878, https://www.glueguru.co.nz Supply: bulk bookbinding adhesives including EVA, PVA and 3M Super 77 Adhesive Aerosol.
HJ Hewit & Sons LtdHewit and Sons, UK www.hewit.comSupply: fine bookbinding leather plus a wide selection of equipment, tools, materials and sundries, catering to the requirements of both craft and commercial bookbinders around the World. Sign up for their excellent newsletter Skin Deep.
Home PrintJohn and Allison Brebner, Homeprint, 11 Sandilands Street, Feilding, ph. studio + 06 323 8046 , cottage 06 323 8120 , fax 06 323 8062 or 0274 506 826, http://www.homeprint.co.nz Supply: bookbinding workshops. Make a booking and stay in Feilding for a few days to complete a major art work or publishing project. Food and accommodation can be arranged.
Humanity Books & Fine Art Supplies107 Karamu Road South, Hastings 4122, ph 06 870 7069 https://www.facebook.com/humanitybooksandfineartsupplies/ Supply: books, fine art supplies, paper, card etc.
JJohn Purcell Paper15 Rumsey Rd, London SW9 0TR, UK https://www.johnpurcell.netSupply: a range of mill branded papers and boards from the paper mills at Arches, Canson, Fabriano, Hahnemuhle, Magnani, St. Cuthbert's (Somerset), Zerkall and others. Plus archival papers, book papers, museum and conservation boards and Gemini Olympic Mill Board. Imported decorative and conservation papers from Japan, Korea, Nepal, China and Mexico.
KKami Paper217 Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC 3065, Australia, https://www.kamipaper.com.auSupply: a wide variety of papers in different colours and weights, including marbled papers. They also offer online and recorded workshops.
Krafters CartOnline presence only https://krafterscart.co.nz Supply: while primarily an online store for card-making and scrap-booking supplies, they do stock a wide range of bookbinding materials and tools including hot stamping foils.LLapco25 Virginia Ave East, Eden Terrace, 1021, Auckland, ph 09 302 1350, https://lapco.co.nzSupply: leather working tools, awls, beeswax.
LisaSam Leather & AccessoriesUnit 316, 138 Camerwell Road, Hawthorn East, VIC 3123, Australia, lisasam-leather-accessories, email firstname.lastname@example.orgSupply: vegetable tanned leathers plus exotics, along with bookbinding supplies and tools including paring knives.
MMagnetic MagnetsOnline sales www.magnetic-magnets.co.nzSupply: a range of rare earth, or neo magnets in various sizes suitable for book and box closures.
NNZ Art Supplies51a Fergusson Street, Feilding, ph 0273036974, https://nzartsupplies.co.nz Supply: art and printmaking supplies
NZ Leather Suppliers3/63 Lansford Crescent, Avondale, Auckland 0600, ph 09 828 6040, https://nzleathersuppliers.co.nz Their website is being revised.Supply: chrome and vegetable tanned leather including kangaroo, exotics, suedes and splits.
OOak KnollDelaware, USA, https://www.oakknoll.com Supply: publish and supply a comprehensive range of books on bookbinding and a range of other related subjects.
OfficeMaxNZ wide www.officemax.co.nzSupply: paper, card, board, cutting tools, along with a wide variety of art and craft supplies.
PPakohe Papers Ltd67 Liverpool Street, Whanganui 4500ph 06 344 6873, https://www.pakohewhanganui.co.nz Supply: handmade harakeke (flax) paper, design laser cutting along with bookbinding and paper making workshops
Passion for Paper217 Parnell Road, Auckland 1052, 09 379 7579, http://www.passionforpaper.co.nz Supply: quality stationery.
Port Nicolson Packaging33 Fitzherbert Street, Petone, Wellington, 04 568 5018, https://www.pnp.co.nz Supply: archival and storage products along with a few tools and accessories
Preservation Equipment LtdNorfolk, UK, https://www.preservationequipment.comSupply: materials and equipment for conservation and preservation.
RRoyalwood LtdOhio, USA, https://www.royalwoodltd.com Supply: a good range of waxed linen threads in a variety of colours and plys along with some bookbinding tools.
SSewing TimePh 0800 446 953, stores at Penrose, Auckland and Christchurch, https://www.sewingtime.co.nz Supply: along with a large range of industrial and home sewing machines and cutting equipment, they also sell scissors, awls, marking pencils, pattern weights, waxed polyester threads and linen threads suitable for bookbinding.
Shepherds London30 Gillingham St, Pimlico, London SW1V 1HU, United Kingdom, www.store.falkiners.comSupply: fine papers, bookbinding materials and stationery.
Spotlight19 stores throughout NZ also online sales https://www.spotlightstores.com/nz Supply: a wide variety of crafting supplies including Gütermann linen thread. Sign up for a free VIP card and get discounts.
TTakapuna Art Supplies498 Peak Road, Kaukapakapa, New Zealand 0875 ph 09 489 7213 http://www.tasart.co.nz Supply: a wide variety of bookbinding supplies; board, paper, tools, adhesives & rollers, dyes, paints, inks, calligraphy supplies, beeswax. Owner Sandy can supply green mill board upon request and will help source products from the USA. Sandy also offers the occasional bookbinding workshop at her gallery shop.
Tenax PapersBulls – Andrew Reilly ph 022 680 9768 or email email@example.com https://www.facebook.com/Tenax-Papers-Papers-handmade-from-Phormium-Tenax-NZ-Flax-or-Harakeke-135594689647/about/?ref=page_internal Supply: handmade papers including harakeke (flax) and recycled fibres.
The Drawing Room500 Colombo Street, Sydenham, Christchurch ph 03 366 0033 https://www.thedrawingroom.co.nzSupply: a comprehensive range of products (papers, crepe erasers, cutting mats etc) and bookbinding workshops.
Trade Tools23 Olive Road, Penrose, PO Box 112114, Auckland 1642, free phone 0800 4 TOOLS, https://tradetools.co.nzSupply: range of tools suitable for bookbinding.
Triptych Conservation Services57 Waipipi Road, Lansdowne, Masterton 5871, ph 06 3786616 https://www.triptych.co.nz Supply: protective enclosures, care and handling products, conservation products, disaster salvage, paper and board, along with non-archival products.
WWinterbottom ProductsUNIT 5/16-18 Powers Rd, Seven Hills NSW 2147, Australia, http://winterbottom.com.auSupply: wide range of fine leather, bonded leather, vinyl, woven book cloths and embossed papers predominantly book binding materials sourced from manufacturers of coated textiles and papers including Arbelave Library Buckram, Mondial, Chromo, Duo, Rainbow, Acrolin, Baladek, Savanna and Iris. They also offer a full range of bindery supplies - calico - crepe paper - head and tail bands - braid - muslin - hollows - glue brushes - bone folders - machine needles - sewing thread - millboard and foamboard. Winterbottom will send swatches of most of their products.
ZZetta Florence197B Brunswick St, Fitzroy VIC, Australia 3065www.zettaflorence.com.auSupply: decorative and handmade papers along with a few archival products.