Technology & history

NZTV focusses on print museum’s plight

May 10, 2021 at 12:59 pm by admin

A report on New Zealand’s TV1 focusses the plight of the country’s largest printing museum. Check the link for the coverage of a range of equipment – includ.... Read More

Australia’s ‘grandmother’ of newsmedia has quite something to celebrate

Apr 20, 2021 at 12:17 pm by admin

Not Sydney’s first newspaper but now its – and Australia’s – oldest, the Sydney Morning Herald turned 190 this week. Particularly, the paper celebrate.... Read More

Print trivia: First it was Wilbur and Orville, printers and publishers

Nov 24, 2020 at 09:23 pm by Staff

Pioneering flight wasn't the first formal collaboration for brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright, who had a business as printers and wannabe publishers. The Smithsonian National.... Read More

Birthday girl: Celebrating the entrepreneurial life of first lino operator

Oct 11, 2020 at 06:47 pm by Staff

With Australia's 'women in print' leaders in mind, a nod to Olive Ketels, whose 95th birthday it would have been today, October 11. Those inclined to question 'Olive who?' mi.... Read More

NZ 'letterpress in the city' hopes at risk as COVID-19 strikes

Apr 18, 2020 at 03:06 am by Staff

Drawing on inspiration from Minnesota, London and San Francisco, the Wellington Centre for Book Arts brings letterpress history to the city in the first centre of its kind in.... Read More