Hedley’s Books is NZ’s oldest family-owned bookstore. Based in Masterton, the heart of the Wairarapa.

Hedley's Books 1907 Brand Mark in Aubergine

Hedley’s Books is owned by third-generation booksellers, David and Jenny Hedley. Stocking the region’s widest range of fiction, non-fiction and children’s books with a particular focus on New Zealand stories. In-store, you’ll also find magazines, music on vinyl, stationery, flowers and gifts.

Our collection of rare and collectable books and photographic prints are coveted around the world and we’re the exclusive distributors of Genesis Publications fine limited editions in Australasia.

Of course, we are passionate about inspiring our community’s love of reading too. We enjoy supporting Wairarapa’s schools and libraries with their book choices. We also host author events, which are regularly free to attend, including working with our book community to run the hugely popular Yarns in Barns: Wairarapa Festival of Reading.

Visit Hedley’s Books in-store, shop our general range online or peruse our rare and collectable editions.