A Company of Characters

Established in Invercargill in 1876, the award-winning firm of Craigs is one of the oldest print houses still operating in New Zealand today. From its humble beginnings over 130 years ago to its present position as one of the South Island’s larger printing companies, this is the story of Craigs  its highs and lows, its printing plant and office products retail division and, of course, its people.


Liberally illustrated with over 600 photographs the book contains detailed appendices including a staff list with the names of over 700 employees.

Ellie van Empel

Soft Cover 240x170mm

360 pages

ISBN 978-0-908629-69-5