At Gordon Harris we're passionate about art and design education. That's why we created GORDON HARRIS SCHOOLS DIRECT to deliver the best range of art and design materials at LOW prices direct to schools nationwide.


Order online 24/7 on our easy to use webstore and charge to your school's credit account. (All Registered New Zealand Secondary, Intermediate and Primary Schools are automatically eligible for a credit account.)


Email, phone or fax your School Account Manager:

Please contact:
Upper North Island - Paul Sinnett - 0275 367 484 -
Lower North Island - Andrew Glennie - 0274 316 092 -
South Island - Glenn Toms - 0274 316 093 -


School Prices are heavily discounted from retail prices. If you require a quote please contact your School Account Manager.

Online: Prices displayed on the Gordon Harris Webstore are retail including GST but your school will be invoiced your discounted school prices. (In the near future we will be able to display your discounted school prices on the webstore when you log-in.)

Free Freight on orders over $75.00!


We supply the best products at the best prices for your students' Packs.

Technology & Visual Art Packs can be supplied to your school in bulk customised to your individual specifications and budget, or made available on the Gordon Harris Webstore for your students’ parents to purchase individually. Please contact your School Account Manager to discuss your requirements and for a quote. Your Packs will be available from early January and are charged on your specified deliv­ery date. Orders are required by mid December to guarantee price and availability.


Schools can now shop online for their art & design supplies. Here's a guide
To set up your own online log-in account, click on create new log in at the top of this page and follow the steps. Once completed you are ready to place your order ... happy shopping!
• Prices displayed on the webstore are retail including GST but you will be invoiced your special discounted school prices.
• Use the Shopping List feature for faster re-ordering of the same products.
• Charge payment to your school's credit account.


Gordon Harris is New Zealand's leading retailer of art and design books since 1975. We offer an unparalleled selection of Art, Architecture, Fashion, Graphic Design, Illustration and Product Design books. Titles are selected and promoted to Secondary Schools that have a particular relevance to specific course requirements.

We are in constant contact with local and overseas publishers to ensure we stock the most up to date titles. New titles arrive in store on a daily basis and we feature many of our bestsellers on our website. 

How To Order Books

To place an order, enquire about pricing and availability or to join our mailing list (please specify subjects you teach), please email

All school orders for BOOKS receive a 10% discount off the normal retail price and free delivery.
Stock and prices subject to availability.

View our book catalogues:
May 2018 (Art)
March 2018 (Design)

October 2017 (Art)

May 2017 (Fashion)

April 2017 (Art)
March 2017 (Design)
Professional, friendly, knowledgeable service
Talented and dedicated staff play an enormous part in the Gordon Harris Schools Direct experience. We are fortunate to
have retained many staff members for between five and twenty-five years. With many of our people being artists and designers themselves we have a deep pool of knowledge and expertise to call upon.

40 Years - Proudly New Zealand Owned
Gordon Harris - The Art & Graphic Store is proudly New Zealand owned and operated by the Harris family. Graeme, Caren and Bruce Harris are committed to Gordon’s original vision for the business: To deliver quality products, value for money and professional, knowledgeable, friendly service.