Our mission is to help make the Bible accessible to everyone and encourage interaction with it


We believe the Bible is for everyone. That’s why we’re working tirelessly to make the Bible available and understood here in New Zealand and around the world. We partner with New Zealand churches, organisations and over 150 Bible Societies throughout the world to bring the Bible to those that don’t have one.


What our supporters make possible


Our latest Bible Mission projects


Bring Bibles to South East Asia

Bible a Month Regular Giving



Bible inspiration


The story of the Bible in New Zealand

A short movie of an epic story


Free resources


Kiwi audio Gospel of Mark

Māori Bible app


Bible 2020 app

Small group resources


Discover the Bible


The Bible is the world’s best-selling book of all time

It has shaped the laws and politics of many western countries and influenced language, music and art. Today it continues to inspire many millions of Christians around the world. But what exactly is it?

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Is it still important to New Zealanders?

Bible Society is committed to delivering quality research into New Zealand’s relationship with the Bible. Since 2008, we have been engaging research companies such as Nielsen to help us paint a picture of how many New Zealanders read the Bible and the influence it has in their lives.

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Te Paipera Tapu – The Bible in Māori

The story of Te Paipera Tapu (The Holy Bible in Māori) began with the Rev. Samuel Marsden in Sydney. Learn the story of how the Bible was translated and printed in Māori and why it was so popular.

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