Thursday, November 29, 2012


All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will be doing a number of book signing sessions in Wellington and Christchurch in December to help promote his bestselling biography The Open Side ($49.99 RRP, Hodder Moa).

Since going on sale in October the book has become New Zealand’s biggest-selling sports biography, surpassing the previous record for Colin Meads’ 1974 title, Colin Meads All Black.

Publishers Hachette NZ sold out of their first print run in less than 36 hours and sales have continued to soar with the book tipped to be New Zealand’s number one bestseller for Christmas.

Those wanting an extra special copy to go under the Christmas tree shouldn’t miss the chance to get it signed by the man himself. Richie will be appearing at stores in Wellington on Saturday 8 December and Christchurch on Sunday 9 December.

Details of Richie’s signing sessions are below and a full list can also be found at 

Saturday 8 December – WELLINGTON
10.30am – 11.10am, The Warehouse Petone signing session
11.30am – 12.10pm, Whitcoulls Queensgate signing session
12.40pm – 1.10pm, Paper Plus Upper Hutt signing session
1.50pm – 2.30pm, Whitcoulls Lambton Quay signing session
3pm – 3.40pm, The Warehouse Porirua signing session
4.15pm – 4.45pm, Paper Plus Coastlands signing session

Sunday 9 December – CHRISTCHURCH
10am – 10.30am, Piccadilly Bookshop
10.50am – 11.20am, Whitcoulls Hornby signing session
12pm – 12.30pm, The Warehouse Northlands signing session
1pm – 1.30pm, Whitcoulls Shirley signing session

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