About Us

About Us


Caxton is an award-winning design and print company with a proud history of printing in Christchurch.


Renowned literary figure, Denis Glover formed The Caxton Press in 1935. Over the years, the business has flourished under the direction of Leo Bensemann, Dennis Donovan and Bruce Bascand, respectively. The company continues its growth and commitment to innovation under current Managing Director, Bridget Batchelor.
Caxton boasts an experienced, professional and creative team, cutting-edge technology, sustainable printing practices and aims to uphold and advance the print solutions and quality services our clients are accustomed to.

Over the years Caxton have won the Supreme Award, Runner-up to the Supreme Award, Category and Gold Medals at Pride in Print Awards.

In line with our vision of providing unrivalled services to our clients, Caxton is proud
and excited that our Print hub includes the following notable brands:

Microfilm is a leader in high quality digital printing.  www.digitalprint.co.nz

Printabook produces short-run, on-demand books using state-of-the-art digital systems and offers design, project management, printing and binding services.  www.printabook.co.nz

JamJar makes creating a photobook easy, producing high-quality, great value photo books.  www.thejamjar.co.nz