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10 January 2017
NZWG OFFICE HOURS 10am 3pm Monday – Friday Happy New Year – hope you’re having a great summer. Contracting? Yes we can help! This service is proving more and more popular so, please allow as much lead-time as possible for resolution of all contracting / chain of title issues. Ten working days... [Read more]
23 September 2016
Congratulations to our winners in nine categories at last night’s 2016 SWANZ Awards ceremony. The New Zealand Writers Guild is honoured to announce the Winners of the seventh annual SWANZ & USC (Script Writer Awards NZ & Unproduced Script Competition) Hosts Jackie van Beek and Jesse Griffin set a fun and furious pace entertaining our lively... [Read more]
23 December 2016
RIALTO CHANNEL NZ FILM AWARDS Announces Nominees Awards Ceremony: Saturday February 18 at ASB Showgrounds, Auckland. After a hiatus last year, the nicknamed Moas are back in 2017 once again as the Rialto Channel NZ Film Awards. In a formal-yet-informal ceremony with an irreverent edge disguising a serious purpose, the... [Read more]
23 December 2016
NZWG SUMMER HOURS Closing – 3pm Friday 23 Dec 2016 Reopening – 10am Monday 09 Jan 2017 Have a great summer, from everyone at the NZWG
2 December 2016
NZWG invites you to celebrate and catch up for Christmas Get along to the NZWG Christchurch Christmas Do… Drinks at Dux Central. RSVP for numbers to Andrew Gunn when: Monday 12th December 6.00pm where: Dux Central Poplar Lane, Christchurch, New Zealand 8011
1 December 2016
CHRISTCHURCH Film Canterbury Christmas! Tuesday 13 December @ Speights Ale House Tower Junction, Addington, Christchurch 4.30-8.30pm **RSVP Essential** Nibbles Provided / Cash Bar
28 October 2016
NZWG meet ups for December take the form of the Combined Guilds’ Christmas parties in Auckland and Wellington, as well as a special or two in the deep south… Read on for details and don’t forget your NZWG Card for entry! Wellington Details ***venue change confirmed*** South Details – ***Christchurch... [Read more]
21 October 2016
Round Two NZWG Seed Grants 2016 closes Friday 28 October @ 12pm! Don’t forget our new location for courier post: 400C Great North Rd Grey Lynn / Arch Hill Auckland For standard mail (*postmarked at or before due date & time): PO Box 47886 Ponsonby Auckland 1144 For all queries please contact the... [Read more]
21 October 2016
Playmarket and the New Zealand Writers guild are thrilled to announce the plays and screenplays which have been selected for development as part of the Brown Ink and Asian Ink development programmes. The programmes exist to encourage Maori, Pasifika and Asian... [Read more]
18 October 2016
AUCKLAND CHRISTMAS PARTY Tue 29 Nov 6pm @ Longroom RSVP Don’t forget your NZWG Card! WELLINGTON CHRISTMAS PARTY Wed 07 December 6pm @ Caroline, Manners St RSVP Don’t forget your NZWG Card!
13 October 2016
The New Zealand Writers Guild is pleased to announce the recipients of the Second Round NZWG Seed Grants 2016 Participation in this round was great, with 39 applications in total received. The standard of craft and original story ideas presented in the applications is proving Seed applicants are increasingly raising their own... [Read more]