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NZWG

Welcome to the
New Zealand Writers Guild
Puni Taatuhi o Aotearoa
guildhq@nzwg.org.nz
(09) 360 1408
 

Who We Are

The New Zealand Writers Guild - Puni Taatuhi o Aotearoa is a professional association of script writers.

 

We represent the professional interests of writers in the fields of film, television, theatre, radio, comics and new media. NZWG members include most of the professional script writers working in New Zealand.

We are committed to working in a way that adheres to the spirit and the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

NZWG Board Members

For a list of bios click HERE

What We Do

Organise writers
 

Publish and provide information and advice to writers
 

Lobby government to improve conditions for writers
 

Represent writers with funding bodies and other industry organisations
 

Comment about matters pertinent to writers
 

Provide template contracts and agreements
 

Provide opportunities for skill development
 

Register intellectual property
 

Arbitrate on script credits
 

NZWG provides a full range of membership services.

Aims & Objectives

NZWG shall exist:

To protect, represent and further the interests of New Zealand writers;

 

To be the national and international voice of New Zealand writers;

 

To establish, maintain and improve minimum conditions of work and rates of compensation for writers;

 

To provide communication, negotiation, conciliation, arbitration, information and advisory services for the benefits of members in their relationships with employers, contractees, producers, other writers or anyone else in relation to their work;

To promote policy, legislation and legal and economic rights for the benefit of writers, including but not limited to the issues of copyright, moral rights and status of the artist;

Read more in our Constitution document...

What the Board Does

Accounts to members and funding bodies for the management of funds;
 

Formulates and writes the policy of NZWG and abide by this policy;
 

Monitors and controls the quality of services provided by NZWG;
 

Acts as a fair and equitable employer of the staff employed by NZWG in accordance with any relevant statutory requirements and best practice;
 

Negotiates and supervises national agreements and disputes;
 

Appoints representatives to other organisations.

About Us

 
Contact NZWG
Email: guildhq@nzwg.org.nz
Ph: (09) 360 1408
Postal: PO Box 47886, Ponsonby, Auckland 1144
Physical: 400C Great North Rd, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1021