Here you will find the media releases and images that are currently available for New Zealand Festival and Writers Week 2016.
Video content can be found via this Dropbox folder.
We will be adding content as it becomes available.
For further information and interview requests, please contact the Media Communications Team.
New Zealand Festival
The ACB with Honora Lee
Both Sides Now
Complexity of Belonging
The Contact Festival Playground
Dead Dog in a Suitcase
The Devil's Half Acre
Every Brilliant Thing
Flying Nun Dunedin Double
For the Birds
The God That Comes
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Kiri Te Kanawa & Voices NZ
The Kiss Inside
Le Grand Continental
Modern Maori Quartet
No Man's Land
Not in our Neighbourhood
Performs Tom Waits
The Phoenix Foundation
Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch
Reimagining the Classics
Sila: The Breath of the World
small metal objects
Speed of Light (Royal New Zealand Ballet)
The Woman Who Forgot
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo
Scotland's famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is known as the "greatest show on earth". Set against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, the Tattoo is always a sell-out and has been watched by millions over its 65 year history. Featuring a cast of 1200 incredible performers, witness this magnificent spectacle of music, dance and precision display. The traditional Celtic Massed Pipes and Drums, Military Bands and Highland Dancers are joined by a selection of the best cultural and military performers from around the world.
Including performances from Top Secret (Switzerland), Royal Marine Band, Royal Air Force Band, Welsh Guards Army Band, The Republic of Fiji Military Forces Band, HM The King of Norway’s Guards Band and Drill Team, New Zealand Army Band, Auckland Police Pipe Band, Lochiel Marching Drill Team and more to be announced…
Writers Week (8-13 March 2016) will bring some of the smartest, most eloquent and entertaining people from home and abroad to Wellington for six days during New Zealand Festival. Join the conversation as guests talk about their work, their lives, and the world around them. Novelists of every hue, be they literary, graphic, sci-fi or fantasy; children’s writers and illustrators; poets; memoirists; historians; scientists; academics, journalists … there is someone for everyone. Pick up your copy of the Writers Week brochure from Unity Books, libraries and other bookshops and outlets nationwide, or visit festival.co.nz.