The New Zealand Young Writers Festival offers young writers a variety of events to stimulate and strengthen their writing skills. Over the course of four days in the heart of New Zealand's UNESCO City of Literature Ōtepoti Dunedin, this year's festival features poetry and cabaret style performances, writing workshops, panel discussions, and a rehearsed play reading. For the full programme visit the website. Attendance is free but places are limited and registration is highly recommended.
Dates: Sept 29 - Oct 2
Venue: Te Whare o Rukutia, 20 Princes St, Ōtepoti Dunedin
Cost: FREE (register through the website)
Ages: Best suited to senior students. Check programme details for age restrictions or recommendations on some events.