Theatreview The New Zealand Performing Arts Review & Directory

Playmarket New Zealand's Playwrights' Agency & Script Advisory Service. Provides a wealth of information on New Zealand playwrights. Also sells NZ plays online.

AusStage Gateway to the Australian Performing Arts

New Zealand Literature File Provides lists (some fuller than others) of "Works by" and "works about" for sundry playwrights including Bruce Mason, James K. Baxter, Hilary Beaton, Alan Brunton, Ngaio Marsh, Robert Lord, Renée, Briar Grace-Smith, Roger Hall and many others

Alexander Turnbull Library Access Timeframes from their home page - it includes selected New Zealand and Pacific images from the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library, the research library within the National Library of New Zealand. A search will yield many images related to NZ theatre.

New Zealand Theatre Archive (NZTA) The NZ Theatre Archive is a charitable trust promoting the preservation of theatre archives. It was established in 1997 by a group of theatre people concerned for the survival of theatre records and archives.

Hocken Library at Otago University . The specialist collections at the Hocken include papers, programmes, etc relating to theatre.

New Zealand Listener Arts, Music & Books section, which includes sundry theatre reviews and some interviews.

Papers Past Contains more than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection currently covers the years 1839 to 1945 and includes 61 publications from all regions of New Zealand. More will be added.

NZ plays Play Bureau list of New Zealand plays and musicals they have available for hire. Includes synopses, etc. New Zealand events guide - cultural events, organisations and funding online.

Eventfinder What's on in New Zealand

The Hive New Zealand Events and Entertainment Guide

DANZ Dance Aotearoa New Zealand

Play Bureau NZ agents for many NZ and overseas scripts. Check their holdings, and apply here for license to perform.

PANZ Playwrights Association of New Zealand (Inc) - founded in 1958

Venue & theatre company information:

Venueweb CAD files of Theatrical & Performance Venues

Zeroland A Database of New Zealand theatre and performance venues, spaces, with architectural drawings in CAD / dxf form and links to company websites, etc.

Te Puna Web Directory Information on sundry NZ theatre companies

VicDir Links to information (maps, etc) about sundry NZ theatres.

Musical Theatre NZ Show Calendar

Register Links to sundry theatre-related archives and manuscripts (see pages 67 and 68).

List of articles on New Zealand theatre

Owens Web Site (Theatre Aotearoa website design)

Version: 1.1, Created by: Owen Baxter, Email:, Modified: 2005-10-20