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

Theatre Scenes: The Auckland Theatre Blog

Theatre New Zealand

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.

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.

Eventfinder What's on in New Zealand

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.


Professional NZ theatre companies

Sundry NZ theatre venues

Sundry NZ amateur theatre websites

Te Puna Web Directory Information on sundry NZ theatre companies

Musical Theatre NZ Show Calendar

List of articles on New Zealand theatre

New Zealand Listener Arts, Music & Books section, which includes sundry theatre reviews and some interviews. Please note that Listener links no longer seem to be active, though you may have some luck by searching via the Wayback Machine

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, Renee, Briar Grace-Smith, Roger Hall and many others. NB: Since 2014, this has apparently only been accessible from within the Auckland University campus.

University of Otago