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New Zealand’s leading authors, poets, playwrights and musicians offer audiences ten days of fresh ideas, future-thinking, language and laughter at the 24th Going West Writers Festival 6-15 September.

Our full programme launches August 7. In the meantime get a taste of the upcoming festival with these three early bird announcements.



Leading up to September Going West is proud to present curated recordings from the 2018 & 2017 Books and Writers weekends.



Going West brings you the best NZ writers through the generosity of:

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Going West Festival proudly partners with:

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