Auckland Writers Festival

Auckland Writers Festival

11 May - 16 May 2021

Heading to the Auckland Writers Festival on Sat 15 May? 
Queen Street is closed to traffic on 15 May between 2.30 – 3.30 pm. If you are coming into the city, please factor in extra time to ensure you find a car park, visit the bathroom, get to your seats, and relax!

Auckland Live is a proud partner of the Auckland Writers Festival, where every May it hosts thousands of lovers of books, ideas, and thinkers from all around the country in the Aotea Centre and its theatres.

The Auckland Writers Festival offers audiences the opportunity to see and hear from the very best writers of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, scientists, economists, poets, journalists, and public intellectuals. Audiences are enriched by innovative thinking, challenged by new ideas, and inspired to discover more about our world.

Visit for more information and to view the full 2021 programme.


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