The Auckland Writers & Readers Festival Charitable Trust is grateful for the generosity of individuals who support our vision of bringing the best international and New Zealand writers and thinkers together with audiences for challenging and inspiring events. Joining as a Friend or Patron gives you a special Festival experience whilst also providing on-going support for the future of the event.
Friend of the Festival membership
$70 puts you in the front row for the Festival with:
• Priority booking
• Dedicated booking line
• Best seats in the house at all ticketed Aotea Centre events
Annual Friends are also kept connected with the Festival year round with news of visiting authors, events and offers.
To download a Festival Friend membership pack, click here
(PDF). Prices include GST.
Annual Patron membership
The generosity of our annual patrons makes a significant contribution to our ability to produce a truly world-class event with the best local and international writers every year.
Our Patrons have unrivalled access to the Festival, including use of the Patrons’ Club Lounge at the Aotea Centre with complimentary wines, Allpress coffee, light refreshments, magazines and newspapers throughout the Festival. They also enjoy discounted tickets and at the higher levels, invitations to the New Zealand Listener Gala Night and Party and concession passes.
To become an Annual Patron or for more information, please contact Scott Ashton, Marketing & Development Manager:
Phone: 09 3768074
Mobile: 021 122 5465
To download an Annual Patron membership pack, click here (PDF)
. Prices include GST.