Most sessions are $25 for Standard tickets.
Earlybird Tickets are $20* available until 9.00am Wednesday 15 May 2013, after which Standard Prices apply (Door Sales $25) and are available for purchase at THE EDGE Box Office on level 3 of the Aotea Centre. All door sales are subject to availability.
All events are General Admission.
Concession passes available for a 36% to 40% discount.
For information about concession passes click here
Patrons receive discounts and further benefits.
For information about membership click here
How to Book
Annual Patrons and Friends please use the dedicated booking line 09 357 3354 (open 9-5 Monday to Friday) and quote your Patron Name or Friend membership number when booking.
Book over the Internet
Tickets can be purchased over the Internet at buytickets.co.nz
Please note that you can book tickets to as many individual Festival events as you like within one transaction (maximum of 10 per performance). A service fee of $5 per transaction applies. Concession passes can be purchased and redeemed online.
Book by Phone
Please call THE EDGE Box Office on 09 357 3355. A service fee of $11 applies.
In Person at THE EDGE Box Office
Aotea Centre, Level 3. There is a service fee of $1.50 per ticket for tickets priced under $30, or $3.00 per ticket for tickets priced $30 and over.
By Mail or Fax
Simply select your events and fill out the Booking Form, Pages 69-70.
Fax to 09 357 3359
Post to: Auckland Writers & Readers Festival Bookings
THE EDGE Ticketing Service
PO Box 5143, Wellesley Street
Cheques: Please make cheques payable to ‘THE EDGE Ticketing Service’ (service fee of $11 must be included).
Credit Card: Visa, Mastercard, and AMEX are accepted.
Courier: Add a $5.50 courier fee ($6 rural) if you would like your tickets couriered with a signature required.
Please note that THE EDGE will post tickets to you unless you specifically ask for tickets to be couriered, and posted tickets are not replaceable if lost.
Tickets cannot be posted less than 7 days, or couriered less than 3 days, prior to the start of the Festival. Tickets should be collected from THE EDGE Box Office at the Aotea Centre if purchased after Wednesday 8 May 2013.
We recommend you book tickets in advance via THE EDGE Ticketing Service to avoid disappointment as we cannot guarantee door sales will be available for all events. We also strongly recommend you arrive well in advance of event start times if purchasing door sale tickets.
Service fees apply to all ticket purchases
Buyticket.co.nz Internet Bookings: $5 per transaction
Phone, Mail and Fax Bookings: $11 per transaion
THE EDGE Box Office Bookings: $1.50 per ticket for tickets priced under $30; $3 per ticket for tickets priced $30 and over.
This applies to all ticket sales at the Aotea Box Office.
Courier Fee (recommended): For phone, internet and mail/bookings, you may request your tickets be couriered to street addresses only for an additional $5.50 (rural courier $6).
The Auckland Writers & Readers Festival reserves the right to alter without notice any advertised schedule of artists or events. No refunds. No exchanges. Tickets subject to availability.
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