Other Writing Groups

SpecFic NZ is the association for creators, writers and editors of fantasy, science fiction and horror in or from New Zealand. The organisation was founded in March 2009 to build a community focused on the promotion and proliferation of all aspects of the speculative fiction genre in this country.

South Island Writers’ Association are a friendly group of writers based in Christchurch, New Zealand. To become a member must be a published writer or provide sample manuscripts for evaluation.

New Zealand Society of Authors (PEN NZ Inc.) is a membership based arts organisation, representing 1,400 writers nationally. Membership fee, open to unpublished authors.

The Film Cooperative  is a Christchurch based filmmaking organization. We support filmmaking in the Canterbury region or films made by Cantabrians – we look to develop talent, projects, and assist with promoting films that are made locally or made by locals.