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Photobook NZ is New Zealand’s national photobook festival, celebrating
small press photobooks and connecting photographers, publishers and their
book-loving audiences.

A biennial Wellington event, Photobook NZ Festival is a partnership with Massey University, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, PhotoForum Inc and NZ Festival Writers & Readers.

Photobook NZ aims to:

  • build a national and international audience for New Zealand photobooks

  • strengthen connections and the exchange of information within New Zealand’s photographic community nationally and internationally

  • help New Zealand photographers produce innovative and excellent books that will attract international attention

  • help New Zealand photographers make national and international connections.


Our wonderful sponsors are: MomentoPro, Creative New Zealand, the Embassy of the United States of America, the Wellington City Council, the New Zealand-France Friendship Fund, the Goethe-Institut and Epson.

Strategy Committee: Distinguished Professor Anne Noble, Mary Macpherson, David Cook, Gabrielle McKone,
John Pennington.

Event Co-ordinator: Catherine Foley: c.foley1@massey.ac.nz 

Masterclass Facilitator: Jonathan Kay

Designers: Georgie Andrews and Grace Potter

Financial administration: Jan Young