The 2018 DNZ National Conference has been held. Watch this space for 2019 information coming soon.

2018 DNZ National Conference


139 Carrington Road
Mount Albert
Auckland, 1025
New Zealand

Kia toitoi manawa te ngākau ngahau ki te mahi whakaako whakaari

To encourage a joyful heart in drama teaching


He ngākau ngahau : a joyful heart - our 2018 conference focuses on the joy of teaching drama, with the theme of having fun in the classroom, playing, play, creativity, engaging with joy in our hearts – all those things that make our job the best in the world!


Conference begins: 5pm Friday 13th April

Conference Finish: 1.30pm Monday 16th April

We have an exciting and full programme - have a look at the Conference Schedule here

Workshop Abstracts and Bio's

Check out our fantastic workshop programme including workshop abstracts and presenter bio's here



Members: early bird (until 7 March) $360; $380 after 7 March

Non-members: early bird (until 7 March) $420 (includes annual membership); $440 after 7 March (includes annual membership)

Presenters: $200members / non-members $260 (includes annual membership)

Conference fee includes all workshops, morning tea’s, lunch and afternoon tea, conference dinner and performance.


Registrations are now closed.


Scholarships are available - to find out more click here  


Accommodation Suggestions

Our conference venue is walking distance to both Pt Chevalier and Mt Albert and can be easily accessed via public transport - Outer Link Bus and Train on the West Line.

We have collated some accommodation suggestions which can be found by clicking here


Further Questions

Any questions? Please email Drama New Zealand Conference Committee

Auckland Conference Committee 2018