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 first staged in 2016, 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:

Click on image for a PDF of the 2016 Festival Programme

Click on image for a PDF of the 2016 Festival Programme

  • 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.

    Photobook/NZ and partners gratefully acknowledge the generous assistance of our sponsors and partners: PhotoForum Inc, Creative New Zealand, 2018 Writers & Readers at the New Zealand Festival, Embassy of the United States of America, Goethe Institut, Wellington City Council and NZ France Friendship Fund.