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If you represent an outlet, big or small and love artisanal, eclectic, and bespoke content, then NZ Games Festival is for you! The festival has so many amazing events going on, there will never be a dull moment.

here are the deets

NZGF will take place in Wellington from 29th June – 7th July 2024. Media of all disciplines or experience levels are welcome – students, hobbyists and professionals alike.

Our events include:

Level Up Workshops

Lesson in game development for local kids, from local devs!

Play by Play

Our industry conference for game developers, hobbyists and those interested in the sector.

The Pavs

Every year, NZGF runs The Pavs as a celebration of NZ and Australia’s best and boldest game development achievements.

NZGF Micro Events

– Treat and Greet Night – a sweet way to get to know your fellow game community
– PB and J – Game Jam
– Joypad –  LGBTQIA+ social mixer featuring Jackbox games and board games.

apply for a media pass

If you would like to attend and cover NZ Games Festival as part of a genuine media entity, we’re able to grant free access in the form of a nice, shiny media pass. This includes the Play by Play development conference, The Pavs: NZ Game Awards night and other ticketed events.

Media registration closes 11.59pm May 1st, 2024, and passes are limited due to the size limitations of our events. If you have any questions or queries about this pass or what it entails, please email us at info@nzgamesfest.com.

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