13 May - 19 May 2019

Come along and see and hear from the very best local and international writers of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, scientists, economists, poets, journalists and public intellectuals.

For the last 19 years, this major festival has enriched the culture of our city with the calibre of guests and the enthusiastic engagement of local audiences. You will bee enriched by innovative thinking, challenged by new ideas and inspired to discover more about our world. 

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As a proud partner of the Auckland Writers Festival, Auckland Live takes pride in hosting thousands of lovers of books, ideas and thinkers in Aotea Centre each year in May.