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Leading online writing courses with individual tutoring by award-winning writers.

At NZ Writers' College, we're committed to helping writers write well, whether they want to get published, work in the writing industry, or write for their own pleasure.

Choose from over 30 writing courses, and study with best-selling New Zealand author Paul Smith, multi-award-winning travel writer Yvonne van Dongen, the lauded journalist Sarah Lang, or prize-winning children's book author Philippa Werry, among many other tutors.

  Why study at NZ Writers' College?

 If you want to be a writer, our courses provide all the training you need to become one.

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About Us

We offer specialised, online writing courses tutored by award-winning writers. Get the writing tools you need, expert insider advice and hours and hours of writing practice. Work one-to-one with a professional writer and realise your writing dreams.


NZ Writers' College offers online writing classes all over New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands. We have students from Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Napier, Whangarei, Rotorua, Hastings, Wellington, Nelson, Christchurch, Invercargill, Dunedin, Hawkes Bay, Palmerston North, as well as Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne, Australia.

Contact Us

Nichola Meyer or Koos Turenhout
Phone:      +64 9 550 4635
9-5 Monday to Friday
Fax:           +64 9 550 4635