UPDATE: The previously announced first place winner of the PANZ Short Play Competition has written to say that he belatedly read the Rules and should now let them know that his play contravenes Rule 8: The play must not have been performed before a paying audience before 1 May 2017.

Shona Wilson, author of our 2016 winter play, ‘Paperless’ has now won first prize in the PANZ short play competition 2017 with her new play, ‘The Gift Shop’. This will be on stage somewhere in NZ alongside the other winning entries. Also, Stratford High School’s drama department will be performing her play for teenagers, ‘Call Me Anna