Events and Presentations

Ignition Children’s Book Festival
2-4th November 2018
Gareth will appearing at the festival, running workshops, talking about writing and performing magic. Details to be confirmed.

Opening of Tūranga – Christchurch Central Library
Sunday, October 14, 2018, 2pm-3:30pm
Write and Edit Your Way to Success
Gareth will be running a workshop on editing your writing.

Opening of Tūranga – Christchurch Central Library
Saturday, October 13, 2018, 3pm-4pm
The Fantabulous World of Gareth Ward
Gareth will be talking about his life, his writing and his award winning novel The Traitor and the Thief

Story Telling Magic show
Ebbett Park School - 24th September 2018

Book Week Author Talk
Bledisloe school – 18th September 2018

Book Week Author Talk
Napier Central School – 18th September 2018

Manawatu Writers Festival 2018
STEAMPUNK, MYSTERY AND MAGIC – AN AWARD-WINNING COMBINATION
8th September 2018 1:30 – 2: 45pm: FEILDING LIBRARY
In this session, aficionado, bookseller and author Gareth Ward will talk about his multi-award winning novel, The Traitor and the Thief and what it took to get to where he is today as an author.

Guest Reading of The Traitor and the Thief
Hereworth School 5th September 2018

Finalist in New Zealand Book Awards For Children and Young Adults
Te Marae, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington- 8th August 2018

Author Presentation for the New Zealand Book Awards For Children and Young Adults
Te Marae, Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington- 8th August 2018

Unity Books Panel Discussion for the New Zealand Book Awards For Children and Young Adults
Unity Books Wellington 8th August 2018 – 12:00 -12:45

Interview of Shaun Bythell – Diary of a Bookseller
Kingston Room, The Rydges Hotel, 59 Federal St, CBD, Auckland

Author Talk – Greendale Combined Club
Napier RSA 24 July 2018

Compère of Kids Lit Quiz World Final Gala Dinner
4th July 2018 Bluestone Room, Auckland

Author Talk – Napier Ladies Club
Napier RSA 19th June 2018

Lucknow School Book Fair Author Talk
18th June 2018

ReaLm – Reading and Literacy in Manawatu
Author Presentation
15th June 2018

ReaLm – Reading and Literacy in Manawatu
Palmerston North Intermediate School Presentation
15th June 2018

ReaLm – Reading and Literacy in Manawatu
St. James Catholic School Presentation
15th June 2018

ReaLm – Reading and Literacy in Manawatu
Turitea School Presentation
15th June 2018

ReaLm – Reading and Literacy in Manawatu
Author Talk Fielding Library
15th June 2018

Author Talk
Napier Library Children’s Book Club
7th June 2018