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The Great Write Away - a New Writer's Festival in Rotorua
Live + Virtual Event
Hosted by a team of Story Telling Legends
FOR 7 DAYS ONLY: Monday 5th - Sunday 11th of September 2022
Rotorua, New Zealand
Find your tribe.
Discover your voice.
Tell your stories.
The Great Write Inn: on-line school for writers
BE THE WRITER YOU'VE ALWAYS WANTED TO BE
NEW! NOW TAKING ENROLMENTS
Ignite your passion as a story teller.
Have you always wanted to write "something" but didn't know where to start?
The Great Write Inn is an on-line school for writers.
Offering a series of MasterClasses, creative writing exercises and inspiration to take your idea all the way through to a published short story.
We've created a seven step-by-step process for at-home learners.
The Great Write Inn: Live Event 16-17 October 2021
Watch the video to reflect on the happy memories
Click the video to take a stroll down memory lane of the Great Write Inn Live Event in Dunedin.
Set to music by Matthew Hollinsgworth, this is a collection of the photographic highlights of the Opening Address, held at Olveston - Dunedin's beloved Edwardian Historic Home.
The Great Write Inn was officially opened by the Mayor of Dunedin, Aaron Hawkins and Festival Director, Julia Anne and attended by first cohort of guest writers.
The masterclasses were filmed and are now available to view at home.
Enrol in the new on-line school
Community Event: International Women's Day
Friday 12 March 2021
As our Tourism Industry takes a nose-dive and is in survival mode - there is a new Economy on the rise.
With Bay of Plenty Hostesses opening up their homes to $1Million of domestic visitors - the Sharing Economy is a new light on the horizon.
New Zealand women are some of the world's best hosts.
Join us for a Celebration of International Women's Day and how New Zealand women are poised to benefit from the new "Shared Access" Economy. Hear from Look After Me Founder and Managing Director, Dr Julia Anne, how women are re-defining hospitality, manaakitanga and looking after our guests.
Tickets $10 - At Event Finder.
Photos and Press
Sponsorship Community Event
Zonta's Festival in the Garden
25 November 2020
After a year like 2020, being part of a community has never been so important. Zonta clubs are a group of business and professional women who raise money for projects that empower women and girls.
Look After Me was proud to be the major sponsor for the raffle prize for the Zonta Club of Rotorua's fundraiser - a "Go Slow" three night accomodation and hot pool package.
Photos and Press
Rhythm and Rhymes: Friday 28 August 2020
A dance party with a rhythemical twist.
An unofficial National Poetry Day event where people came to rock their frock and slam dunk rhyme if they wanted to.
Four hours of dance party music, performance poets and slammers, a bowl of food and first drink.
Cover Charge $14 or General Admission (including food & drink) $39.
This event won TV3 The Project's Whip Around for being the best place in New Zealand to be on 28 August 2020.
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WEE WRITE INNS: WRITER'S RETREATS
“Re-discover, re-ignite or kick-start a
passionate relationship with your creative self…”
Come on a Creative Journey with us.
While organsing large, LIVE events is challenging during the Covid-19 pandemic we have pivoted our company to offer bespoke Educational Experiences, coupled with our Accommodation Network.
The Masterclasses for our Great Write Inn were recorded and have been made avaialble as a unique step-by-step process.
These Wee Write Inns are created by writers, for writers.
Follow your passion in gorgeous locations with our specially designed programmes. All Wee Write Inn packages offer half-price access to the Great Write Inn programme.
Frock IT Fashion - planning underway for 2023
Always wanted to explore your inner fashionista?
Come along to our Frock It! Event; you’ll end up in stitches!
Frock it with fabric, fibre, felt and fashion.
Will you retro or glam, up-cycle or re-cycle?
Learn different approaches to making your own fabulous clothes.
Stay 'n' Clay - planning underway for 2023
Go absolutely potty!
Join us for a four day Festival of Clay where you can explore various pottery and ceremic arts and activities.
Spin a wheel, get glazin’ or raku if you want to.
Build, mosaic, mould and get very, very messy.
Accommodation packages based on your interests
We're on a mission to connect like-minded people through our events and accommodation.
Search on common interests like 'pottery', 'writing', 'cycling', 'golf' etc, to find accomodation where you can enjoy your favourite Hobby, Interest or Activity.
New! Holiday Packages based on your favourite past-times