PANZ Long Play Competition 2017 – Results
Winner: DTU by Robert Gilbert, Tauranga
- About the Drug Treatment Unit at Christchurch Prison
Runner-up: Family Trust by Richard Prevett, Matamata
Commended: Death of a Dream by Richard De Luca, Auckland and Under by Cassandra Tse, Wellington
PANZ Short Play Competition 2017 – Results
First Place: The Gift Shop by Shona M. Wilson, New Plymouth
A light-hearted view of a woman’s journey through grief and acceptance, following the death of her beloved spouse.
2nd Place: Stuck by Andi Podesta, Tutukaka
Middle-aged Nicky finds herself stuck in a rut. Through a comic set of circumstances she discovers that true friendship is the only way free.
3rd Place: Sidewalk Specials by Sean J.D. McMahon, Wellington
A commentary looking at some of the social and local political aspects of street beggars on the streets of Wellington City.
The other four Finalists are:
Crosswords by Tim Hambleton, Dunedin
A married couple have an argument while they complete a crossword puzzle.
Once More with Feeling by Dolly Varden-Chambers, Matamata
A moving retrospective glimpse of love past and present, through the lives of a theatrical couple as they face their final goodbyes.
About Felicia by Bronwyn Elsmore, Auckland
A vet encounters a client with a different spin on animal health.
Trash Talk by Gregory Dally, Clyde
After his employees dump on him, Rastus O’Munter cleans up.