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New Shorts

Short plays by emerging writers and writers new to audio drama.

Writing a dramatic short provides an open season on ideas and a real chance for writers new to audio as a performance medium to stretch their dramatic legs in... well, a sprint. Take your marks.

These plays are the winners of the annual New Shorts writing competition run by RNZ Drama.

A number of New Shorts writers have gone on to write major dramas or series for RNZ.