Poster and Programme Awards

Poster and Programme Awards
Type Society Show Year Conference
National Poster Award - First Porirua Little Theatre The Sound of Music 2021 Napier
National Junior/Youth Poser Award South Canterbury Drama League Giants in the Sky 2021 Napier
Playmarket NZ Work Poster Award Arts A Go Go! Performing Arts School World Upside Down 2021 Napier
Playmarket NZ Work Programme Award Tauranga Musical Theatre The Blues Brothers - first contact 2021 Napier
The John Herber Ltd. Diamond Programme Award - First Act Three Productions Les Miserables 2021 Napier
The New Plymouth Operatic Society Platinum Programme Award Whangarei Theatre Company Shrek - The Musical 2021 Napier
The iTICKET Gold Programme Award - First Taihape Drama Club Mamma Mia! 2021 Napier
The White Audio Silver Programme Award - First Levin Performing Arts Society Chicago 2021 Napier
The MDR Lighting Bronze Programme Award - First North Canterbury Musicals Retrospective - A decade of favourites 2021 Napier
The Musical Theatre New Zealand Junior Theatre Programme Award - First Levin Performing Arts Society Lion King Jr. 2021 Napier
The New Plymouth Operatic Platinum Programme Award - First Invercargill Musical Theatre Co. Wicked 2020 Napier
The ORiGiN Theatrical Poster Award for a Junior Production - First Musikmakers Hamilton Inc. 13 2020 Napier
The John Herber Diamond Programme Award - First Napier Operatic Society Les Misérables 2020 Napier
The ACLX Emerald Programme Award - First North Shore Music Theatre The Last 5 Years 2020 Napier
The ORiGiN Theatrical Silver Programme Award - First Porirua Little Theatre Shrek 2020 Napier
The ORiGiN Theatrical Poster Award 2020 - First Porirua Little Theatre Shrek 2020 Napier
The iTICKET Gold Programme Award - First Rotorua Musical Theatre Grease 2020 Napier
The White Audio Bronze Programme Award - First Showbiz Christchurch Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert 2020 Napier
The MTNZ Junior/Youth Theatre Programme Award - First South Canterbury Drama League Cinderella 2020 Napier
Multi E Programme 2019 - First Abbey Musical Theatre Little Shop of Horrors 2019 Auckland
Multi C Programme Award 2019 - First Centrestage Rolleston Joseph and the amazing ... 2019 Auckland
ACT Multi A Award – First Hamilton Operatic Sister Act 2019 Auckland
Showbill Manukau Performing Arts Be More Chill 2019 Auckland
Single Sheet Programme Award 2019 - First MATS Musicals Masterton Just Us 2019 Auckland
Multi D Programme 2019 - First North Shore Music Theatre Heathers 2019 Auckland
Origin Theatrical Poster Competition 2019 - First Showbiz Christchurch Wicked 2019 Auckland
New Plymouth Operatic Multi B Award – First Tauranga Musical Theatre Mary Poppins 2019 Auckland
ACT Multi A Award – First Hamilton Operatic Mary Poppins 2018 Nelson
Single Sheet Programme Award 2018 - First MATS Musicals Junior Theatre CATS 2018 Nelson
Multi D Programme 2018 - First North Canterbury Musical Society Company 2018 Nelson
Multi C Programme Award 2018 - First Rotorua Musical Theatre Shrek the Musical Jr 2018 Nelson
Multi E Programme 2018 - First Showbiz Christchurch Rodgers and Hammerstein 2018 Nelson
Origin Theatrical Poster Competition 2018 - First Showbiz Christchurch Sister Act 2018 Nelson
Showbill Tairei Musical Mary Poppins 2018 Nelson
New Plymouth Operatic Multi B Award – First Theatre Whakatane Suessical 2018 Nelson
Programme Competition - Multi E Invercargill Musical Theatre The Wizard of Oz 2017 New Plymouth
Programme Competition - Multi D Masterton Amateur Theatrical Society Bad Girls 2017 New Plymouth
Programme Competition - Multi B Musical Theatre Dunedin Spamalot 2017 New Plymouth
Poster Showbiz Christchurch Evita 2017 New Plymouth
Programme Competition - Multi A Showbiz Christchurch Evita 2017 New Plymouth
Programme Competition - Multi C Upper Hutt Musical Theatre Oliver! 2017 New Plymouth
Showbill Competition Waipawa Music and Drama Footrot Flats 2017 New Plymouth
Programme Competition - Single Sheet West Otago Theatrical Society Footrot Flats 2017 New Plymouth
Poster Manukau Performing Arts Honk! 2016 Rotorua
Single Sheet MATS Musicals Masterton Nunsense 2016 Rotorua
Showbill Musical Theatre Dunedin The Phantom of the Opera 2016 Rotorua
Multi A Showbiz Christchurch The Phantom of the Opera 2016 Rotorua
Multi B Showbiz Christchurch Spamalot 2016 Rotorua
Multi C South Canterbury Drama League Evita 2016 Rotorua
Multi D South Canterbury Drama League Camp Rock the Musical 2016 Rotorua
Multi A Auckland Music Theatre & Amici Productions Mamma Mia 2015 Christchurch
Multi C Manukau Performing Arts Avenue Q 2015 Christchurch
Multi B Musikmakers Little Shop of Horrors 2015 Christchurch
Poster Musikmakers Hamilton Little Shop of Horrors 2015 Christchurch
Showbill Rotorua Musical Theatre Hair 2015 Christchurch
Multi D Rotorua Musical Theatre Hair 2015 Christchurch
Single Sheet Thames Music And Drama Mayhem in Melodium 2015 Christchurch
Programme - Single Sheet Auckland Music Theatre In Transit 2014 Napier
Programme - Multi D Auckland Music Theatre The Last Five Years 2014 Napier
Programme - Multi B Musikmakers Hamilton HMS Pinafore 2014 Napier
Programme - Multi A Napier Operatic Society The Phantom of the Opera 2014 Napier
Showbill Rotorua Musical Theatre Chicago 2014 Napier
Poster Showbiz Christchurch Avenue Q 2014 Napier
Website Showbiz Queenstown   2014 Napier
Programme - Multi C Theatre Whakatane Peter Pan 2014 Napier
Poster Centre Stage Taupo Four Flat Whites in Italy 2013 Dunedin
Programme - Multi D Manukau Performing Arts Oliver 2013 Dunedin
Programme - Single Sheet Musical Theatre DUnedin Some Enchanted Evening 2013 Dunedin
Showbill Musical Theatre Dunedin Joseph and the amazing ... 2013 Dunedin
Programme - Multi A New Plymouth Operatic The Producers 2013 Dunedin
Programme - Multi C Porirua Little Theatre The Producers 2013 Dunedin
Programme - Multi B Showbiz Christchurch The Buddy Holly Story 2013 Dunedin
Website Theatre Whakatane   2013 Dunedin
Programme - Multi D Abbey Musical Theatre Las Vegas Nights 2012 Wanganui
Programme - Single Sheet Centre Stage Taupo Blood Brothers 2012 Wanganui
Programme - Multi B Drama League South Canterbury All Shook Up 2012 Wanganui
Showbill Invercargill Musical Theatre Jesus Christ Superstar 2012 Wanganui
Programme - Multi C Manukau Performing Arts You're A Good Man Charlie Brown 2012 Wanganui
Poster Manukau Performing Arts Little Shop of Horrors 2012 Wanganui
Website Musical Theatre Dunedin   2012 Wanganui
Programme - Multi A Wellington Musical Theatre 42nd Street 2012 Wanganui
Programme - Multi C Levin Performing Arts Nunsense 2011 Nelson
Website Musical Theatre Dunedin   2011 Nelson
Programme - Multi D Napier Operatic Bad Girls 2011 Nelson
Programme - Multi A Showbiz Christchurch Joseph and the amazing .. 2011 Nelson
Poster Showbiz Christchurch Sweeney Todd 2011 Nelson
Programme - Multi B Taieri Musical Society Oliver 2011 Nelson
Programme - Single Sheet Variety Theatre Ashburton I Love You, You're Perfect 2011 Nelson
Showbill Variety Theatre Ashburton I Love You, You're Perfect 2011 Nelson
Programme - Multi A Abbey Musical Theatre Miss Saigon 2010 Auckland
Programme - Multi B Blenheim Musical Theatre Blood Brothers 2010 Auckland
Programme - Single Sheet Dunedin Operatic Lights on Broadway 2010 Auckland
Poster Dunedin Operatic The Producers 2010 Auckland
Showbill Manukau Performing Arts Suessical the Musical 2010 Auckland
Programme - Multi D Variety Theatre Ashburton 'Allo 'Allo 2010 Auckland
Programme - Multi C Variety Theatre Ashburton Les Miserables 2010 Auckland
Website Wellington Musical Theatre Dedicated Miss Saigon site 2010 Auckland
Programme - Single Sheet Auckland Music Theatre Puttin' It Together 2009 Queenstown
Showbill Invercargill Musical Theatre CATS 2009 Queenstown
Website Invercargill Musical Theatre   2009 Queenstown
Programme - Black & White Levin Performing Arts Blue Eyes 2009 Queenstown
Poster Showbiz Christchurch Chicago 2009 Queenstown
Programme - Multi B Taieri Musical Society Honk! 2009 Queenstown
Programme - Multi A Wellington Musical Theatre The Sound of Music and CATS 2009 Queenstown
Programme - Multi C Whangarei Theatre Company I'll Be Back Before Midnight 2009 Queenstown
Programme - Single Sheet AMDRAM Musical Theatre Wanganui Clue The Musical 2008 Timaru
Programme - Multi B Invercargill Musical Theatre Chicago 2008 Timaru
Poster Musikmakers Hamilton Rent 2008 Timaru
Website N/A   2008 Timaru
Programme - Multi C North Shore Music Theatre The Buddy Holly Story 2008 Timaru
Programme - Black & White Porirua Little Theatre Chicago 2008 Timaru
Showbill Rotorua Musical Theatre FANG 2008 Timaru
Programme - Multi A Tauranga Musical Theatre Fiddler on the Roof 2008 Timaru
Programme - Multi C Abbey Musical Theatre Platinum Vinyl - A salute to the 70s 2007 Hamilton
Programme - Multi B Gore Operatic Society The Sound of Music 2007 Hamilton
Poster Nelson Musical Theatre Charlotte's Web 2007 Hamilton
Showbill Rotorua Musical Theatre Back to the 80s 2007 Hamilton
Programme - Multi A Showbiz Christchurch Beauty and the Beast 2007 Hamilton
Programme - Single Sheet Variety Theatre Ashburton Shenanigans Wake 2007 Hamilton
Website Wellington Musical Theatre - High School Musical   2007 Hamilton
Programme - Multi B Napier Operatic The Full Monty 2006 Invercargill
Poster Nelson Musical Theatre Suessical 2006 Invercargill
Programme - Multi C North Shore Music Theatre Paris 2006 Invercargill
Website North Shore Music Theatre   2006 Invercargill
Showbill Porirua Little Theatre Les Miserables 2006 Invercargill
Programme - Single Sheet Rotorua Musical Theatre Footrot Flats 2006 Invercargill
Programme - Multi A Showbiz Christchurch JC Superstar 2006 Invercargill
Programme - Multi D Theatre Hawkes Bay Tom Foolery 2006 Invercargill
Programme - Multi B Auckland Music Theatre West Side Story 2005 Ashburton
Programme - Single Sheet Centre State Taupo Slice of Saturday Night 2005 Ashburton
Website Hamilton Operatic   2005 Ashburton
Showbill Rotorua Musical Theatre Grease 2005 Ashburton
Poster - Colour Tauranga Musical Theatre Spotlight on Broadway 2005 Ashburton
Programme - Multi B Ivan Floyd Memorial Trophy Waipawa Musical & Dramatic Club Chess the Musical 2005 Ashburton
Poster - Black & White Waipawa Musical & Dramatic Club Chess the Musical 2005 Ashburton
Programme - Multi A Wellington Musical Theatre Grease 2005 Ashburton
Programme - Multi B Auckland Music Theatre Bugsy Malone 2004 Napier
Website Coasters Musical Theatre   2004 Napier
Programme - Multi A Drama League South Canterbury Showboat 2004 Napier
Programme - Single Sheet Musical Theatre Company Invercargill Copacabana 2004 Napier
Showbill Musikmakers Hamilton Big River 2004 Napier
Poster Tauranga Musical Theatre Copacabana 2004 Napier
Programme - Multi B Ashburton Operatic Society Footrot Flats 2003 Rotorua
Programme - Single Sheet Dunedin Operatic A Little of What You Fancy 2003 Rotorua
Showbill Palmerston North Operatic Society Magic Samba Nights 2003 Rotorua
Website Palmerston North Operatic Society   2003 Rotorua
Poster Taieri Musical Society Joseph and the amazing .. 2003 Rotorua
  Tauranga Musical Theatre Best Little Whorehouse .. 2003 Rotorua
Programme - Multi A Wellington Musical Theatre Les Miserables 2003 Rotorua
Programme - Single Sheet Ashburton Operatic Nunsense 11 2002 New Plymouth
Programme - Multi B Gore Operatic Chess 2002 New Plymouth
Showbill Palmerston North Operatic 42nd Street 2002 New Plymouth
Programme - Multi A Tauranga Musical Theatre Oliver 2002 New Plymouth
Poster - Colour Tauranga Musical Theatre Oliver 2002 New Plymouth
Programme - Multi B Ashburton Operatic Society My Fair Lady 2001 Christchurch
Programme - Single Sheet Nelson Musical Theatre A Slice of Saturday Night 2001 Christchurch
Poster - Colour Showbiz Christchurch Little Shop of Horrors 2001 Christchurch
Programme - Multi A Tauranga Musical Theatre Showboat 2001 Christchurch
Showbill Whakatane Musical Theatre Fiddler on the Roof 2001 Christchurch
Showbill Ashburton Operatic Society Not awarded 2000 Palmerston North
Programme - Multi B Blenheim Operatic Society Not recorded 2000 Palmerston North
Poster - Colour Dunedin Operatic Society 42nd Street 2000 Palmerston North
Programme - Single Sheet Rotorua Musical Theatre 70's Revival 2000 Palmerston North
Programme - Multi A Wellington Musical Theatre Not recorded 2000 Palmerston North
Programme - Multi A Dunedin Operatic Society Not recorded 1999 Ashburton
Showbill Rotorua Musical Theatre Not awarded 1999 Ashburton
Poster - Colour St Peter's School Pendragon 1999 Ashburton
Programme - Multi B Tauranga Musical Theatre Not recorded 1999 Ashburton
Programme - Single Sheet United Players Orewa Not recorded 1999 Ashburton
Programme - Multi B Hamilton Operatic Society Not recorded 1998 Wellington
Programme - Single Sheet Invercargill Musical Theatre Not recorded 1998 Wellington
Programme - Multi A Napier Operatic Society Not recorded 1998 Wellington
Showbill Palmerston North Operatic Society Not awarded 1998 Wellington
Poster - Colour Rotorua Musical Theatre Not recorded 1998 Wellington
Showbill Invercargill Operatic Society Not awarded 1997 Nelson
Poster - Colour Musikmakers Hamilton Not recorded 1997 Nelson
Programme - Single Sheet Nelson Operatic Society Not recorded 1997 Nelson
Programme - Multi B Palmerston North Operatic Not recorded 1997 Nelson
Programme - Multi A Tauranga Musical Theatre Not recorded 1997 Nelson
Poster - Single Wellington Gilbert and Sullivan Society Not recorded 1997 Nelson
Programme - Multi Christchurch Operatic Society Into the Woods 1996 Whangarei
Showbill Invercargill Operatic Society Not awarded 1996 Whangarei
Programme - Single Sheet United Players Orewa Not recorded 1996 Whangarei
Poster United Players Orewa Not recorded 1996 Whangarei
Programme - Single Sheet Dunedin Operatic Not recorded 1995 Dunedin
Showbill Musical Theatre Company Not awarded 1995 Dunedin
Poster United Players and North Shore Not recorded 1995 Dunedin
Programme - Multi Wellington Musical Theatre Not recorded 1995 Dunedin
Programme - Single Sheet Auckland Operatic Society Not recorded 1994 Auckland
Showbill Oamaru Operatic Society Not awarded 1994 Auckland
Programme - Multi Tauranga Operatic Society Not recorded 1994 Auckland
Poster United Players Orewa Not recorded 1994 Auckland
Poster Gore Operatic Society Not recorded 1993 Blenheim
Programme - Single Sheet Musikmakers Hamilton Not recorded 1993 Blenheim
Showbill Oamaru Operatic Society Not Recorded 1993 Blenheim
Programme - Multi Tauranga Operatic Society Big River 1993 Blenheim
Programme - Multi Invercargill Operatic Society Me and My Girl 1992 Greymouth
Poster Invercargill Operatic Society Me and My Girl 1992 Greymouth
Showbill Rotorua Operatic Society Not recorded 1992 Greymouth
Programme - Single Sheet Wanaka Not recorded 1992 Greymouth
Programme - Single Sheet New Plymouth Operatic Not recorded 1991 New Plymouth
Showbill Not awarded Not awarded 1991 New Plymouth
Poster Rotorua Operatic Society Not recorded 1991 New Plymouth
Programme - Multi Tauranga Operatic Society Not recorded 1991 New Plymouth
Programme - Single Sheet New Plymouth Operatic Not recorded 1990 Wellington
Showbill Not awarded Not awarded 1990 Wellington
Programme - Multi Upper Hutt Operatic Not recorded 1990 Wellington
Poster Wellington Gilbert & Sullivan Society Not recorded 1990 Wellington
Showbill Napier Operatic Society A Night with Gershwin 1989 Invercargill
Programme New Plymouth Operatic Not recorded 1989 Invercargill
Showbill New Plymouth Operatic Not recorded 1988 Rotorua
Showbill Rotorua Operatic Society My Fair Lady 1987 Auckland
Programme Wellington Gilbert & Sullivan Society Not recorded 1987 Auckland
Showbill Napier Operatic Society Not recorded 1986 Wellington
Programme New Plymouth Not recorded 1986 Wellington
Showbill Putaruru Little Theatre The Best Little Whorehouse 1985 Nelson
Programme Wanganui AMDRAM Not recorded 1985 Nelson
Showbill Nelson Operatic Society Cabaret 1984 Wellington
Programme Tauranga Operatic Society The Great Waltz 1984 Wellington
Programme Hamilton Operatic Society Zorba 1983 Napier
Showbill Nelson Operatic Society Jesus Christ Superstar 1983 Napier
Showbill Greymouth Operatic Society Joseph and the amazing ... 1982 Wellington
Programme Invercargill Operatic Society The Great Waltz 1982 Wellington
Programme Hamilton Operatic Society Annie 1981 Christchurch
Showbill Napier Operatic Jesus Christ Superstar 1981 Christchurch
Showbill Auckland Operatic Society The Great Waltz 1980 Wellington
Programme Palmerston North Operatic Jesus Christ Superstar 1980 Wellington
Showbill Methven Choral Society The Sound of Music 1979 Rotorua
Programme Napier Operatic Oh What A Lovely War 1979 Rotorua
Showbill Taupo Operatic Showboat 1978 Wellington
Programme Wanganui AMDRAM AMDRAM Variety Show 1978 Wellington
Programme Musikmakers Hamilton We'll Meet Again 1977 Christcurch
Showbill Tauranga Operatic Society My Fair Lady 1977 Christcurch
Programme Napier Operatic Man of La Mancha 1976 Wellington

The Origin Theatrical Poster Competition/and Junior Poster Competition
● Send two copies of your posters to the MTNZ General Manager by the second Saturday of January each year.
● Address - 17 MacMurdo Ave, Glenview, Hamilton 3206.
● If there is incorrect or no copyright billing on the material, it will not be considered.


The Playmarket NZ Work Poster and Programme Competition
● This is for New Zealand written work only.
● Send two copies of your poster to the MTNZ General Manager by the Second Saturday of January each year.
● If there is no correct or no copyright billing on the material, it will not be considered.


The MTNZ Programme Competition
● This is for Societies and educators to enter who have a programme from a show for the year preceding the conference.
● Send two copies of your programme to MTNZ office (address - 17 MacMurdo Ave, Glenview, Hamilton 3206) by The second Saturday of January each year.
● The awards a split into several categories depending on the budget/type of programme, and sent to be judged.
● The winners are announced at the Friday Evening awards ceremony at Conference.
● If there is no correct or no copyright billing on the material, it will not be considered.

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The John Herber/NZ FireShield Showbill Competition
● The object of the showbill is to depict a show so that it can become a visual record for societies in years to come.
● What is depicted on the showbill is up to individual societies, however the judges will be looking at different areas, such as colour etc..
● You need to take your showbill to conference, not send it to the MTNZ office.

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