About Us

Fringe HQ

Here at Fringe HQ, we run the Dunedin Fringe Festival, the Amped Music Project, New Zealand Young Writers Festival, White Box window gallery, and provide support to the art community from our central and warm office space. Pop in and see us!

Fringe 2020

Fringe 2020 will be in March, dates TBC. If you are keen to register an event, keep an eye out for registration dates in August 2019, or sign up to our mailing list for news and alerts. 

The Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust

The Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust is a non-profit charitable trust. Established in April 2004, the Trust provides governance and contributes to the successful delivery of the various projects coming out of Fringe HQ.

Current Trustees

Aaron Hawkins (Chair)

Nicola Mutch (Deputy Chair)

Sue Marshall (Secretary)

Melissa Parker Bentley (Treasurer)

Inge Andrew (Trustee)

Ian Loughran (Trustee)

Oonagh McGirr (Trustee)

Domi Angelo-Laloli (Trustee)


Staff, Interns & Volunteers

The Trust employs a full time director, Gareth McMillan, a part time Administrator, and other contracted staff  to run its projects and events. We regularly provide opportunities for young people interested in marketing, design and event management to work with us as staff and interns. If you’re interested in working with us please contact the festival office.

Volunteers are also an essential part of the Festival team, taking on a range of roles from promotion, event production, venue management, ticketing and ushering. We recruit volunteers each year in January and February and you can find out more on the Volunteer page.

World Fringe

The Dunedin Fringe Festival is proud to be a member of the International Fringe Festival Association

About Us

The Dunedin Fringe Festival is the world’s southernmost festival of its kind. Initiated in 2000, Dunedin Fringe aims to bring experimental contemporary art to a wider audience and to support the work of emerging artists. Dunedin Fringe is an annual event which happens every March timed to coincide with other fringe festivals in New Zealand and Australia.

Our Contacts

Dunedin Fringe Arts Trust
PO Box 1331
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

03 477 3350