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WORD Christchurch is a charitable trust and relies on a huge amount of support to bring outstanding events to the community and to keep ticket prices affordable. We love what we do, and we’d love to give you the opportunity to help.

By becoming a patron, supporter or donor, you are part of the WORD Christchurch team and can enjoy the buzz of helping to stage events that make Christchurch a dynamic place to live.

All of our contributors get to have a say in the festival, and receive special newsletters that go deep into what the world of literature has to offer.

They also help us to:

* Support and nurture writers, local communities and local businesses

* Bring free and affordable family events to the city

* Offer free events for schools across Canterbury that foster a love of books, ideas and performance in young people

* Champion human rights, provide a platform to discuss urgent global issues, and help create a kinder, more well-informed community

In addition, those who sign up as patrons also enjoy a range of benefits including invitations to exclusive launches and discounted tickets to events, with different levels to suit a range of wallets.

To make a tax-deductible one-off or monthly donation, please fill in the form above.

To become a patron or supporter, click the button below or email Marianne Hargreaves on for more information.

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