5ever is a radical underground publishing house, printing emergent, punchy and interdisciplinary work under a transformational kaupapa.
Wellington based artist AAPPA-PAPPA appreciates all things butts and nonsense; with no deeper meaning. At her stall you'll find stupid, comical and illustration themed zines and then some strange stuff too. AAPPA-PAPPA has no idea what she's doing, ever, and likes it that way.
Ariel makes art about about being queer, Māori, and living their silly little life. Her work comes in the form of collage, painting, digital art and poetry.
Aylabell.art makes pretty things, zines about pretty things, and anything else she finds inspiring! On aylabell.arts stall, you’ll find zines about, plants, ghosts, and art themed works. You’ll also find a collection of handmade jewellery, accessories and stickers.
Bryce Galloway is the creator of Aotearoa's longest running zine - Incredibly Hot Sex with Hideous People, a mostly perzine with occasional detours into other genres. Drawings, comics, personal essays, riso or photocopied, awkward and embarrassing. Yay!!!
Celia uses coloured pencils to escape real-world responsibilities, making zines, prints and stickers along the way. Come visit for DnD, fantastical landscapes, and general-musings-on-life shenanigans.
CHROMA is a New Zealand indie arts label bringing fresh original works to life through collabs with talented creatives homegrown and from around the world.
Since 2013, they have hosted Chromacon – a biennial arts festival celebrating the indie arts community through exhibition, awards, talks, workshops and more.
Nicole (Coley) is a plant witch and collector of animals. She draws mostly nature stuff, a little better than a really talented pre-schooler, but hopefully it teaches (or entertains). Her zines are Herbs101, Terrariums101, Zoppertunities (stupid shit she's bought after taking a sleeping pill), Extremely Round Birds and some posters about weeds that can kill you.
Cosmo Bones makes zines and illustrations about witchiness, queerness, mental health, and overwhelming feelings.
InkedYoda is a non-binary artist, sporadic jewellery maker, zine creator and overall chaotic mess. They can be found making art around the subjects of being queer, disabled, neurodivergent and they can not stick to one art style for the life of them.
Its-Dickinson is a digital artist inspired by fantasy, queer characters and media. She is passionate about creating striking character art, moody concept art and thoughtful lineart. She sells prints and zines.
Jack (they/he) is a disabled queer Māori artist based in Te
Whanganui-a-Tara, with their partners and two spoiled cats. They enjoy
drawing creepy things being cute, demons being stupid, and women as
Jewelia is a "tired queer idiot drawing frogs and neopets and witchy stuff, working on a toad tarot deck and getting angry about bread."
June Moth Art
June Moth is a queer artist from Te Whanganui-a-tara making zines, prints, and linocuts. Their zines include poetry, gouache illustrations, and lyrics.
Kate Ann Morris Art
Kate writes: "Let's take palmistry and digital app conventions and turn them up to 11. Heard of 'Handsy'? It's like Tinder, but you swipe palms. Or, 'Palm Predict'? Where you can adjust app settings to block events in your future you don't want to know about, like bankruptcy. Not available on Google Play or the App Store, just documented from my brain onto paper. I also write reviews for albums that don't exist."
5h4p35h1ft makes zines for gnc clowns, aliens and otherworldly creatures! Kawaii Knife Boy is a angsty, horny, gay and disabled emo boy that loves to channel that energy into zines and have an outlet to share his most recent hyperfixations.
TheKingKez makes fun zines, cute zines, esoteric zines, sometimes horror zines?? Illustration and comics of all kinds!
Kim Can Draw
Kim Can Draw (She/Her) loves 90s cartoons, gumboot tea and doing her best. She draws things that she's trying to figure out, like what's going on in True Blood, mental health and being Māori.
King Clown is a queer, agender philosophy student. They create poetry, photography, art, writings, and more.
Te Pūranga Takatāpui o Aotearoa, the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand, are your community-owned national queer/LGBTTIFQ archives. We collect, preserve and make available for research the records and personal papers of LGBTTIFQ people and organisations in New Zealand. At our stall we'll have copies of our Archive is Alive zines volumes 1 and 2, which we made in collaboration with Wellington Zinefest!
Lottie is an illustrator, zine maker and loves nature, fantasy, and cute animals. You will find zines, posters and stickers at her stall.
Maddy is an artist and writer from Wellington who likes the weird and witchy. Her work is inspired by the natural world, with a touch of magic.
Overcommunicate Magazine is a creative zine, featuring writing and artwork by queer women, non-binary folks, and gender diverse people. It is edited by Grace Shelley (she/her), and published twice a year.
People Against Prisons Aotearoa have created zines ranging from the basic 'Whats & Whys of Prison Abolition' to more specific zines detailing elements of the racist and harmful prison, police and 'justice' system in Aotearoa, such as the use of solitary confinement. They'll also have t-shirts, badges and all sorts of other goodies.
Rangatahi Zine Fund
New zines from Awa Stephenson, Maija Stephens and Emily Lyall, made as part of the Wellington Zinefest Rangatahi Zine Fund.
Red Letter Distro
RED LETTER DISTRO is a punk rock mail-order catalogue-cum-‘occasional distro’ of curated zines, comics and artist publications from Aotearoa New Zealand, founded by artist, designer and independent publisher Kerry Ann Lee. Since 2001, Red Letter has supported local and international zine makers through mail order catalogues, zinefests, art book fairs, exhibitions, talks, workshops and distribution networks around the world including Mexico, USA, Ukraine, The Philippines and Hong Kong.
Richard D. Chaser makes "dumb joke baby zines and the occasional attempt at helpful information. Unsure how helpful it actually is though. At least there's cute animal drawings!"
Sally Bollinger is a cartoonist and filmmaker whose has written and drawn more Shakespeare adaptions then she can count. Sally can’t draw horses but she tries anyway. You can find her Hamlet related epic Tragicomic on the RNZ website.
A over excited, mixed media slinging goblin child of a enby. Sani's work follows the tag line "do good recklessly", is often not so PG, and looks at overcoming self shame and trauma through humor.
Cat is a human-shaped cartoonist and film photographer. They like to make art about specific moments and feelings in their life, as well as dumb things their lovely friends say, queer love, and mental health. They identify as a “sad person” and like to make art that talks about that, much to the joy of their counsellor and the worry of their friends.