Congratulations must go to Nopera Whitley and his dedicated Convention Committee,
Bruce Stokell, Paul Bates, Nichola Prokop, Anton van Helden and Sean Dougherty on organizing a fabulous convention.


Paul Romhany Grand Master of Magic

As the President of the Brotherhood of Magicians along with Mick Peck Secretary Treasurer of the BAM, it was our pleasure to present Paul Romhany the highest award for excellence for a New Zealand magician, the Grand Master of Magic.


Grand Masters from left to right: Tony Wilson, Richard Webster, Wayne Rogers, Alan Watson QSM, Paul Romhany, Bernard Reid, Ken Bates and Greg Britt MNZM.


Philippa Nunn received a Magic New Zealand Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her work as a professional magic Assistant and stage partner.


Jonathan Usher received a Magic New Zealand Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his long term service and charitable contributions of entertainment through Rotary International.

32nd New Zealand International Magicians Convention, Wellington competition results:

Parlour act - Jeremy Rolston
Senior Close up act - Tony Shin
Most Promising Performer - Reuben Tyrie
Best Effect of the Convention - Soon Jee Low
Best Card Effect - Bradley Detman
Best Comedy Award - Brendan Dooley
Best Mental Effect - Jeremy Rolston

A big thank you goes to professional photographer Jason Fell for the large number of fabulous photos taken at the convention.

If you would like to purchase a high resolution photo contact Jason Fell by phone: 09 492 3219,
mobile: 027 493 0208 or Email:

Photos can be viewed in the Magic New Zealand Facebook group over the coming week. If you are a New Zealand magician and don't have access to this group please contact me directly -

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