UPDATE 17/4/19: More anthology copies available! Thanks to demand, we’ve reprinted a further, limited, run of our popular 2018 anthology, The Unnecessary Invention of Punctuation. Existing pre-orders will be filled first but there will be a few more copies left over. First in, first served! Edited by Gail Ingram, it includes winning poetry from our […]

What with National Poetry Day only a week away, NZPS are excitedly waiting for all the awesome events happening up and down the country! http://www.nzbookawards.nz/national-poetry-day/calendar-of-events/

‘Unleash the power of poetry’ — so declares the slogan of National Poetry Day. This year’s Poetry Day falls on 23 August. And with a lineup of events that invites everyone to celebrate all things poetry, this power will be felt all across New Zealand. Browse the complete calendar of events for National Poetry Day […]

Have a look at the list of events for this year’s National Poetry Day! http://www.nzbookawards.nz/national-poetry-day/calendar-of-events/

A thunderstorm in the dark reaches of the night and now a cold snap forecast to make its way up the islands. Winter still has some bite in it. But, whatever the weather, the Taiwanese cherries are coming out which means the tui are making themselves noticed in my area again – they disappear over […]

On the 30th of July, Poetry Live are welcoming its newest MC, Sam Clements, to the stage as Guest Poet alongside hilarious comedy duo, Tough Tiger Fist! When: 8:00pm Where: Thirsty Dog Tavern, Karangahape Road, Newton, Auckland

Whangarei poets gather for poetry at ONEONESIX! Thursday, 18th of July at 5pm! 116 Bank Street in Whangarei! Be there or be square!

Another competition on the lead up to National Poetry Day, people! The takahē magazine Hunt Ducker Poetry Competition! “takahē wants your words about native NZ birds, and especially encourage entries from new and emerging poets. There are some lovely prizes up for grabs, as well as publication possibilities so please share!!!” See su bmission details […]