We encourage you to explore the great work being done by our affiliate organisations. If you’re interested in becoming an affiliate of the New Zealand Poetry Society, we’d love to hear from you and promote your work on this page. Email

Haiku NewZ

Haiku NewZ is a clearing house of information for haiku, senryu, tanka, etc poets and enthusiasts based in New Zealand and around the world. We:

  • provide a space for connection and education
  • promote haiku competitions, events, and publication opportunities
  • share poems, articles, and the insights of poets and enthusiasts.

We operate under the umbrella of the New Zealand Poetry Society, that generously hosts our website content for free.

Te Auaha


Te Auaha brings together the arts and creative programmes of Whitireia and WelTec under one roof in our purpose-built campus in the heart of Wellington.

Te Kāhui Auaha is a world-class institute, delivering leading programmes in creativity and innovation, proud of our place in the Pacific, in our home of Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Here we offer programmes in creative writing and publishing which are thought by industry connected tutors.

Creative Writing and Publishing at Whitireia