Christchurch: The Small White Teapot
Picton: Picton Poets
Meets third Wednesday of the month, 10.30am, at Marina Cove Library, Waikawa Rd. Not a dedicated haiku group, but plenty of knowledge and a willingness to discuss the form. Contact: Julie Kennedy.
Wellington: Windrift Haiku Group
Meets third Thursday of February, April, June, August and October. Contact: Nola Borrell, ph 04 586 7287.
HaikuOz (Australia Haiku Society), includes details of regional groups.
A new national association formed at the end of 2015. The society (HSB) aims to celebrate and promote haiku in Bangladesh and foster ties with haiku poets across the globe. See the Facebook page of HSB.
Pacifi-kana is the Pacific branch of Haiku Canada and has its own website (although it hasn’t been updated in a while, it seems the details are still good).
The Union of Croatian Haiku Poets (in Croatian, the button for an English version doesn’t work)
Croatian Haiku Poets Association (some English available)
Association Francaise de Haiku (French Haiku Association)
Association pour le Promotion du Haiku (Association for the Promotion of Haiku)
German Haiku Society (link in English)
Haiku International Association, based in Japan.
The Haiku Foundation, based in the US.
The World Haiku Review is the journal of the World Haiku Club, which doesn’t seem to exist in more than journal form.
Hailstone Haiku Circle is an English-language group in the Kansai area.
Japan International Poetry Society is based in Kyoto and deals with all English-language forms of poetry.
Boston Haiku Society has a basic site, but it does have contact details.
Central Valley Haiku Club is based in Sacremento, California.
Haiku Northwest is based in Washington State.
Haiku Poets of Central Maryland no longer has a website. Use the Haiku Society of America link below to make contact.
Haiku Society of America The Society is also now on Facebook, no membership required. Visit them here. Their own website now features a map showing each of the different regional groupings of HSA. Click on the region you’re interested in and find the details of the regional co-ordinator.
River Song Haiku Society is based in Columbus, Georgia.
Yuki Teikei Haiku Society is based in San Jose, California.