COMPETITION OPENS: 1 March ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY: 31 May The New Zealand Poetry Society regrets that our webmaster has resigned and all attempts by the Competition Secretary to upload the relevant documents (and an updated poster at the top of the page) have failed. We hope to find a volunteer to do this […]

Congratulations to the winner of the New Zealand Poetry Society Summer Instagram Poetry Competition for 2017/18: Andrew M. Bell (@rotorua1957) Cruel Trick Mother, you gave me everything: life, love and all the landmarks of my moral landscape. But I stand here with no talisman to ward off your unseen adversaries. You know what I know: that […]

Congratulations to the winners of the New Zealand Poetry Society Winter Instagram Poetry Competition for 2017: Baraa Hamandi (@baraahamandi) – Winner Ti Point I came back to the place you love, and just so you know, that graveyard of abandoned cars, that’s still there. ~ Yes love, that’s still there. ~ In the shadow, of that […]

Shane Hollands was elected President of the New Zealand Poetry Society at the AGM in Auckland, on 9 September 2017. Shane will be joined by new Vice-President, Mike Subritzky. Shane Hollands is principally a performance poet. He is well-known for his innovative work with poet centric music of differing genres from jazz to electronica to […]