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COMPETITION OPENS: 1 March ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY: 31 May Our competition has multiple options for entering, depending on your age and the poetry genre (verse or haiku). The links below take you to all the forms you need, as well as the instructions for entering each competition. School group rules are for multiple […]

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 […]