July 2021: In the middle of last month news arrived that Ernest J Berry had died, for some time a towering figure in New Zealand haiku and a well-known name internationally. Tributes to Ernie may be found on the Haiku Happenings page. Also on this page is a link to a lovely video presentation by […]

Several New Zealand poets (and one Australian) have been involved with the PoARTry Exhibition Tools of the Trade, which is running at Mercy Hospital in Dunedin for the month of March 2021. Hospital staff – at all levels – provided words around their work that had meaning for them, poets created works inspired by these […]