The New Zealand Poetry Society has been running an annual poetry competition since 1987.
The competition is open to members and non-members, worldwide, with members receiving an entry fee discount. All entries are eligible to be published in our annual poetry anthology.
Poets can enter four separate entry categories.
- Open verse for adults (18 years and over)
- Open verse for young people (17 years or younger)
- Haiku for adults
- Haiku for young people.
For more information on the 2019 Competition (including entry forms), click here.