The New Zealand Poetry Society is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 International Poetry Competition. With over 1,400 entries, the four judges were delighted at the amount of talented writing that was entered from around the world. OPEN SECTION Judge: Kiri Piahana-Wong1st Place: ‘Alumni Magazine‘ by Margaret Moores, Auckland. 2nd Place:‘A selection of […]

From all of us at NZPS, we would like to wish you all a safe and fulfilling Phantom Billstickers 2019 National Poetry Day. Let the words ignite! Check out the events happening up and down the country: https://t.co/p9XDZDJWLr

What with National Poetry Day only a week away, NZPS are excitedly waiting for all the awesome events happening up and down the country! http://www.nzbookawards.nz/national-poetry-day/calendar-of-events/

‘Unleash the power of poetry’ — so declares the slogan of National Poetry Day. This year’s Poetry Day falls on 23 August. And with a lineup of events that invites everyone to celebrate all things poetry, this power will be felt all across New Zealand. Browse the complete calendar of events for National Poetry Day […]

Have a look at the list of events for this year’s National Poetry Day! http://www.nzbookawards.nz/national-poetry-day/calendar-of-events/

On the 30th of July, Poetry Live are welcoming its newest MC, Sam Clements, to the stage as Guest Poet alongside hilarious comedy duo, Tough Tiger Fist! When: 8:00pm Where: Thirsty Dog Tavern, Karangahape Road, Newton, Auckland

Whangarei poets gather for poetry at ONEONESIX! Thursday, 18th of July at 5pm! 116 Bank Street in Whangarei! Be there or be square!