Saturday 15 November 2014

Radio NZ: Nine to Noon [14/11/14]

Nine to Noon

Originally aired on Nine to Noon, Friday 14 November 2014

Poetry New Zealand originated in 1951 and has continued under a range of editors. From this year it is now edited and published by Massey's College of Humanities and Social Science - under creative writing lecturer, Jack Ross.

Duration:  14′ 34″ 

Tuesday 4 November 2014

Images from the Poetry NZ Yearbook launch

Souvenir Programme

The Booktable

Mixing & Mingling

l-to-r: Robert Kempen, Lisa Samuels, Ya-Wen Ho, Michele Leggott & Olive the guide-dog

Dagmara Rudolph with Jack Ross

l-to-r: Alistair Paterson, Elizabeth Morton, Richard von Sturmer, Iain Britton, Michele Leggott &
Lisa Samuels, Jack Ross, Dagmara Rudolph & Kirsten Warner

Inside the Massey Albany Theatre Lab

Rand Hazou, drama lecturer & sound man

Grant Duncan launches the issue

Jack Ross introduces the poets

Lisa Samuels reads

[NB: photos 3, 5, 6 & 8 above were taken by Bronwyn Lloyd,
the others were taken by Sonia Yoshioka-Braid]

Monday 3 November 2014

Upcoming Events: Poems in the Waiting Room [28/2/15]

Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ)


The 2015 poetry competition will be judged by Carolyn McCurdie

1st prize: $175 2nd prize: $150 3rd prize: $125

The UBS Dunedin best unplaced Dunedin poet prize: $75

Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ) is a Dunedin based arts in health charity. We supply free poetry cards every season to medical waiting room patients, rest home resident, hospice patients and prison inmates.

Unpublished poems of up to 25 lines on any theme will be accepted. Entry Fee: $5.00 per poem or $10.00 for up to three poems.

Each poem should be typed on one side of A4 paper and two copies posted to Poems in the Waiting Room (NZ), 19 Hunt St, Dunedin 9013, to be received no later than 28 February 2015. No email entries please.


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